Go Red for Women event held in Dover

February 19, 2014

The 11th Annual Southern Delaware Go Red for Women event was held Feb. 7 at Dover Downs ballroom. The theme of the event was “Does Your Heart Throb?”

The event was hosted by the Southern Delaware Chapter of the American Heart Association and helps to raise awareness about heart disease and strokes in women. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, more deadly than all forms of cancer, killing one in three women. The event featured heath screenings, a silent auction, health care vendors, lunch and speakers.

Shown are the event organizers (l-r) Marianne Foard, auction chair; Kimberly Holmes, chair; Elaine Bittner, vice chair; Karen Merson, education chair; Kathy Pyle, auction co-chair; and Rae Short, logistics coordinator.