hidden Syracuse executive named to leadership role for Heart Challenge

Syracuse executive named to leadership role for Heart Challenge

The American Heart Association has named Ronald Belle, president and CEO of AmeriCU Credit Union, as chairman of the 2023 Syracuse Heart Challenge. In this role, Belle is charged with a $500,000 fundraising goal to support the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Heart Challenge® is a suite of activities

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Russell Sage leader to host CycleNation in the Capital Region

ALBANY, N.Y. – From 1985 to 1995, Joan Clifford worked for the American Heart Association, setting up an employee wellness program called “Heart At Work,” and a program that brought health programming to area churches called “Community at Heart.” On Tuesday, Oct. 18, Clifford, now Director of Alumni Relations at Russell Sage College, and executive director

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Family honors son with donation of infant scales

Following surgery for a congenital heart defect, a baby’s weight can fluctuate, which can indicate a problem.  The family of Jonathan Kirk, who passed after receiving a heart transplant, made a donation to Albany Medical Center, a member of the Albany Med Health System, that will make it easier for families to track their babies’

hidden John D. Jenkins Elementary School Receives Grant for Health Resources

John D. Jenkins Elementary School Receives Grant for Health Resources

Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge grant allow school to target whole-body wellness in support of physical and emotional health  The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $1292 to the John D. Jenkins Elementary School in Woodbridge, VA to purchase hand weights and yoga mats for

hidden Nneka Chiazor, Vice President, Cox Communications and Dana Beckton, Chief Diversity Officer, Sentara Healthcare to lead 2022-23 Hampton Roads Go Red for Women® Movement

Nneka Chiazor, Vice President, Cox Communications and Dana Beckton, Chief Diversity Officer, Sentara Healthcare to lead 2022-23 Hampton Roads Go Red for Women® Movement

Community leaders to co-chair American Heart Association’s initiative to improve women’s heart health The American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, announces Nneka Chiazor, Vice President of Government & Public Affairs for Cox Communications and Dana Beckton, Chief Diversity Officer for Sentara Healthcare as the community volunteer co-chairs of the 2022-2023

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Mount Pleasant Elementary School receives grant for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $2,500 to Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Roanoke, for physical activity equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The grant the school received will help purchase a “Systems of Adventure Wall” for

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Mount Pleasant Elementary School receives grant for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $2,500 to Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Roanoke, for physical activity equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The grant the school received will help purchase a “Systems of Adventure Wall” for