Annual Heart Walk supports efforts to eliminate disease

first_img Book Nook to reopen Davis said Lenny Trawick, singer/musician, would provide the entertainment for the evening.“We will have a kids’ corner with games and activities for all ages,” Davis said. “We’ll have a photo booth that’s lots of fun. Several members of the Troy University football team will be there and will sign autographs and have pictures taken with the kids.”Davis said the 2018 Pike County Heart Walk will be a fun event as well as a fundraiser for the American Heart Association.The AHA funds more research into cardiovascular diseases and stroke than any organization except for the federal government. The AHA has funded more than $4 billion in research since 1949. The 2018 Pike County Heart Walk is Thursday night at the Troy Recreation Center and everyone is invited to attend in support of the efforts to eliminate heart disease as the number one killer of Americans and all people worldwide.Tracy Davis, Pike County Heart Walk board chair, said the annual Heart Walk is a community wide event and activities have been planned with families in mind.The 2018 Pike County Heart Walk will be from 5:30 until 7:30 pm. Thursday. Sponsored Content By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author Annual Heart Walk supports efforts to eliminate disease By Jaine Treadwellcenter_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Cardio vascular disease accounts for about one of every three deaths in the United States. About 2,300 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average of one death every 38 seconds. That’s why we walk, Davis said. You Might Like County Sunday sales could get vote Monday The Pike County Commission could be voting on Sunday alcohol sales as soon as Monday, Feb. 26 according to a… read more Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Published 3:00 am Tuesday, February 20, 2018 The activities will officially get underway at 6 p.m. with the invocation by the Rev. Den Irwin, St. Martin of Tours Catholic Parish, followed by the singing of the National Anthem by Zack Scott. Ralph Black will be the master of ceremonies.“The first lap around the track is reserved for the Survivors Walk and we want to honor all survivors of heart disease and stroke and celebrate their victories,” Davis said.  “Then, the kitchen will open and we’ll have a light meal of sandwiches, Granola bars, snacks and water.”The Heart Walk for prizes will be from 6 until 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded in several divisions, according to the laps walked. Cash prizes of $250 will be awarded to the heart attack/stroke survivor who walks the most laps and to the Heart Walk participate who walks the most laps. Prizes will be awarded in different divisions including a three-month membership to the Troy Recreation Center and gift cards from local businesses.last_img read more