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Go Red For Women Luncheon

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MEDIA ADVISORY

CONTACT:                                                                                                                     For Release On:
Jeanne  Mayer                                                                                                               February 1, 2012
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336.277.8601 (Office)

THE ANNUAL WINSTON-SALEM GOES RED MAYOR’S LUNCHEON
SET FOR FEBRUARY 3 AT FORSYTH MEDICAL CENTER

 

WHAT:  The annual Winston-Salem Goes Red Mayor’s Luncheon to raise awareness for women’s heart disease

WHEN:  Friday, February 3, 2012 – 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:  Forsyth Medical Center Conference Center, 3333 Silas Creek Parkway,
Winston-Salem, N. C. 27103

SNAPSHOT: Go Red for Women® is a national program by the American Heart Association to help women know their risks for heart disease and take action. This is the second year the mayor’s luncheon has been hosted by Forsyth Medical Center. Speakers will include:

Welcome
Jeff Lindsay, President, Forsyth Medical Center

Go Red Day Proclamation Presentation

Allen Joines, Mayor, Winston-Salem

Survivor Stories

Larry & Mary Roscana, Rescued from Cardiac Arrest
Rickisha Mitchell, Overcoming Obesity for Healthy Living

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Glenda Newell, Primary Care Physician & Healthcare Consultant

Call to Action

Dr. David Bohle, Medical Director, Women’s Heart Center

 

PARKING:  Media should park in the surface lot directly across from the entrance to the Sara Lee Center for Women’s Health.

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About Novant Health

Novant Health is a not-for-profit, integrated health system of 13 hospitals and a medical group consisting of 1,117 physicians in 359 clinic locations, caring for patients and communities in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia. Other Novant facilities and programs include outpatient surgery centers, medical plazas, rehabilitation programs, diagnostic imaging centers and community health outreach programs.  Novant Health is ranked 14th nationally among the 2011 Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Networks, according to an analysis by the SDI health informatics company.

 

About Forsyth Medical Center

Forsyth Medical Center is part of Novant Health, a not-for-profit integrated group of 13 hospitals and a medical group consisting of 1,131 physicians in 366 clinic locations, caring for patients and communities in North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina.  Hospitals include the following: Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital Matthews and Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville in the Charlotte, N.C. area; Forsyth Medical Center and Medical Park Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C.; Kernersville Medical Center, Kernersville, N.C.; Thomasville Medical Center, Thomasville, N.C.; Brunswick Community Hospital, Supply, N.C.; Rowan Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, N.C.; Franklin Regional Medical Center, Louisburg, N.C.; Upstate Carolina Medical Center, Gaffney, S.C.; and Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Va.  Other Novant organizations and programs include outpatient surgery centers, medical plazas, rehabilitation programs, diagnostic imaging centers and community health outreach programs.  Novant Health is ranked 14th nationally among the 2011 Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Networks, according to an analysis by the SDI health informatics company.

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