Be Bold, Go Red, Girl’s Night Out

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Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the United States? Did you know that black women are at the highest risk of developing this disease? While these facts are upsetting, the steps we need to take to reduce our risk are simple. Here’s a great fact sheet and action plan geared towards black women. Please share these with other women (and men) that you know so we can all lead healthier lives.

Last year, I was honored to attend the 2nd Annual Girls Night Out, Go Red for Women event in Chicago and learn more about ways to promote heart healthiness. Can’t you tell?

This year, it will be no different, and I’m still honored.

If you are in the Chicagoland area, Be Bold. Go Red and join B96, 104.3 K-HITS and Bath & Body Works to celebrate the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement on Thursday, February 28, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Alhambra Palace Restaurant, located at 1240 West Randolph Street in Chicago.. A $35 VIP Ticket includes red carpet treatment, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, swag bag filled with goodies, mini spa services, fashion show and more! Click here to get your ticket! 
All ticket sale proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” campaign. Come and walk the red carpet with your best girl or guy friends and don’t forget to wear red!
BUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE!
I can give away one ticket to one of my readers who would love to come through and show their support as well. Here’s what you have to do:

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Disclaimer: I received a complimentary VIP ticket to Girls Night Out Benefiting Go Red for Women in exchange for promoting this event.  

 

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    Antoinette
    February 11, 2013 at 8:44 am

    I never was aware of Heart Disease until I met a good blogging friend name Raijean. Until I met her, I never really paid attention of the facts about heart disease. It is important to me now, because I have a kid to want to be as healthy to take care of her.

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    Arelis Cintron @DjRelAt7
    February 11, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    I’d love to attend! This sounds like a great event but I’m in CT 🙁
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    Yerinita Curtis-Fuller
    February 14, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    I was not aware of it until I saw this post. However, if our hearts are not healthy…we are not healthy.

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    Nicole Johnson
    February 14, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    Heart health is important to me because high blood pressure runs in my family. Therefore it is important to keep an eye on it now.

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    Samantha
    February 15, 2013 at 10:58 am

    To

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    Samantha
    February 15, 2013 at 10:58 am

    To be an example to my sons!

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    Maria R.
    February 17, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    I would love to attend this event because it’s for a great cause and my favorite color is red!

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    Maria R.
    February 17, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    Heart health is important to me because there has been a history of heart disease in my family.

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    Marianne
    February 18, 2013 at 12:37 pm

    Heart health is important so I can attend this fantastic event! Pick meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! (;
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    Tiaras & Tantrums
    February 18, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    well I walk around w/ red on top all day long!

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