Vermont Celebrates National Walking Day

The American Heart Association promotes walking as part of a month-long awareness campaign; asks America to “donate” minutes walked On April 6th,  countless numbers of Vermonters will lace up their sneakers and walk to commemorate the annual American Heart Association’s National Walking Day. And this year, there’s a fun way to participate nationally: everyone who walks on April 6 can [...]

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American Stroke Association urges public to learn song on World Stroke Day, Oct. 29

Sing F-A-S-T FAST to end stroke As part of World Stroke Day on Oct. 29, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is urging the public to sing a tune that could save lives. The F.A.S.T. Song helps people learn the most common warning signs of stroke and what to do if one occurs: If someone has a stroke near you, [...]

By |October 29th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

DANFORM SHOES WINS INAUGURAL HEART WALK CUP CHALLENGE

More than 600 Heart Walk participants and volunteers gathered at Oakledge Park in Burlington on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Families, co-workers and survivors gathered under sunny skies to celebrate the Vermont Heart Walk and raised more than $60,000 to support vital research and education. The top fundraising team was Danform Shoes who raised $3,082. They are the first to win [...]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Business leader strides for heart healthier community

The American Heart Association is pleased to have Jim Turnbaugh, Vice President of Turnbaugh Insurance Agency chair the 2015 Vermont Heart Walk. In this role, Turnbaugh has provided volunteer leadership for corporate involvement of Heart Walk teams and sponsorships. "The Heart Walk plays an important role in our region’s ongoing fight against heart disease and stroke, and raises awareness about [...]

By |September 16th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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Coalition Celebrates 10-year Anniversary of Smoke-free Bars and Private Clubs

Current and past legislators, health care providers, youth advocates and restaurant patrons gathered at the DoubleTree Hotel in South Burlington to celebrate 10 years of breathing clean indoor air in restaurants, bars and private clubs in Vermont and to urge supporters to continue the fight for clean indoor air, including prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited.   [...]

By |September 4th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Healthy Family Starts At Home And It Starts With You

Join the American Heart Association’s Life is Why Family Health Challenge™ this September   Burlington– The American Heart Association wants families to feel they can, and are fully equipped to, make healthy choices in the home and within their everyday activities – without throwing schedules completely off or leaving wallets empty. Today, about one in three American kids is considered [...]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments