THE EVENT COMMITTEE
Patrice Case & Jo Kuchle
What do you love best about Go Red?! Is it the educational sessions, the heart healthy breakfast, the delicious lunch, the inspiring speakers, or the fabulous shopping?! Perhaps you don’t have a favorite thing about Go Red –you just love it all!
I know we love everything about Go Red too, but perhaps our favorite thing is seeing so many wonderful women – and men – learning how to take better care of themselves and supporting a wonderful cause while having a great time! Those are the things that bring us back to the wonderful co-chair spot again this year and we could not be more excited!
What, you may say, does Go Red have for us this year? We have the usual favorites, but we have a few new favorite things to try out too. To start the day off right and to welcome the Y chromosomes among us, we begin with an exclusive men’s breakfast. This “invitation only” event is for the men in our lives who want a bit of Go Red lavished on them. Heart illness is not only the leading cause of death among women, but it is the leading cause of death for all of us! We all know the men in our lives have hearts, and this gives them a chance to improve theirs.
Leading the Men’s Breakfast -- as well as our lunch -- will be our nationally known speaker Joe Piscatella. Joe has appeared on the Today Show and Good Morning America. He will inspire us with his own health story and take away tips to improve our lives.
Other new favorite things include more private health screenings. Learning to be healthy is a big goal and we want to give you more opportunities to do just that! Reward yourself for getting these health screenings with spa treatments. Yes, we said spa treatments. We feel …aaaaaaaaaaaaaaah just writing it. Once we enter the spa area – we may never come out!
For those nostalgia buffs, we have a few of your tried and true favorites too like the auction, the educational sessions, and the open your heart giveaways. We believe that some things aren’t broken and don’t need fixing.
It’s our distinct honor and pleasure to welcome you one more time to the Go Red luncheon where we know if you don’t have a favorite Go Red thing yet, you will soon!
Thanks for Going Red with us!
Patrice & Jo
2012 and 2013 Go Red Chairs
Message From Nancy Brown
Welcome to the 2012 Fairbanks Go Red For Women Luncheon! We’re delighted you are here and appreciate your interest in learning how you can advance health, stop heart disease and save women’s lives. That’s what the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement is all about.
Heart disease isn’t just a man’s problem. It’s a woman’s problem, too. In fact, it’s the No. 1 killer of women. And, tragically, far too few women realize their risk from this preventable disease. We need to raise women’s awareness of their risk and protect our mothers, daughters, sisters, friends and ourselves.
You can help, starting today. Here’s how:
First, take charge of your own heart health. Visit your doctor. Know your numbers (learn more at www.GoRedForWomen.org). You can improve your blood pressure, cholesterol and other numbers by making lifestyle changes. You’ll be healthier and look and feel better, too.
Second, join the American Heart Association in making it your mission to fight heart disease in women. Help spread the word that heart disease is women’s No. 1 killer. Share what you learn today with your family and members of your community. Tell five women you want them to live and we can help stop heart disease in our lifetime.
Third and last, consider making a contribution. Your donation today will make a difference in the lives of women here and across the country. You can help fund local and national Go Red activities that support awareness, research, education and community programs that benefit women.
Thank you again for being here. My hope is that you won’t leave today without committing to making a difference by joining the Go Red For Women movement — women everywhere need your help. Only one in five women believes that heart disease is her greatest health threat. We believe reducing risk and preventing heart disease starts with education — and you. There’s so much to do, and so much at stake.
With your commitment, we can help women and their families live longer, stronger lives. Thank you for your generous support.
Chief Executive Officer
American Heart Association
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