hidden Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk Announce Dream Team of Volunteer Leaders

Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk Announce Dream Team of Volunteer Leaders

The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives is proud to announce its volunteer leadership for the 2021 Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk.  Since 1991, the event has raised over $15.6 million, in support of vital research and programming to

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Greater Maryland Heart Walk – Tuesday Team Shout Out

Hi! I am Mike Mathis. In August 2017, at the age of 50, I had a “widow maker” heart attack and survived. Everything went right that day. From the decision to have my wife drive me to the hospital, to the ER Doctors and Staff not giving up on me, even after 40 minutes. I

hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight – NeAnna

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight – NeAnna

I am a survivor. I am a 40-year-old mom of three boys, a hairless Chinese crested and black cat and at the age of 33, I suffered my first silent stroke. I was employed with an organization that presented extremely intense situations daily. While I loved my career greatly and especially adored my colleagues, I

hidden STEMinist Brittany Young

STEMinist Brittany Young

Do you know what it means to be a STEMinist? Go Red for Women’s STEM Goes Red is bringing amazing STEMinists to your home through our Instagram series “Saturday STEM Spotlight.” STEM Goes Red strives to engage young women and mentors, increase the number of women pursuing STEM degrees in higher education, close the gender

hidden Virtual Hole In One event celebrates the American Heart Associations’ Golf Tournament

Virtual Hole In One event celebrates the American Heart Associations’ Golf Tournament

The Hole In One event on May 11 brought together the American Heart Association’s golfing supporters for a fun evening of golf tips and trivia, in a celebration of AHA’s work in the Greater Washington Region. The event was hosted by Rich Sawchak, Chief Financial Officer of Novetta Solutions and the Chair of the American

hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

I’m A Survivor It was April 11, 2009, a normal Saturday morning.  I lived alone and had just gotten up to let my two dogs out.  My brother worked close by on the weekends and he had just called me to ask a favor.  I told him I would go brush my teeth then do

hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

My name is Olivia Richardson and I am a two-time stroke survivor, former LVAD patient, and heart-transplant recipient. I was first diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and had my first stroke at the age of 25. This was a shock to me because I had always been an athlete and been healthy all my life. After my

hidden American Heart Association Announces 2020 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk Chair

American Heart Association Announces 2020 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association is pleased to announce that Tim Gillis, managing partner of the Washington Metro Area offices of U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm KPMG LLP, has been named Chair of the 2020 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk. The Greater Washington Region Heart Walk is a fun and meaningful way to celebrate heart and stroke

hidden How to Move More as Companies Adapt to Working Remote

How to Move More as Companies Adapt to Working Remote

By ADP, Guest Blogger. While working from home may be new to many, it can have added benefits, such as adding more time to our day that we would normally spend commuting to and from the office. Instead of using this extra time to watch TV or sleep in, take the time you would spend

hidden Local organizations step it up on National Walking Day for the Virtual Step Challenge!

Local organizations step it up on National Walking Day for the Virtual Step Challenge!

The American Heart Association continues to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives during these unprecedented times.  With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have been promoting new ways to adopt healthy lifestyles and moving more whilst abiding by social distancing and stay at home orders.   To mark National Walking Day