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2015 Feb 2 Release: EHE International and the Womenís Heart Foundation deliver a critical message to Women for National Heart Month in NYC Window Display Window
Banner to be displayed the entire month of February with listing of subtle heart symptoms in women and how to respond

2012 Aug 17 Release: Women's Heart Foundation Named Beneficiary of 3rd Annual Smooches Model Event    "FACEOFF" fundraiser to include competing Curvy Closet models; to take place August 18 at famed Philadelphia Auto Museum

2012 Feb 19 Release: Women's Heart Foundation Presents Award to Winner of Inaugural iRescU AED Challenges New York Athletic Club to hold event

2012 Feb 14 Release:  Valentine's Day
iRescU awards event in NYC to honor winners who geolocated AEDs

2012 Jan 29 Release:  Acereel Studios Touch A Thousand Hearts
Scripted messages delivered by Smooches Models supports DHHS Million Hearts Campaign and National Women's Heart Week

2012 Jan 29 Release:  Valentine Messages for a Woman's Heart
Fundraising initiative being launched by eBay; to benefit WHF and 14 other charities

2012 Jan 29 Release:  The POINT Radio Commemorates Women's Week
WHF collaboration with retailers and listening audience works to pay it forward to raise awareness of women's #1 killer

2012 Jan 22 Release:  DR. Nadine Levick named Chair of WHF
BE A LIFESAVER - Learn CPR and AED PROGRAM
Combination effort will introduce turn-key curriclum of life-saving skills to school children

2011 Nov 6 Release:  Second Annual CMPT Conference Theme: Focus on Patient-centered care and monitor outcomes
Cardiovascular leadership preparing for change: Women's Heart Foundation director spoke to group as a patient representative promoting MCG diagnostic

2011 Oct 6 Release:  Women's Heart Foundation Executive Director to be featured as Patient Advocate representing Women with Heart Disease at the 2nd Annual CMPT Leadership Summit on CVD, to take place Oct 26-27 in Baltimore
Being held in collaboration with The American College of Cardiology, The Women's Heart Foundation and The American Heart Association

2011 Aug 17 Release:  Heart of Fashion CASINO NIGHT August 20th INVITE
As part of "17 Days of Fashion" to benefit the Women's Heart Foundation

2011 Aug 10 Release:  Women's Heart Foundation named Beneficiary of Heart of Fashion Fundraiser to take place August 20th
"17 Days of Fashion" to Launch Event in Philadelphia featuring a Fashion Show and Casino Night

2011 Jul 10 Release:  Women's Heart Foundation Executive Director featured as Patient Advocate representing Women with Heart Disease at the 47th annual DIA Conference that took place in Chicago June 19-23
Over 8,000 people in attendance from industry, research, government and regulatory agencies

2011 Jun 7 Release:  New Jersey Foundation for Aging Held Annual Conference on June 3, 2011 Living and Aging Well in NJ!
300 people attend in support of an age-empowering agenda; WHF executive director a presentor

2011 April 30 Release:  Wellness Day at Teen Esteem
Rancocas Valley Senior Nursing Students Bring New Skills to Urban Youth"

2011 Feb 16 Release:  New Guidelines for Women and Heart Disease Released
Being promoted as "Living Guidelines"

2010 Dec Release:  RESULTS OF THE ROCHDALE VILLAGE HEART HEALTH PROJECT REVEALED: HIGH RATE OF HEART DISEASE
Disease Severity Score of more than 4 was found in twenty individuals

2010 Nov Release:  HEART HEALTH PROJECT IN JAMAICA NEW YORK DECLARED A BIG SUCCESS
Over 200 in attendance for a free MCG test. Senator Shirley L. Huntley and Dr. Robert Evans pledge to continue the fight against heart disease in African American women

2010 Nov Release:  The Women's Heart Foundation to Participate at the Healthy Heart Project at Rochdale Village in New York
Wellness site to be the first of its kind to offer MCG testing. Senator Shirley L. Huntley and Dr. Robert Evans spearhead the fight against heart disease in African American women

2010 Feb Release:  The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey Has Heart!
Foundation contributes $15,000 to continue its support of the Women's Heart Foundation Teen Esteem program

2010 Feb Release:  The Princeton Area Community Foundation Renews its Support
Foundation contributes $10,000 to the Women's Heart Foundation Teen Esteem program

2010 Feb Release:  Women's Heart Advocate Awards Presented: Horizon Foundation for New Jersey as Healthcare Leader; Joseph T. Shen, MD for Leadership in Medicine and Science; eBay for Corporate Leadership and Robin Heston -Volunteer of the Year.
Heart Month and the WHF Annual Red Dress Luncheon serves as a platform to recognize Advocates and Champions for Women's Heart Health

2010 Feb Release:  Christiana Foglio-Palmer to serve as Honorary Chairwoman of The Women's Heart Foundation Annual Red Dress Luncheon Feb 13 at Trenton Marriott Hotel
Local cause joins the Heart Truth and national efforts to raise awareness of heart disease in women

2009 Aug Release:  Women's Heart Foundation Executive Director a featured presenter at the 15th Biennial School Nurses International Conference that took place at Monmouth University
CDC Senior Medical Officer Dr. Mary Vernon-Smiley Served as Keynote

2009 Jul Release:  Women's Heart Foundation receives $20,000 in donations from eBay users
WHF was selected by eBay for receipt of $1 donations at checkout for one week in February, as part of eBay's "Healthy Hearts" promotion

2009 May 21 Release:  Hundreds of Community Members Run for Mom; Promote Access to Wellness and Prevention Programs for All
The 6th annual event grows in community support each year

2009 May 6 Release:  WOMEN'S HEART FOUNDATIONíS 6th ANNUAL 5k RUN FOR MOM SET FOR MOTHERíS DAY
New Jersey Assemblywoman Greenstein accepts role as Honorary Chair; County Exec. Hughes to present with National Women's Health Week serving as a platform to educate and inspire women and to promote new school-based communities of wellness & prevention

2009 Mar Release:  Dr. Ann Rybolt, MD, Board Certified Specialist, Geriatrics Medicine - Gives You a Prescription for a $200 Billion Dollar Problem in "What the Doctor Ordered."
Alexian Brothers and WHF Team up for community outreach to commemorate WHF's Medication Safety Week in Chatanooga, TN

2009 Mar Release:  Teen Esteemers go "Shopping for a Healthy Heart"
ACME of Lawrenceville served as the "nutrition classroom" and the UMDNJ Dietetic Interns were the instructors

2009 Feb Release:  Over 100 Women's Heart Leaders of New Jersey attend the Red Dress Luncheon to Advocate for Women's Heart Health and Change
The New Jersey Federation of Women's Clubs of GFWC, the Mayor's Wellness Campaign and the New Jersey League of Women Voters of Trenton Partner with the WHF

2009 Jan Release:  Red Dress Luncheon to take place in New Jersey for Feb 1 Event
with Screenings, Live Music and Dance planned

2009 Jan Release:  Women's Heart Foundation receives grant for $15,000 from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey
For the Teen Esteem Health and Fitness Program

2009 Jan Release:  Women's Heart Foundation receives grant for $10,000 from the Princeton Area Community Foundation Fund for Women and Girls
For the Teen Esteem Health and Fitness Program

2008 Dec Release:  International Visitors Come to Teen Esteem
The WHF program is being looked upon as a model for administering public health

2008 Oct Release:  WHF welcomes new board
Bonnie Arkus will serve as president and executive director and Dr. Barbara Roberts as the chief medical advisor to the Foundation

2008 Oct Release:  Benefit Raises $7,500 for WHF
Dilip Keshu introduces the first in a series of events to support the Women's Heart Foundation charity

2008 Sept 08 Release:  WHF Benefit Sept 11 in Princeton being organized by TruTok Jessica Melore and Dr. Glenn W. Laub to discuss sudden cardiac arrest, helping launch a new AED imperative to support WHF and prevention at this "Profiles in Courage" event

2008 June 30 Release:  WHF Teen Esteem Yr 4 Continues to Measure up. Sophomore students making better health choices, and remaining in school to graduate

2008 May 4 Release:  The Honorable Jon S. Corzine to Chair the WHF 5th Annual RUN FOR MOM to take place on Mother's Day; Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is a Gold Sponsor of the event

2008 April 30 Release:  Women's Heart Foundation asked to Review and Make Comment on the 2008 Guidelines for Primary Prevention of Heart Disease in Women. The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association invited WHF's confidential review of the 60-page document

2008 March 23 Release: WHF Honors St. Joseph's Medical Center Women's Heart Center with Women's Heart Advocate Awards. Nurse Practitioners Strimike and Latrella lead the way for other nurse executives

2008 March 11 Release: Teen Esteem Students at Trenton High "Go Shopping for a Healthy Heart" at Acme. Collaborator UMDNJ School of Dietitians adopt this as an anchor program for internship clinical experience

2008 February Release: 300 Women attend WHF 3rd Annual Red Dress Luncheon. Heart Truth Partners Declare a Big Success!

2008 February Release: WHF Organizes Media Event in Commemoration of National Wear Red Day in New Jersey; Announces plans for RED DRESS Luncheon to take place February 23

2008 January 21 Release:   WHF named beneficiary of nearly $14,000 donated by the women of Vail, in support of wellness and prevention

2007 December 24 Release:   Princeton Area Community Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant for another yeart to support WHF Teen Esteem© Health and Fitnees program for Prevention

2007 Dec 31 Release:   WHF Sets Plans for Annual Women's Heart Luncheon Feb 23 at Trenton War Memorial -The free event will include a fashion show, expert presenters, blood pressure screens and sale of discounted jewelry to benefit WHF

2007 Dec 30 Release:   The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey Grants $15,000 to WHF Teen Esteem Health and Fitness Program - The program is entering its fourth year and serves vulnerable adolescent girls

2007 May 17 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation Receives Funding from the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and the DHHS Office on Women's Health to Hold its 4th Annual RUN FOR YOUR HEART - National Stroke Awareness Month and National Women's Health Week are being used as platforms to educate and inspire women

2007 March 7 Release:   100 Teenage Girls Shop To Seek Proper Nutrition and Maintain Healthy Hearts - Field Trip Held In Recognition of March as National Nutrition Month

2007 February 05 Release:   WHF President Dr. Barbara Roberts Delivers an Open Letter to All Women

2007 February 05 Release:   WEAR RED - NJ Day Hailed a Big Success
300 Women enjoy a RED DRESS Trunk Show by Lord and Taylor with Free Women's Heart Luncheon and Health Seminar as WHF hosts a day to Take Women to Heart

2007 January 15 Release:   Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Women's Heart Foundation and State set plans for a 2nd Annual WEAR RED- NJ Day for Feb 3 at Trenton War Memorial - also commemorating 14th annual Women's Heart Week

2007 January 15 Release:   WHF Welcomes New Board. Barbara Roberts, MD, FACC, Director of the Women's Heart Center at Meriam Hospital in Providence to serve as president with new initiatives planned.

2006 December 24 Release:   Princeton Area Community Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to support the WHF Teen Esteem Health and Fitnees program from the Fund for Women and Girls

2006 November 30 Release:   R-Ving Women Awards $15,600 Donation to WHF to continue its Mission of Education on Gender-specific Healthcare of Women.

2006 November 10 Release:   Study: Teen Girls Make Better Health Choices with Intervention Program; LDL levels improved

2006 June 22 Release:   350 Participants join the Women's Heart Foundation for it's 3rd Annual RUN FOR YOUR HEART Event

2006 May 2 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation, Trenton Central High School and UMDNJ School of Health Professionals Plan to Team Up May 2 for "SHOPPING FOR A HEALTHY HEART" at Wegmans - as part of its Teen Esteem program

2006 April 30 Release:   Rosaly Correa-de-Araujo MD, MSc, PhD, to Join WHF as Honorary National Chairwoman; and Secretary of State Nina Mitchell Wells as Honorary State Chairwoman for its 3rd Annual RUN FOR YOUR HEART to take place Mother's Day Weekend, Sunday, May 14 at Mercer County Park, NJ

2006 April 10 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation Teen Esteem Program Featured at First World Congress on Gender-Specific Medicine. Congress Leaders Share Vision and Plans for the Future of Medicine

2006 Mar 1 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation GOES RED and Declares Women's Heart Week 2006 a Big Success; Joined forces with AHA, NIH, NJDHSS and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to Reach 600 New Jersey Women Feb 4 with a Rally and Health Expo at Trenton War Memorial the WHF organized. An additional 96 women were reached through screenings at Curves®

2006 Jan 12 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation Sets Plans for 12th Annual Women's Heart Week with Launch of 10,000 Steps Nationally; Statewide Women's Heart Rally with Expo being organized in New Jersey for February 4 at Trenton War Memorial

2006 Jan 10 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation to Present at First World Congress on Gender Medicine To Take Place February 23-26, 2006 in Berlin, Germany.
WHF's Teen Esteem program selected as part of the Poster Session.

2006 Jan 10 Release:   TEEN ESTEEM STUDY RESULTS: More than 80% of Teen Girls Not Taking in Adequate Amounts of Fruits and Vegetables; Researchers and Stakeholders add more nutrition days to the curriculum

2005 Dec 30 Release:   Teen Esteem Program Allowed to Continue Into It's Second Year, thanks to a $15,000 Grant from The Horizon Foundation of New Jersey and supplemental support from the state of New Jersey

2005 May 14 Video Release:   Assemblywoman Linda Greenstein Joins Fight Against Women's Heart Disease

2005 May 3 Release:   Jersey Hoops Rivals Team-Up for 2005 WHF 'RUN FOR YOUR HEART'

2005 Feb 1 Release:   WHF Announces Women's Heart Day at Willowbrook Mall; Offers free heart screenings, dance, and other wellness activities, as part of National Heart Month

2004 Nov 17 Release:  Women's Heart Foundation Launches Three-Year Health Study of Teenage Girls at Trenton Central High School

2004 Oct 14 Release:   Gender Care Conference Series: Bridging Communication to Promote Diagnosis of Women's Heart Disease. Nieca Goldberg, MD, to give Keynote at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

2004 October 10 Video Release:   Senator Shirley Turner Lends Support to Teen Esteem Early Intervention and Prevention Program in the Fight Against Women's Heart Disease

2004 April 12 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation Launches Women's Wellness Days at Curves©

2004 April 12 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation Plans Heart Walk & Run to Highlight National Women's Health Week in May

2004 Jan 20 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation Receives $200,000 Grant from NJ Office on Women's Health; Sets Sights for National Heart Month and 18-month Initiative to Take New Jersey Women to Heart

2004 Jan 16 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation to Sponsor First in a Series of Gender Care Conferences. Commissioner of Health Clifton Lacy, MD, to give Keynote at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

2003 Jun 06 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation to Form New Jersey Coalition for Women's Heart Health

2003 Jun 01 Release:  Kathleen C. Ashton Named Recipient of Rutgers Class of 1962 Service Award

2003 Jun 01 Release:   A Brother's Mission of Love Remembers the Heart of His Late Sister

2003 Jun 01 Release:   Woman-friendly Cardiac Rehabilitation: Two Successful Centers Offer Tips

2003 Jan 22 Release:   Medical Conference Addresses Gender Bias Associated with Arrhythmia and Medical Interventions. Author and Lecturer Dr. Mehmet Oz to give Keynote at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

2003 Jan 16 Release:   First Lady of New Jersey to Join WHF for National Women's Heart Wellness Day February 1 at RWJUH

2002 December 31 Release:   Women's Heart Foundation Welcomes New Board

2002 April 1 Release:   Mrs. New Jersey 2002 Named WHF Spokeswoman for Stroke Awareness

2002 Feb 27 Release:   Letter to the Editor

2002 Feb 1 Release: Women's Heart Day Planned for Central New Jersey Outreach at Mercer County Community College.

2002 Jan 1 Release: WHF Launches Women's Cardiovascular Initiative in Mercer County New Jersey

2002 April 30 Release: Women's Heart Foundation Commemorates Nurses; Shortages Addressed

2001 Jan 19 Release: Foundation Registers Purple Ribbon to Raise Awareness About Women's #1 Killer

 

   

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