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WHO: The American Heart Association Philadelphia team and Independence Visitor Center.
WHAT: Signature red dress sculpture photo opp and Hands- Only CPR demonstration.
In honor of National Wear Red Day, the American Heart Association will host hands-only CPR demonstrations in front of their signature red dress sculpture in the North End of the Independence Visitor Center. Visitors can learn the lifesaving skills of hands-only CPR from 9:00 am – 11:00 am and take pictures in front of the sculpture all month long.
WHEN: Friday, February 4, 2022, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
WHERE: The Independence Visitor Center, 599 Market St. Philadelphia, (Media on-street parking on 6th street side)
WHY: In honor of National Wear Red Day, the start of American Heart Month!
More than 800,000 people in the U.S. die from heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular disease may be prevented through healthy habits such as eating right, controlling cholesterol, getting physical activity, and not smoking.
Beat the rain? The news is calling for rain on Friday, plan to visit the below landmarks tonight and February 6 to see them glowing red.
- Ben Franklin Bridge
- PECO building (Crown Lights)
- Lincoln Financial Stadium
- FMC Tower
- Circa South Garage
- Circa Center
What can you do to get involved?
- Visit heart.org/GoRedForWomen and give to the American Heart Association
- Wear something red on February 4, 2022
- Take a selfie in red or visit the Independence Visitor Center and share on social media using #PhillyGoesRed. Tag us on socials @ahapennsylvania
Theresa Spencer is award-winning communications strategist and public relations professional. She is a creative thinker and innovative in her approach to create collaborative opportunities for others and most importantly, can motivate people around her to turn their ideas into reality. I design and drive communications and branding strategies to advance the American Heart Association objectives, initiatives and programs.