CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – On National Wear Red Day, you can help support the fight against heart disease in women by simply wearing red. Michael Matty, Chair of the Western MA Go Red For Women Educational Luncheon and President of St. Germain Investment Management, shared more about their efforts to raise awareness.
6th Annual Western MA Go Red For Women Educational Luncheon
Friday, February 27th
500 Easthampton Road, Holyoke
Educational breakout sessions, silent auction, heart healthy lunch and Keynote Speaker Michael Matty.
Heart disease is No.1 killer of women.
Cardiovascular diseases cause one in three women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every minute.
Heart disease and stroke kill more women than men.
80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with lifestyle change.
About Michael Matty:
Matty is part of an elite group of 275 individuals who have successfully completed the Seven Summits, the highest peaks on the 7 continents. Matty has climbed the Seven Summits within a four year span. Funds raised will go toward research and education to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke in Massachusetts.
For information about the luncheon click here.