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Welcome to the new You’re the Cure Community Site!

by Brian B. on Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Take action, comment on blog articles, earn points, gain badges all because You’re the Cure.

Dear Advocates,

I want to welcome you to our new You’re the Cure Community Site and I hope you enjoy it.  This will be your one stop shop for all things Advocacy.  As mentioned above you can:

-take action on recent alerts,

-read “The Pulse” which will serve as a state blog,

-earn points by responding to alerts, commenting on stories, re-tweeting alerts, and contacting your elected officials in a number of ways,

-gain badges for various accomplishments like attending a Lobby Day, being a caregiver or survivor, being a YTC Promoter, being a medical professional, and many other ways. 

Click on your name at the top of the page to view your profile and learn more about our ranks and badges. 

Throughout the year you will be hearing from me and the Government Relations Director in your state.  I hope that we will also be hearing from you. You can get started on earning points by commenting on this and other articles below.

Thanks!

You’re the Cure,

Brian Bowser
Grassroots Director
Advocacy Dept.
American Heart Association, SouthWest Affiliate
10900-B Stonelake Blvd. Ste 320
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: (512) 338-2404
Email: brian.bowser@heart.org

 

 

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Comments (6)

  • This is a great way to stay connected find ways to participate, even if it is only through electronic media (emails and social media). I just sent every letter possible through the Action Center and shared several on social media sites as well.

    — Karen W.

  • Thanks Britni!  We hope to hear more from you.  

    Everyone should click on the Advocate Stories section to see why other people have gotten involved with You''re the Cure, or to share your own story.

    Thanks,

    — Brian B.

  • I am so excited about having the opportunity to take action on heart related issues.

    — Britni L.

  • Join the Colorado Advocacy staff of the American Heart Association on Thrusday Oct 11th from 3-4:30 p.m. at our Denver AHA Offices - 1280 South Parker Road - for  a Meet and Greet and some light afternoon snacks and refreshements.  We will be discussing  the new You''re the Cure site, our State Policy Agenda and what we are doing in advoccacy.   Contact Erin O''Reilly if you are interested - erin.oreilly@heart.org

    — Erin H.

  • Please join the American Heart Association on for our Oct. 24 Lobby Day at the Texas Capitol!  Join us from 2-4PM and help make a difference in cardiovascular disease and stroke!  Contact Brian Bowser if your interested - brian.bowser@heart.org.

    Joel Romo

    Sr. Dir. of Gov. Relations

    — Joel R.

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