The following article was sent in by GFWC McAlester Fortnightly.
The Heart Truth® educational session for women celebrated with the centerpiece of The Heart Truth as The Red Dress®, “Go Red Day” for women’s heart health awareness is a success.
This National Wear Red Day® celebration is a biennial event, which is organized by GFWC McAlester Fortnightly. Proceeds benefit American Heart Association of Tulsa, OK, which provides informational brochures and Red Dress Pins for this event. Proceeds also benefit Club scholarship and leadership development programs.
Our attached program includes Salad Luncheon, Physician Education, Style Show from 8 local dress shops and many Door Prizes donated from our community.
Dr. Jinok Chung, Cardiologist with Oklahoma Heart Physicians, narrated a powerpoint presentation explaining women’s heart health with statistics stating women tend to be busy and don’t take time for their own health.
GFWC OK members l-r: Kay Grumbine Scholarship Chairwoman, State President Miriam Costilow, guest Anne Mathiews, members Neva Mitchell & Judy Goodyear, GFWC OK Past President Rita Sanders, & member Kathy McGilberry create salad plates.
Michelle Priddle, GFWC McAlester Fortnightly Board Secretary, presents her chocolate, strawberry cheesecake celebrating GFWC’s involvement with The Heart Truth® sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health.