WORCESTER – The 2019 Central Massachusetts Heart Walk raises funds to save lives from this country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke. By participating in the Heart Walk, you’re joining a million Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation who are raising funds for lifesaving science. Science that can teach us all how to live longer and be Healthy for Good.
This year, the Central MA Heart Walk is scheduled for Saturday, March 11 at Quinsigamond State Park in Worcester, MA. The Heart Walk will be chaired by Dr. Michelle Hadley, cardiologist and co-chair of the Saint Vincent Hospital Women’s Health & Lifestyle Center.
Dr. Hadley attended medical school at University of New England and both her residency and fellowship were at Saint Vincent Hospital. Dr. Hadley’s clinical areas of interest include general cardiology, adult congenital heart disease, women’s health, and pregnancy.
“I am honored to be the chair of the Central Massachusetts Heart Walk,” Hadley said. “The American Heart Association’s research and resources provide critical support to help all live a heart-healthy life. Together, we can be Heart Walk Heroes and be a major driving force behind eradicating heart disease and stroke.”
Be a Heart Walk hero! Join us on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at DCR’s Quinsigamond State Park-Lake Park to take part in the American Heart Association’s 26th annual Central MA Heart Walk! This 2.5 or 5 mile walk is a great way to spend a morning with members of the Central MA Community. Consider the lives you are going to help change for the better through your leadership and donations. We’re talking more moms, dads, brothers, aunts and babies’ lives saved. Help keep hearts everywhere beating. Let’s take steps together to cure heart disease and stroke.
To learn more please visit centralmaheartwalk.org.
Our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. Even when those conditions don’t result in death, they cause disability and diminish quality of life. We want to see a world free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.