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Lankenau Heart Institute to host ‘Paint the Town Red’ event on 2/26

February 3, 2015 News Releases

In honor of American Heart Month and the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign, the Lankenau Heart Institute and Women’s Heart Initiative, both part of Main Line Health, are hosting the Paint the Town Red event on Thursday, February 26 at the Merion Golf Club (450 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003). The evening will be filled with fun, friends, networking and shopping to help raise awareness of a woman’s risk of heart disease—the number one cause of death in women—and to encourage women to take charge of their heart health.

At the event, attendees will have the opportunity to meet the Lankenau Heart Institute’s team of female cardiologists, savor heart-healthy hors d’oeuvres, and shop to their heart’s content with many local vendors, including Bella Oliva, Ellie Boutique, Full Spirited Flavors, Gingy’s Boutique, Heigh Ho Silver, Life’s Patina, Louella, Patricia Lynch Inc, Stephanie Parks Cowgill Designs, Stitch Haus, Sweet Ashley's Chocolates, The Perfect Gift, Trish McEvoy Cosmetics and Visual Effects Jewelry. Melissa Jacobs, Main Line Today reporter, will also be doing interviews with the physicians and attendees on the “Red Carpet”.

Registration is required for this event and admission is $40. To register, visit mainlinehealth.org/paintthetownred.

The Lankenau Heart Institute is a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association’s ‘Go Red for Women’ campaign. The Women’s Heart Initiative, Lankenau Heart Institute’s unique women’s heart program, is dedicated to empowering women to Learn, Act, Live—to help women recognize the warning signs of heart disease and encourage them to have open discussions with their physicians about heart health and care.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.

At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

The Main Line Health system also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

Contact

Bridget Therriault
Director, Communications
Office: 484.580.1025
Cell: 484.222.9154
therriaultb@mlhs.org