Mercy Heart Center Presents Free Luncheon Program on African American Women & Heart Disease - Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Heart Center Presents Free Luncheon Program on African American Women & Heart Disease

Posted on: February 12, 2015

Cardiovascular disease kills nearly 50,000 African American women each year.  Furthermore, only half of African American women are aware of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack.  Join us on Saturday, February 21st to learn how to change these statistics!  Mercy Heart Center will be offering a FREE luncheon and presentation entitled, Sisters In Red: African American Women & Heart Disease, on Saturday, February 21st with doors opening at 11:00 am. 

This informative community event will be held at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom, 3218 Parkway St. NW in Canton, and will include a sit-down lunch and presentations by Rabia Arshad, M.D., non-invasive cardiologist, and John W. Perry, M.D., cardiothoracic surgeon.  Both physicians are part of Mercy Cardiovascular Institute.  Ron Ponder, local radio personality for News-Talk 1480 WHBC, will emcee this Sisters In Red event.

This program is FREE and OPEN to the public, however, reservations are requested.  Please call 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662 for more information, or to RSVP.

This program is being offered by Mercy Heart Center in recognition of American Heart Month (February).

         

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