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  • You're Invited: Advocate for Heart at the Texas Capitol!

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    We’re recognizing American Stroke Month with a gathering of advocates and survivors at the Texas State Capitol on May 17. We’re recognizing American Stroke Month with a gathering of advocates and survivors at the Texas State Capitol.
  • Legislative Update: We're One Step Closer to Improved Care

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    Your AHA Colorado Advocacy Team, along with a dedicated group of You're the Cure advocates, are working hard to secure the passage of House Bill 1357 which would improve heart attack systems of care throughout the state.
  • Denver Grassroots Action Team Leads the Way

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    Read the guest post written by Julie Knowles and learn more about how to join the Denver Grassroots Action Team.
  • Port Arthur Goes Smoke-Free!

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    Last Tuesday,the Port Arthur City Council voted unanimously (9-0) in favor of a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance! Port Arthur is now the 48th city in Texas to go smoke-free!
  • Meet Mary Mandel, Our You're the Cure Hero

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    Every day we take thousands of steps to get where we need to go. You're the Cure advocate Mary Mandel knows this well and is advocating for everyone to take the step toward a healthier lifestyle!
  • Update: Healthy Vending in Albuquerque

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    We are working in Albuquerque, with City Councilmen Pat Davis and Brad Winters to pass and implement an ordinance which would allow for healthier foods to be sold in vending machines in all city owned buildings.
  • Advocacy Volunteers Needed: Tulsa Heart Walk

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    We have an exciting volunteer opportunity coming up in your backyard, and we would love to have you there!
  • Stroke Awareness Month in Wyoming: Can We Share Your Story?

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    Every 40 seconds, someone has a stroke. And one out of six people will suffer a stroke in their lifetime. But still, the vast majority of Americans do not think of stroke as a major health concern.
  • Save the Date: Arkansas Advocate Summit

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    We can’t wait to share more details with you but for now we want to get an upcoming event on your calendar so that you don’t miss this exciting opportunity.
  • Meet Jessica Westerman

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    Please meet Jessica Westerman, an amazing American Heart Association advocate that commits time and passion to support the Advocacy Team in our Little Rock, Arkansas office.
  • Arkansas Works Passes: Still has obstacles

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    Governor Asa Hutchinson called for a special legislative session last week to vote on his Private Option reform plan titled “Arkansas Works”.
  • Lace Up & Go for National Walking Day!

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    Nowadays, we’re spending more time at work and sitting in front of a screen than ever before. We're becoming less active, which can increase our risk of heart disease, stroke and other diseases. You’re invited to join us as we lace...
  • Meet Shaik A. Khader, You're the Cure Advocate

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    Shaik A. Khader is a new member of the Denver Grassroots Action Team. He has joined the fight against heart disease and stroke and has been advocating for a healthier Colorado! Shaik A. Khader
  • Meet Mylan Shaunfield, Advocate for Health

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    We would like to highlight one of our newest You're the Cure advocates, Mylan Shaunfield. He's been advocating for heart health in record speed.
  • A generation of lifesavers for New Mexico!

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    Last week in New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez signed House Bill 104 and Senate 1 into law. These bills add CPR to the health requirements for all students in New Mexico.
  • SmokeFree Little Rock Needs YOU!

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    SmokeFree Little Rock is continuing its work to make all indoor workplaces free of secondhand smoke but we need YOU! The coalition is working to engage partners throughout the community and grow our grassroots support of the campaign to create a healthier...
  • Volunteers Needed: OKC Heart Walk

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    We have an exciting volunteer opportunity coming up in your backyard, and we would love to have you there!
  • Colorado Promotes Heart Health for National #WearRedDay!

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    You’re the Cure advocates and Colorado lawmakers gathered to recognize Wear Red Day and the Go Red for Women movement.
  • Meet Kari & TK

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    In our Volunteer Spotlight this month we would love for you to meet TWO of our Oklahoma Grassroots Action Team members:
  • Central AR Heart Walk is calling!

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    We have an exciting volunteer opportunity coming up in your backyard, and we would love to have you there!
  • Join Advocates at the State Capitol!

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    If you're wondering how your voice can really be heard, or want to take your advocacy to the next level, join us on March 16 to see the Texas Legislature up close.
  • WY Advocating For Heart Event Brings Advocates Together

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    On Tuesday, February 25th advocates from across Wyoming came together for an Advocating for Heart breakfast in Cheyenne to recognize Wear Red Day and the fight against the number one killer of women - heart disease, by advocating for heart healthy and...
  • OKC Sweethearts Day at the Capitol

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    The American Heart Association Oklahoma City office hosted their annual Sweethearts Day at the Capitol on March 1. This event is part of the annual Sweethearts program to develop future heart health advocates.
  • Meet Christa Coleman

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    Christa recently attended our Go Red For Women Survivor Gallery Unveiling at the Arkansas State Capitol. Christa's family had spent the past week at Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) with her daughter, Adyson after she had open-heart surgery...
  • What's Up Doc? Fresh Produce Coming Your Way, San Antonio!

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    The San Antonio City Council recently made some important changes to the city’s zoning codes that will make it easier to grow, buy, and sell fresh foods throughout San Antonio. These changes include efforts to increase urban farms and cottage...