Go Red Event Goes Big at Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
The Schedule for National Wear Red Day
Between all three locations, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence was able to raise over $950 for the American Heart Association! The day had personal significance for Elissa Lombardo, a service coordinator here in the northeast. Elisa has championed this cause for many years and has coordinated the participation from our field offices.
"Heart Disease is the #1 killer of women in this country. Many women ignore the signs and I, myself am a high-risk candidate. High blood pressure for over 20 years, I have been monitored and medicated with an enlarged heart. I’m scared I won’t see my children graduate or married. Not fair to them or to me, I want more programs and awareness for all women and medication affordable to prevent any further damage from this controllable disease. We lost a GREAT employee here years ago, Peter Edge which sparked my movement to GO RED."
How can you help control your risk for heart disease? Start by following these 7 tips known as “Life’s Simple 7.” This list includes suggestions like increasing physical activity, controlling cholesterol, and making sensible changes to your diet. The Life’s Simple 7 also offers resources to those who are trying to quit smoking.
For more ways to get involved, visit https://www.goredforwomen.org/