YOUR HEART MATTERS
The Westchester County (NY) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will host the annual Big Apple Cluster Go Red event on February 21, 2021 at 11AM. This virtual event will be launched to bring awareness to women’s heart health. A robust program, entitled “Your Heart Matters” has been developed and will feature a panel of cardiologists, Dr. Michelle Johnson, Dr. Thomas J. Price, Dr. Rufus E. Sadler and a spiritual leader, Rev.Orsella R Hughes. The keynote speaker will be Judge Lynn Toler, author, retired Judge and television host. The panelists and keynoter will offer information to promote change to improve the lives of women by taking charge of their heart health as well as the health of those they care about.
February, is designated as American Heart month, igniting an annual groundswell that unites all The Links, Incorporated chapters in the Metropolitan New York area and surrounding counties for a common goal of the eradication of heart disease and stroke. According to The American Heart Association, nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat. Go Red for Women is an initiative designed to promote and increase awareness surrounding women’s heart health. So, on February 21st let’s come together and make a commitment to learn and change our heart health for the better.
Terry Joyner, President of the Westchester County (NY) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated notes that “this is an ideal time to remind women to focus on their hearts and to encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved.”
The Westchester County (NY) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated encourages women who are healthy, as well as those with heart conditions to register and participate in the Go Red event. To register for this free event please use Eventbrite. And as part of the Go Red event, we are encouraging registrants to donate to support American Heart Association, Westchester County in their efforts to promote awareness on heart health. We look forward to your joining us to learn more about heart health, as the more we know about our hearts, the better we can treat, beat and prevent cardiovascular disease. Go Red Eventbrite information: