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Get to Goal: The Detroit Hypertension Initiative Kick-Off Luncheon
Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EST)
Get to Goal: The Detroit Hypertension Initiative
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2013
Time: 11 AM — 2 PM
Location: Shriners Silver Garden Events Center
24350 Southfield Road, Southfield, MI 48075
Free Luncheon and Special Performance by Gospel Recording Artist Vickie Winans!
The African-American Community:
Has the highest rates of hypertension in the world.
Are twice as likely to have a stroke than whites.
Have higher death rates from stroke & cardiovascular disease than whites.
Take Control of Your Health in 2013! Get to Goal w/ the Detroit Hypertension Initiative.
þ Track your blood pressure twice a month for 4 months.
þ Log your numbers online, via text or 800#.
þ Attend Free workshops on nutrition, physical activity, health education.
þ FREE giveaways and prizes.
þ Groups of 15 or more from churches, companies, etc. who form a Get to Goal Team will receive free Cooking Demonstration & Tasting as well as other FREE resources!
When & Where
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
American Heart Association Mission:
Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.
Regional Health Equity Goal
To transform inequalities, injustices and disparities in health and healthcare into heart disease and stroke equity for African Americans.
Regional focal points encompass Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Flint and areas surrounding those municipalities.
For more information, please contact:
Kristian Hurley, Health Equity Regional Director
40 Oak Hollow, Ste. 220
Phone: 248-936-5826 |Fax: 248-936-5784|E-mail: email@example.com