October 2017 AHA | ASA in the Community Calendar

October 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?

Empowered to Serve: Simple Cooking with Heart Demo
Date: Sunday, October 1st
Time: 1:00 pm.
Location: Berean Baptist Church
Description: Healthy Cooking Demonstration with Chef Brittany.
Service: AHA will provide Simple Cooking with Heart shopping guide, nutrition, blood pressure and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact: leslie.eaddy@heart.org


Riverside Church Health Fair
Date: Sunday, October 1st

Time: 1:00 pm
Location: 490 Riverside Drive, NY, NY
Description: Health Fair
Service: AHA will provide Hands-Only CPR demonstrations, Check.Change.Control. and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact: leslie.eaddy@heart.org


Hostos Community College Check.Change.Control Program
Date: Wednesdays in October (and Tuesday, October 10th)
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY
Description: Student health fair. 
Service: AHA will provide Hands-Only CPR demonstrations, blood pressure screenings, Check.Change.Control. enrollment and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact: leslie.eaddy@heart.org or victor.bory@heart.org


U.S. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons-Closed Event
Date: Friday, October 6th
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY
Description: Employee Retreat education and awareness
Service: AHA will provide Hands-Only CPR demonstrations, blood pressure screenings, Check.Change.Control. enrollment and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact: leslie.eaddy@heart.org or victor.bory@heart.org


Health & Wealth Forum-Alpha Kappa Alpha-Tau Nu Omega & Eta Omega Omega Chapters/Betances Community Center
Date: Saturday, October 7th
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Betances Community Center, 545 E. 146th Street, Bronx, NY
Description: Health & Wealth Forum
Service: AHA will provide Hands-Only CPR demonstrations, blood pressure screenings, Check.Change.Control. enrollment and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact: leslie.eaddy@heart.org


The City College of New York 8th Annual Premedical Studies Volunteer Fair
Date: Thursday, October 12th
Time: 12:00 pm- 2:30 pm.
Location: Convent Avenue at 138th Street, Manhattan, NY
Description: The volunteer fair is a recruitment opportunity: AHA will introduce itself to potential student volunteers.
Service: AHA volunteers will provide information about managing and preventing high blood pressure, stroke, and promoting cardiovascular health. 
Contact: victor.bory@heart.org


Go Red For Women® Educational Symposium “The Heart-Brain Connection” sponsored by Northwell Health
Date: Thursday, October 19th
Time: 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Apella, Event Space at Alexandria Center, 450 East 29th Street, Manhattan, NY
Description: This special event will bring women of NYC together to gain a better understanding of heart and brain health and how to live a healthy life. 

Service: The  Educational Symposium will include a morning of educational panels and presenters, which will include high level speakers to continue to drive awareness in a highly informative light, increasing engagement among the lay community.
Contact: jaimie.racanelli@heart.org 
Tickets available at www.goredsymposium.heart.org


2017 Brooklyn Heart & Stroke Walk 
Date: Saturday, October 21st
Time: Check-in at 9 am; Walk starts at 9:30 am 
Location: Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY 
Description: Spend a morning with your friends, family, and colleagues walking 3 miles through scenic Brooklyn Bridge Park and Brooklyn Heights in support of the American Heart Association’s mission to end cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Service: AHA will host the 2017 Brooklyn Heart & Stroke Walk, with a special “Hearty Halloween” theme featuring music and entertainment provided by radio personalities from Nash FM and Radio 103.9, free health screenings, cardiovascular advice from experts, giveaways, and a Kids’ Zone with fun Halloween games and activities for all ages.
Contact: sadia.mehmood@heart.org
Register at www.brooklynheartwalk.org


Food, Fitness & Faith Summit
Date: Tuesday, October 24th
Time: 8:30am to 3pm
Location: At Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456
Description: Health and Spirituality Summit hosted by the Office of Faith-Based Initiatives, Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Center, and Borough of Bronx Multi-Faith Advisory Group
Service: AHA will provide information about high blood pressure, stroke, and cardiovascular health.
Contact: victor.bory@heart.org


Citiview Connections Clubhouse Health Fair
Date: Thursday, October 26th
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Citiview Connections Clubhouse, 33-24 Northern Blvd. 3rd Floor, LIC Queens, NY
Description: Health Fair
Service: AHA will provide Hands-Only CPR demonstrations, blood pressure screenings, Check.Change.Control. enrollment and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact: leslie.eaddy@heart.org


HRA (Human Resources Administration) Quality of Work Life Health Fair
Date: Friday, October 27th
Time: 10:00 to 4:00 pm
Location: TBD
Description: Employee Health Fair
Service: AHA will provide Hands-Only CPR demonstrations, blood pressure screenings, Check.Change.Control. enrollment and information about reducing sodium in your diet.
Contact: leslie.eaddy@heart.org


Borough of Manhattan Community College Volunteer Fair
Date: Monday, October 30th
Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Richard Harris Terrace, 199 Chambers Street, Manhattan, NY
Description: The volunteer fair is a recruitment opportunity: AHA will introduce itself to potential student volunteers.
Service: AHA volunteers will provide information about managing and preventing high blood pressure, stroke, and promoting cardiovascular health. 
Contact:  victor.bory@heart.org

For more information about the American Heart Association’s service in the NYC community, please contact Diego Ortiz Quintero at diego.ortizquintero@heart.org or via telephone at 212-878-5903.

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