Westport, CT - St. Vincent's Medical Center cardiologists and nurses will walk the runway at 'Women at Heart,' a fabulous fashion show courtesy of Mitchells of Westport. With the season's latest trends for men and women as the entertainment, plus delicious hors d'oeuvres, music, and must-have auction items, Women at Heart will benefit the St. Vincent's Regina L. Cozza Center's Women at Heart Program. TV personality David Price will emcee the event. Proceeds will provide resources to women needing life-saving cardiac preventative screenings, education, diagnosis, and treatment.
The event will take place Tuesday, April 25, from 6:00 - 8:30 pm at Mitchells of Westport, 670 Post Road East, Westport.
Heart disease is the #1 killer of women with one woman dying every minute from heart disease.
BACKGROUND: The St. Vincent's Regina L. Cozza Center's Women at Heart Program
St. Vincent's Women at Heart at the Regina L. Cozza Center is a free cardiovascular program created exclusively for women of all ages designed to provide a holistic, woman-specific program of education and prevention. Through the use of leading-edge technology, St. Vincent's Regional Heart & Vascular Center can help with early detection, diagnosis and proper treatment of heart disease in women. The Women at Heart program helps women lower their risk with discounted cardiovascular screenings, free risk assessment, educational seminars and lectures on cardiac issues for women, nutritional counseling, individualized exercise and fitness assessment, stress reduction and interactive programs to help women live healthier with a lower chance of developing heart disease. The program also goes out to the community specifically to reach underserved women, a population often at high risk of heart disease. Prevention opportunities and information about the latest treatments and research findings are also provided. Membership is free.
For more information on this program, call (203) 576-6119 or the toll-free Care Line at 1-877-255-SVHS (7847) or visit www.stvincents.org.
FOR TICKETS & MORE INFORMATION: Call Kimberly Pugh (475) 210-7308 or go to give.stvincents.org/hearts2017
About St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation
St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation is the fundraising and philanthropic arm of St. Vincent's Medical Center (SVMC), which is a member of Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and non-profit healthcare system. The Foundation's primary goal is to create and perpetuate financial support for programs and services on behalf of St. Vincent's historic mission to serve the poor and medically underserved populations. The Foundation is also sponsor of St. Vincent's SWIM Across the Sound, offering cancer prevention and patient support programs for un- and underinsured area residents. Founded in 1984, the Foundation, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, has become a vital source of support for St. Vincent's through the establishment of endowments, trusts, and other financial vehicles. To learn more, call the Foundation at (203) 576-5451 or visit www.SwimAcrossTheSound.org.