‘Go Red for Women’ Day to be celebrated next Friday

first_imgLatest Stories You Might Like Heart Association recruiting bakers The Pike County Heart Association board is answering the call to, once again, offer the “bakings” of some of the… read more Print Article Sponsored Content This year, the children designed the tee shirt that will be worn on “Go Red for Women” day on Friday.“The children were very excited about the tee shirt design and drew two days in an effort to come up with a design,” Bateman said. “The design is really cute and shows that children are concerned about heart disease and want to help.”“Holding Hands with Friends Helps Your Heart” is the message the children chose for this specially designed “Go Red” tee shirt.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 7:57 pm Friday, January 29, 2010 By Jaine Treadwell “Women tend to eat just like men do, unhealthy,” said Annette Toney, Pike County Heart Walk volunteer. “Working women spend a lot of time at the vending machines and fast food restaurants. Women stay on the go, running errands, getting the kids to school, cleaning the house, doing laundry while holding down regular job. So, too many times we forget to take care of ourselves.”Toney said it’s time for everyone to make a difference by inspiring co-workers, friends and family to speak up about heart disease.“Educating ourselves about the risk of not being healthy is the first step. The statistics are there but we can beat them.“Heart disease doesn’t know age. You can be born with heart problems or diagnosed when you are an adult. But we can help each other live longer and be stronger. We can get empowered with the facts, find a community like Pike County that supports living a healthy lifestyle, make health changes to our diets and start exercising.” Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson ‘Go Red for Women’ Day to be celebrated next Friday The short sleeve tee shirts are $10 and $12 for 2x-4x. Long sleeve shirts are $15 and $17.50 for the larger size.Shirts may be ordered by calling 334-566-7270 or 372-4702.The purchase of a tee shirt not only helps raise awareness of heart disease it also helps in the fight against the disease.The hard, cold fact is that heart disease is the number one killer of women. The Pike County Heart Walk is gearing up for national “Go Red for Women’ day on Friday, February 5. Already more than 200 “Go Red” tee shirts have been ordered to wear on the day set aside to build awareness of the risk of heart disease to women everywhere.Pike County is unique to many areas when it comes to raising funds for the American Heart Association. That uniqueness comes from a group of four-year-olds at Mothers Day Out at First Baptist Church of Troy.Each year, the children in Betty Bateman’s class learn about heart disease and then help earn money for the Pike County Heart Walk by doing chores around their homes. The money they earn supports the annual fundraiser. The children raise the bar for a lot of the Heart Walk teams. Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Skip Book Nook to reopenlast_img read more