Las Vegas American Heart Association hosts Go Red For Women 2012

Rio Hotel & Casino

The 7th annual Go Red For Women luncheon was held at the Rio Hotel and Casino for the many supporters and champions of the Las Vegas American Heart Association.  The luncheon’s goal was to educate women and men alike about the heart health as well as to band together in an effort to wipe out heart disease and stroke.

The event featured shopping and wellness booths educating those in attendance about staying healthy through lifestyle changes, a silent auction, a health conscious lunch sponsored by Weight Watchers of Las Vegas and entertainment by Vegas entertainer Rick Faugno. Channel 3 TV anchor Maria Mortera emceed the event joined by 2012 Go Red For Women chairwoman Dawn Gibbons. Passion speaker Mary Jackson and keynote speaker Dr. Mitchel Forman highlighted the luncheon with words of passion, encouragement, strength, tenacity and humor.

Sponsors included Macy’s Department Store and Merck Pharmaceuticals which helped raise $183,000 for the organization. This event is one of the Las Vegas American Heart Associations key fundraisers for the year and you can look forward to their upcoming Heart Ball April 28, 2012.

To find out how you can be a part of this event or the Las Vegas American Heart Association visit them on the web or contact the local office at (702) 367-1366.


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