On June 12th, American Heart Association volunteers, staff, coalition partners and Minnesota policymakers gathered to celebrate our public health victories at the Capitol this year. AHA’s Executive VP for the Midwest Affiliate, Kevin Harker, kicked off our celebration and recognized the important leadership Minnesota has in the nation in promoting health and preventing heart disease and stroke. We are setting the bar high! Legislators included Rep. Diane Loeffler, Rep. Nick Zerwas, and Sen. Carla Nelson. All played key roles in advancing AHA’s agenda at the Capitol in 2013. We thank each and every person who played a role in the success this year—they are too numerous to name!
Some of our key victories this year included: