Go Red For Women Luncheon!March 1st, 2013 at 3:11 pm by michaelnewman under Face of Fox
This week the American Heart Association hosted the “Go Red for Women” Luncheon at the Albuquerque Hotel. It is an event where everyone is urged to wear red and raise awareness of the dangers of heart disease in women. I learned that surprisingly, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women (http://www.goredforwomen.org/home/about-heart-disease-in-women/facts-about-heart-disease/)
A staggering statistic that is affecting millions of woman in the US.
But it was also an event to celebrate the lives of women who have the fight against heart disease and are now advocating for more awareness.
There were hundreds of people in attendance; everyone from physicians, healthcare professionals, business people, and even Mayor R.J. Berry.
And our very own Nikki Stanzione, from New Mexico Style hosted the Survivor Fashion Show, showcasing the strength and courage of women who not only fought Heart Disease but have conquered it!
Here is Nikki sharing these woman’s stories…
For more information about Go Red for Women, visit their website: http://www.goredforwomen.org/