Events to support heart health in Northwest Indiana

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Have a heart: American Heart Association events to help raise funds to fight heart disease and stroke will be taking place across Northwest Indiana in 2013. | Supplied photo

American Heart Association events are designed to heighten awareness and the understanding of risk factor modification as well as the American Heart Association’s mission of building lives free of heart disease and stroke. The following events scheduled in 2013 are structured to fulfill that spirit:

LaPorte Goes Red

8 to 9 a.m., Friday, Feb. 8,

Northwest Athletic Club, 301 W. Kieffer Road, Michigan City

Heart of Gold Gala

6 to 11 p.m., Saturday, April 20,

Radisson Hotel, 800 E. 81st Ave., Merrillville

Gary Goes Red

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 10,

Marquette Park Pavillion, 1 N. Grand Blvd., Gary

Go Red For Women Educational Symposium

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 16,

Radisson Hotel, 800 E. 81st Ave., Merrillville

Lake County Heart Walk

8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7,

Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point

Porter County Heart Walk

8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 28,

Coffee Creek Park, 246 E. Morgan Ave., Chesterton

Provided by the American Heart Association