Tuscaloosa Heart Walk to raise awareness for American heart diseaseBy Jennifer Johns | 03/01/2018 11:35pm
What: Tuscaloosa Heart Walk
Who: All are welcome to come to the event.
This event is sponsored by the American Heart Association
When: Saturday, March 3
8 a.m. - Registration and Activities begin
9 a.m. - Walk begins
Where: The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Why: The Tuscaloosa Heart Walk is honoring survivors of cardiovascular disease and stroke in the community. There will be free activities including a kids zone, a CPR demonstration, healthy snacks, a Canine Cafe for 4-legged family members and blood pressure screenings.
“A lot of people don’t realize that heart disease is the leading cause of death in America,” said Hannah Richardson, a senior majoring in food and nutrition. “I’m walking to promote heart health awareness and hopefully make an impact on someone’s life!”