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Heart Walks held in Crown Point and Chesterton

Heart Walks held in Crown Point and Chesterton

Heart survivor Logan Castleton, 9, of Valparaiso, leads the Porter County Heart Walk in a sporty red mini Corvette. Logan also entertained the walkers on the piano.

October 11, 2013 12:00 am
White Sox honor local stroke victims

White Sox honor local stroke victims

Homewood resident Felton Armand, 47, and Gary resident Tammilita Alford, 48, appear in the center of an image on the score board Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field. The two were part of a group of stroke survivors participating in a program called Strike Out Stroke.

September 17, 2013 5:00 pm
White Sox honor local stroke victims

White Sox honor local stroke victims

Homewood resident Felton Armand, 47, and Gary resident Tammilita Alford, 48, share their stories of stroke survival during the Strike Out Stroke event Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field. 

September 17, 2013 5:00 pm

Don't make shoveling a marathon event

CROWN POINT | The day after a snow storm means grabbing a shovel or pulling out the snow blower for many residents. The American Heart Association warns that for most people, shoveling snow may not lead to health problems, however, the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling increases f…

March 07, 2013 2:35 pm
Stroke survivors find footing with ancient Chinese martial art

Stroke survivors find footing with ancient Chinese martial art

According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of stroke among older adults is higher in women than men.

February 28, 2013 12:00 am
Pocket First Aid & CPR

Pocket First Aid & CPR

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Harvest Day is healthy choice

Harvest Day is healthy choice

American Heart Association Teaching Garden sponsor Carolyn Ribordy, center and son Scott Ribordy mingle with Kenwood Elementary School students as they learn the importance of eating vegetables during a recent Harvest Day program at the Hammond school.

November 02, 2012 12:00 am
Hospital helps students learn about good nutrition

Hospital helps students learn about good nutrition

Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor, center, helps students harvest fruits and vegetables from the Teaching Garden during Harvest Day at Liberty Elementary School.

September 24, 2012 12:00 am
Hospital helps students learn about good nutrition

Hospital helps students learn about good nutrition

Principal Debbie Misecko, from left, School City of Hobart Superintendent Dr. Peggy Buffington, Dr. Felix R. Gozo, and St. Mary Medical Center CEO Janice Ryba kick off Harvest Day with Liberty Elementary School students.

September 24, 2012 12:00 am
Hospital helps students learn about good nutrition

Hospital helps students learn about good nutrition

Liberty Elementary School teachers provide cooking demonstrations for the students, using vegetables grown in the school's Teaching Garden, on Harvest Day. All students were able to sample the foods demonstrated, and recipes were sent home with students so they could try them with their families.

September 24, 2012 12:00 am
American Heart Association Porter County Heart Walk set for Sept. 29

American Heart Association Porter County Heart Walk set for Sept. 29

CHESTERTON | The American Heart Association will host a heart Walk in Porter County on Saturday, September 29 from 9-11 a.m. at Coffee Creek Center.

September 18, 2012 4:32 pm
Liberty Elementary | Teaching

Liberty Elementary | Teaching

September 07, 2012 11:24 am
Liberty Elementary to host Teaching Garden Harvest Day

Liberty Elementary to host Teaching Garden Harvest Day

HOBART | Liberty Elementary School in Hobart will host a Harvest Day event for its American Heart Association Teaching Garden on Tuesday, Sept. 11th beginning at 9:30 a.m.

September 07, 2012 11:09 am
American Heart Association

American Heart Association

AHA Teaching Garden at George S. Patton Elementary in Riverdale, IL sponsored by ArcelorMittal.

May 21, 2012 5:56 pm
American Heart Association Teaching Gardens sprout in NWI this spring

American Heart Association Teaching Gardens sprout in NWI this spring

HOBART | Five elementary schools in the Northwest Indiana region will plant and cultivate American Heart Association Teaching Gardens this spring to help children understand the importance of healthy eating habits.

May 21, 2012 5:52 pm
ArcelorMittal to celebrate National Walking Day

ArcelorMittal to celebrate National Walking Day

BURNS HARBOR | National Walking Day, a nationwide call to action for Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle, takes place on Wednesday and ArcelorMittal is promoting the day among its employees at four facilities in the region through "Walk Around The Block" events.

April 02, 2012 4:13 pm
Madhu Ranade

Madhu Ranade

ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor VP and GM Madhu Ranade, who will lead his employees in the Walk Around The Block on Wednesday.

April 02, 2012 4:16 pm
ArcelorMittal enhances commitment to healthier communities

ArcelorMittal enhances commitment to healthier communities

EAST CHICAGO | ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel and mining company, is providing significant support for the American Heart Association's new My Heart. My Life. healthy behavior platform.

February 19, 2012 11:57 pm
CPR Training comes to Crown Point Schools

CPR Training comes to Crown Point Schools

CROWN POINT | Approximately 1,050 middle school students in Crown Point will receive CPR training within the next four months thanks to generous local donations.

February 17, 2012 9:31 am Photos

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Poster contest has heart

Poster contest has heart

Winners of the Red Out Poster Contest at Clark Midsdle School are, from left, fifth-grader Cherylynn Gholson, sixth-grader Jared Turngren, seventh-grader Emily Lisac and eighth-grader Nathan Pratl.

January 26, 2012 12:00 am
Valpo Goes Red takes place Feb. 1

Valpo Goes Red takes place Feb. 1

Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Communications will be the keynote speaker at this year's Valpo Goes Red event.

January 24, 2012 9:55 am
Lake County Heart Walk takes place this Saturday

Lake County Heart Walk takes place this Saturday

CROWN POINT | The American Heart Association's 2011 Lake County Heart Walk takes place this Saturday, September 17 at 9 a.m. at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point.

September 15, 2011 4:21 pm
NW Indiana Heart of Gold Gala tonight

NW Indiana Heart of Gold Gala tonight

CROWN POINT | The NW Indiana Heart of Gold Gala event at the Radisson Hotel Star Plaza event Saturday, April 16 is intended to raise funds for life-raising research and education programs for heart disease and stroke, Indiana's no. 1 and no. 3 killers.

April 15, 2011 5:40 pm
INSIGHT: Blizzzard causes rescheduling of Crown Point's Go Red Luncheon

INSIGHT: Blizzzard causes rescheduling of Crown Point's Go Red Luncheon

Last year’s Crown Point Goes Red Chairwoman Katie Uran is joined by Christian Hanna, last year’s Valpo Goes Red Chairwoman. This year's Crown Point Goes Red Luncheon has been rescheduled for Feb. 24 due to last week's blizzard.

February 06, 2011 12:00 am

CPR instructors course slated at Portage Fire Dept. on June 4

The course is for those who already hold a current BLS certification.

April 30, 2009 12:00 am

Portage fire station will host CPR training renewal class

All participants must have been previously certified in a health care provider course.

April 21, 2009 12:00 am

Cool celebration

Students and families raised a total of $3,488 for the American Heart Association. That included $3,183 raised by 63 students who participate in the Jump Rope for Heart.

April 09, 2008 12:00 am

Portage parks employees get lifesaving training

Assistant Portage Fire Chief Joe Calhoun conducted the six-hour course that included lecture, videotape and hands-on training.

June 22, 2007 12:00 am

Nativity students leaping for charity

The "Jump for Heart" is a 25-year-old tradition at Nativity of Our Savior School, and Lisa Hargarten, a physical education teacher and coordinator of the event, says her students have been looking forward to it since Christmas.

February 03, 2001 12:00 am
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