Throughout the year, our blog will feature AHA volunteer stories of survival and hope. We know there are thousands of stories like these - thats why we want to say “Thanks” to all of you for giving your time and sharing your lives with us. You can’t spell CURE without U! Thank you for all you do to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. YOU’RE THE CURE!

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk!

Great news! The American Heart Association will be hosting a Heart Walk in Northfield this year! Join us on October 2nd at Northfield Middle School at 8am to raise awareness for a heart healthy lifestyle.

Northfield Heart Walk Event Information

When: Saturday, October 2, 2010
Time: 8:00am Registration, Activities and Kid Zone
9:30am Opening Ceremonies
10:00am 1 or 3 Mile Walk
Where: Northfield Middle School
2200 Division St. S.
Northfield, MN 55057

Sign up for a Heart Walk Team:
Contact Kristi O'Keefe or Sara Silvernail @ (952)846-8607 or (612)590-2454; or and mention you are a You're the Cure advocate!

Help Us Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk:
This year, we will have an advocacy booth at the heart walk and will be collecting petitions to send lawmakers asking them to prevent obesity in Minnesota and nationwide.
Volunteer to help us collect petitions at the Northfield Heart Walk by contacting Rachel Callanan at

With your help, we will continue to make strides to ensure Northfield citizens, patrons, and children have a heart-healthy future! See you on October 2nd!

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