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Go Red for Women with Eastside Medical

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go-red-for-women-heroMany don”t know it, but heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined.

It”s for this reason that Eastside Medical Center is bolstering the American Heart Association”s Go Red for Women Celebration at the local level.

The event is scheduled for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6, at the Shoppes at Webb Gin (Banana Republic Space), 1350 Scenic Highway, Snellville. The occasion will feature heavy hors d”oeuvres, complimentary wine, cardiac patient testimonials, door prizes and a fashion show presented by The LOFT, Black House/White Market and Chico”s.

In addition, Hannah Curlee, 2011 “Biggest Loser” finalist, will be in attendance.

Admission is $20, which will be donated to the Go Red for Women campaign. To reserve a spot, call MedLine at 1 800-242-5662.

Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association”s national movement to end heart disease in women. The association is the nation”s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke.