American Heart Association to Host Breakfast in Red for the Topeka Community

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What:
The American Heart Association, together with its Go Red for Women® movement is proud to host the inaugural Breakfast in Red to raise awareness around women’s heart health on Valentine’s Day!

The 2019 Breakfast in Red is sponsored nationally by CVS Health and locally by The University of Kansas St. Francis Campus.

When:
Thursday, February 14, 2019
8-9 a.m. | Breakfast and Program with Keynote speaker by Topeka’s only femalecardiologist, Dr. Swapna Mamidipally

Note: Photo opportunities and interviews will be available with the doctor and director for the event

Where:
The Brownstone
4020 N.W. 25th St., Topeka, KS 66618

Why:
Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year-more than all cancers combined. Together we can prevent heart disease and stroke. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Women who Go Red live healthier lives. Plan to wear red and bring someone your heart cherishes to this free, first-time event!

For more information about this event, the public is encouraged to call 785.228.3435 or visit the Event section on: www.facebook.com/ahakansas.

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About the American Heart Association:
The American Heart Association is a leading force for a world of longer, healthier lives. With nearly a century of lifesaving work, the Dallas-based association is dedicated to ensuring equitable health for all. We are a trustworthy source empowering people to improve their heart health, brain health and well-being. We collaborate with numerous organizations and millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, advocate for stronger public health policies, and share lifesaving resources and information. Connect with us onheart.org, Facebook, Twitter or by calling 1-800-AHA-USA1.