AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
UPCOMING EVENTS ON LONG ISLAND & QUEENS
May 10, 2012, 3:58 p.m.
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION UPCOMING EVENTS ON LONG ISLAND & QUEENS
May 11, 2012 49th Annual Long Island Heart Ball–The Heart Ball and Auction is an annual social event held to recognize outstanding accomplishments of individuals and companies in the area of cardiovascular science and leadership. Honoring Dr. James Albanese of North Nassau Cardiology at North Shore-LIJ and Don Hendler, CEO, President of Leviton Mfg.,Co. The evening will include dinner, dancing and a silent auction which will offer a bountiful assortment of generously donated items. Event will be held at the Garden City Hotel, Garden City, NY, 7:00 p.m.–12:00 p.m. For more information, tickets or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Michele Gervat of the American Heart Association at 516-450-9129 or www.heart.org .
May 19, 2012 Heart Ride 2011 – Heart Ride is a unique cycling experience and fundraising program to support the American Heart Association. The AHA will train you to participate in a 27-mile, 59-mile or 100-mile bike through the Hamptons. If you are interested in becoming a member of the 2012 Heart Ride Team, visit www.AmericanHeartRide.org.
May 15, 2012 Queens Go Red for Women Dinner– This annual Queens event will bring together a diverse group of Queen's top business and community leaders. This year the event will take place at Terrace On The Park, Flushing Meadows Park, Queens from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This year’s Chair is Dr. Diane Sixsmith, Chairman Department Of Emergency Medicine, New York Hospital Queens. The dinner program will honor Dr. Chong Park, Chief, Division of Cardiology, New York Hospital Queens, Victoria Schneps, Schneps Comminications and Patricia Thompson, Bombardier. For more information, tickets or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Jan DiGeronimo at 516-450-9131 or www.heart.org/queensgoredforwomen
May 20, 2012 3rd Annual Healing Heart 5K Run - This event will be held at the beautiful Martha Clara Vineyards in the heart
of the Long Island wine country in Riverhead Race Time: 10 a.m. For more information contact Barbara.Poliwoda@heart.org or register online at www.heartwalk.kintera.org/healingheart5k
June18, 2012 24th Annual American Heart Association Golf Classic – A Joel Hamroff Memorial Tribute
The Golf Classic at the Meadow Brook Club in Jericho is an excellent networking opportunity while promoting exercise and physical activity. This year’s Co-Chairs: Marc Hamroff, Esq. Moritt Hock Hamroff, LLP and David P. McKelvey of Friedman, LLP: For more information, call Michele Gervat at 516-450-9129
June 23, 2012 16th Annual Heart of the Hamptons - held at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., is a festive, social gathering with cocktail hour, dinner and dancing. Honoring Jeffrey Moses, MD, Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center & Director Interventional Cardiology Service for NY-Presbyterian /University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell. This year’s event Chair will be Kevin O’Connor, President, Bridgehampton National Bank and Layne Lieberman-Liebelson, R.D., Nationally Renowned Food Expert & Nutritionist. As always, the Heart of the Hamptons Ball highlights amazing auction items for everyone to bid on. For more information please call Barbara Poliwoda, Regional Director 631-734-2804 or http://www.heart.org/hamptonsnyheartball
September 23, 2012 Long Island Heart Walk - The American Heart Association’s Long Island Heart Walk & 5K Run will take place at Jones Beach. Registration and Health Fair begin at 8:30 a.m. For more information or to register, contact the American Heart Association at 516-450-9121or visit www.longislandheartwalk.org
Ongoing Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) is the premier hospital-based quality improvement program for the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. By working directly with area hospitals, we help empower healthcare provider teams to consistently treat heart and stroke patients according to the most up-to-date guidelines. For information, call 516-450-9108 or online at www.heart.org/quality
Ongoing Power To End Stroke - Power To End Stroke is the American Stroke Association’s awareness campaign targeted to blacks who have twice the risk of first-ever stroke compared to whites, and many don’t know that they are at risk. Visit www.strokeassociation.org for more information.
Ongoing Jump Rope For Heart/Hoops For Heart - are exercise, educational community service based programs. Children learn skills and the benefits of cardiovascular exercise while raising money for the American Heart Association. Students earn gifts and their schools can earn US Games gift certificates for needed equipment. Help promote wellness in your school by joining the American Heart Association and participating in our school based programs. .For more information visit www.heart.org.
For more information, visit the American Heart Association website at www.heart.org
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