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2021 AHA Heart Walk Building Culture of Health


Written by Veronica Jones February 23, 2021

Breaking News concerning the American Heart Association Mid- South Heart Walk and Red Dress Dash 5k on Saturday April 24. 2021.  at 7:30 am.  This year, the Red Dash Walk is cancelled . The Heart  Walk 5K-  3 miles and 1 mile for Survivors will still happen.  We are asking everyone to participate wherever they feel comfortable. In your neighborhood or on a treadmill. Go to the American Heart Association Heart Walk Facebook page. They have mapped out eight different parks throughout the city in case you’re looking for somewhere safe to walk. Please wear your mask and adhere to social distancing guidelines. The parks are : Raleigh Town Center’ Bert Ferguson, Hickory Hill, Glenview, Audubon, Dalstrom, Douglass and Overton Park.  Place your videos, photos on the American Heart Association Facebook page as you cross the Finish Line  and watch the award ceremony online.  Heart Heroes, we still need your help with our  fundraising goal  of 3,000,00 for Team towards the 15,000.00 for Campus. Go online  to www.midsouthheartwalk.org and donate to UTHSC Team” Heart’s Up Living Life”. Coach Veronica Jones. The second donation option is with cash or check. You can make your checks out to American Heart Association( memo 2021 Heart Walk ). You can leave your cash donations on with Officers Sadie Nelms, Gale Ware, or Veronica Jones. They can also be brought to the Hyman Building Security Desk.  If you have any questions, don’t  hesitate to call extension 22888 .

Together, we can make healthier, longer lives possible for everyone.

Thank you in advance for your support.