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American Heart Association welcomes new advisory board members

Three local leaders are joining the American Heart Association’s mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. These volunteers officially joined the American Heart Association’s Syracuse advisory board at the beginning of the month.   Diane Benedetto, CPA – Diane Benedetto has more than 30 years of accounting and operations

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Community Impact Challenge helps local students Move More

The American Heart Association is making it easier for kids to be Healthy for Good. During the last few weeks of the school year, the American Heart Association donated recess equipment to 29 schools across Central and Northern New York and the Southern Tier. Kits included items like basketballs, jump ropes, frisbees, and more. Kit

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Fourth grader honored for fundraising efforts

The American Heart Association honored the top student fundraiser in the Mohawk Valley on Tuesday. Jayden Zuccaro, a fourth grader at Glenfield Elementary School in Glenfield, raised $1,500 in the Kids Heart Challenge program. Since kindergarten, Jayden has raised more than $5,000 to help create a world of longer, healthier lives! Jayden was recognized during

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American Stroke Association shares seven habits to prevent stroke

During May, the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, is celebrating American Stroke Month. To mark the occasion, the association is sharing seven habits to help prevent stroke. Up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented by not smoking, making healthy food choices, getting enough physical activity, maintaining a healthy

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AHA fills two key positions in the Mohawk Valley

The American Heart Association (AHA) is pleased to announce two new members on its Mohawk Valley team. Christine Kisiel has been named Executive Director. Kisiel has more than 20 years of experience cultivating successful relationships and leading a team of professionals through a constantly changing environment. Kisiel comes to the AHA from Utica College, where

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Local school awarded one of the first Kids Heart Challenge grants

Sauquoit Valley Middle School is one of nine schools across the country receiving new grants from the American Heart Association. To help kick off the American Heart Association’s Move More Month, nine schools are receiving the first round of grants as part of the inaugural Kids Heart Challenge grant program. Recipients plan to use their