December 2017: AHA | ASA In the Community Calendar

December 2017: AHA | ASA In the Community Calendar

The mission of the American Heart Association in New York City is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. To achieve this mission, the Association, its staff and volunteers, attempts to make an extraordinary impact by meeting people where they are. To that end, this month our team will be active around the city, working to improve and extend the lives of all New Yorkers.
Won’t you join us?

25 Days of Giving
Date: November 28 – December 22
Location: Online at NYCiswhy.heart.org
Description:The American Heart Association presents a special digital fundraising campaign designed to celebrate the individuals who make our work possible.
Service: American Heart Association will share daily reasons for giving on it’s social media pages via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @AHANewYorkCity

Contact: diego.ortizquintero@heart.org

Lehman College Health Fair with African Nursing Student Association and Lehman Department of Nursing
Date: Monday, December 4th
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: Lehman College, Bronx, NY
Description: Partnering with ANSA and SHE to provide baseline blood pressures with AHA providing education & awareness to the students/staff of Lehman College.
Service: AHA will provide information/enrollment on Check. Change. Control., Hands-Only CPR (HOCPR) demonstrations, and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact: leslie.eaddy@heart.org

Sonny Archer Foundation/Saving Our LEOs/Transit Police: CCC
Date: Tuesday, December 5th
Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: District 2-Canal Street Sub Station, W. Broadway & Lispenard, NY, NY
Description: Partnering with the Sonny Archer foundation who are providing baseline blood pressures with AHA providing education & awareness to the Transit Police in their underground precincts (districts).
Service: AHA will provide information/enrollment on Check. Change. Control., Hands-Only CPR (HOCPR) demonstrations, and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact:
 leslie.eaddy@heart.org

DC 37 Community Health Nursing Health Fair
Date: Tuesday, December 5th

Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: 125 Barclay Street, NY, NY
Description: Partnering with the nursing staff of DC 37, who are providing baseline blood pressures with AHA providing education & awareness to the membership of DC 37.
Service: AHA will provide information/enrollment on Check. Change. Control., Hands-Only CPR (HOCPR) demonstrations, and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact:
 leslie.eaddy@heart.org

Hostos Community College-World AIDS Day
Date: Thursday, December 7th
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Hostos Community College
Description: In conjunction with the Student Health Department’s observance of World AIDS Day to provide concurrent cardiovascular/hypertension education and awareness to students/faculty.
Service: AHA will provide information/enrollment on Check. Change. Control., Hands-Only CPR (HOCPR) demonstrations, and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact: victor.bory@heart.org or leslie.eaddy@heart.org or mary.gonzalez@heart.org

2017 Mini Health Fair at the TWU Local 100 Mass Membership Meeting
Date: Saturday, December 9th

Time: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: NY Marriot Downtown Brooklyn, 333 Adams Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY
Description: Health fair for transit employees and union members. 
Service: AHA will provide information/enrollment on Check. Change. Control., Hands-Only CPR (HOCPR) demonstrations, and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact: leslie.eaddy@heart.org

MTA /TWU Health & Wellness Event
Date: Thursday, December 14th

Time: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Flatbush Bus Depot, 4901 Fillmore Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234
Description: Partnering with the nursing staff of DC 37, who are providing baseline blood pressures with AHA providing education & awareness to the membership of DC 37.
Service: AHA will provide information/enrollment on Check. Change. Control., Hands-Only CPR (HOCPR) demonstrations, and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact:
 leslie.eaddy@heart.org

Hands-Only CPR event with Dyckman Basketball Clinic at JHS 52
Date: Sunday, December 17th
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location:650 Academy St., NY, NY
Description: Community family event to highlight CPR
Service: AHA will provide information/enrollment on Check. Change. Control., Hands-Only CPR (HOCPR) demonstrations, and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact:
 leslie.eaddy@heart.org

Harlem Healthy Hearts/Empowered to Serve with Dr. Icilma Fergus
Date: Wednesday, December 20th

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: 34 W. 134th St. New York, NY
Description: Presentation on the ease and benefit of having “in-home” gardens to produce herbs and vegetables increasing access to fruits & vegetables. This event is facilitated by Dr. Icilma Fergus.
Service: AHA will provide Empowered to Serve health lesson on Got Fruits? How About Vegetables with tie in to healthy eating for the holiday as well as reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact:
 leslie.eaddy@heart.org

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