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Get Involved With the 2016 Lorain County Heart Walk

April 19, 2016

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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of adults in the United States. The American Heart Association’s Heart Walk is designed to promote heart-healthy living and physical activity all while raising funds to save lives from heart disease and stroke.

Lorain County’s Heart Walk will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 14 at Avon Commons.

Ways to Make a Difference

When you join Heart Walk, you’ll be among 1 million participants in over 300 cities all working together to stop heart disease and stroke.

Get started by creating a team, joining as an individual or joining a team. When you register for the Lorain County Heart Walk, you’ll be prompted to create a personal page, which you can use to establish your fundraising goal and promote your participation in the event. A personal page is a great way to share information with friends and family and collect online donations.

You can also donate to support an individual or support someone walking.

Other Ways to Get Involved

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease or stroke affects one in three Americans. If you or someone you love has dealt with these diseases, help raise awareness by sharing your story.

Get your coworkers involved by creating a company team.

Whether you’re sharing your story, supporting a friend or family member or creating your own team, you can make a difference. Register for the Lorain County Heart Walk today.

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