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Schedule of Events

Chairperson: EMU President Susan Martin

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.: Kick-Off Breakfast

Student Center Ballroom A (map and directions)

All those who are interested in participating in the American Heart Association's fundraising efforts in Washtenaw County are encouraged to attend this breakfast.

Participants will be able to register for Washtenaw County Heart Walk and receive kits to start fundraising, build teams, and other ways to partner with the AHA.

For more information on participating, contact Christine Mikolajczak at christine.mikolajczak@heart.org or call 734.635.5748.

If you are interested in joining EMU's team, contact Gretchen Ward at gward6@emich.edu or Kay Woodiel at dwoodiel@emich.edu.

8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Go Red Health and Wellness Expo
Student Center Ballroom B

Visit Student Center Ballroom B to learn your risk for heart disease. Receive valuable information on prevention.

Activities will include:

  • Free health screenings: blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI
  • Get your Heart Health Score with My Life Check (http://mylifecheck.heart.org/PledgePage.aspx?NavID=5&CultureCode=en-US)
  • Pick up materials to sell hearts in February or have a "Wear Red Day" at your office
  • Earn LBC credit by checking out your risk
  • Learn about health organizations on campus and in the community

Participants will include:

  • Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
  • Michigan Heart
  • NuStep
  • EMU Sports Management
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • EMU Fashionality

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Go Red VIP Luncheon
Student Center Ballroom A

EMU President Susan Martin is honored to welcome AHA's outstanding supporters in Washtenaw County. Guests will hear a Women's Heart Health speaker and enjoy a survivor fashion show. This is an invitation-only event. To learn more about obtaining an invitation, contact Christine Mikolajczak christine.mikolajczak@heart.org or 734.635.5748.

Fashion Show is coordinated by EMU's Fashionality.