Tuesday, May 26, 2009

National CPR AED Awareness Week June 1-7, 2009

On June 1, 2009 the American Heart Association will kick off National CPR AED Awareness Week that will run until June 7th. Our goal is to train 1 million people nationwide. Training Centers all across Arkansas are participating some by providing extra classes and some providing free class.

To locate a class near you or to see how many people have been trained in Arkansas go to

In Arkansas we have 37 Training Centers that have numerous sites connected to their Center. You can also find a class near by calling the American Heart Association at 1-888-277-5463.

Here are the Arkansas Training Centers

Medical Center of South Arkansas
University of Arkansas Medical Science
Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute
Five Rivers Medical Center
Univ of AR Comm College at Hope
North Arkansas Medical Center
St. Johns Hospital - Berrvyille
Lifesaver Associates
St Joseph's Mercy Center
UAM College Of Technology-McGehee
Arkansas Methodist Hospital
AHEC - UAMS - Pine Bluff
Washington Demilitarization
Baxter Regional Medical Center
NorthStar CPR Instructors
AR Childrens Hospital
Southern Hills
Arkansas Department Of Labor
Baptist Health Medical Center - Little Rock
American First Response
St. Edward Mercy Medical Center
NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital
Medic One Training Center
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
Rebsamen Regional Medical Center
St. Vincent Health System
Northwest Medical Center - Washington County
Conway Regional Health System
Arkansas Fire Academy
Washington Regional Medical Center
National Park Medical Center
Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Emergency Education Assocates
Jones Center for Families
Community & Professional Resource Center Inc.
Arkansas Heart Hospital

Rememer you never know when you might need CPR. Most heart attacks happen at home and most likely are a family member. Learn CPR Today.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Go Red for Women Event in Conway Supports Heart and Stroke Issues


Ladies Conway participated in the American Heart Associaitons Go Red for Women luncheon on Tuesday, May 12 in support of women’s heart and stroke health issues. Over 250 women participated in the event along with state's First Lady Ginger Beebe.

Everyone one was asked to send a special message to Senator Blanche Lincoln for her support and co-sponsorship of the federal legislation the HEART for Women Act. The bill will provide screenings for heart and stroke risk factors for women of all ages. Participants also sent thank you messages with regards to Lincoln’s co-sponsorship of the bill that will the Food and Drug Administration to have regulatory authority over tobacco.

Tonya Thomas of Conway Sends Thank You Message to Senator Lincoln
for her co-sponsorhip of the FDA bill to Regulate Tobacco

Ladies sign Paper Doll Campaign in support of HEART for Women Act

During the luncheon guests could pay for opportunities for gift packages filled with handbags, paintings, jewelry and many other items. The ladies had the opportunity to give in a special appeals to support heart and stroke research, which is the mission of the American Heart Association.


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