American Heart Association and Macy’s Accepting Nominations for 2018 New York Lifestyle Change Award

For Immediate Release

New York, NY January 5, 2018 — The American Heart Association and Macy’s are searching for an inspirational woman from the New York metropolitan area to honor with the 2018 New York Lifestyle Change Award. The Association, in collaboration with Macy’s, a national sponsor of the Go Red For Women movement, created the Lifestyle Change Award to celebrate the accomplishments of women who have made significant and positive changes to improve their quality of life and overall health.

The Lifestyle Change Award recognizes a compelling fact: heart disease and stroke kill one in three women each year, yet it’s about 80 percent preventable.  Have you made a positive change or do you know someone whose health greatly improved as a result of making long-term lifestyle changes?

Women who have taken steps to improve their heart health, brain health, and/or the health of those around them, are encouraged to apply at . The deadline for nomination submission is Friday, February 2, 2018.

The winner will be recognized by Macy’s at the 2018 NYC Go Red For Women Luncheon, the premier annual event in New York City focusing on women’s cardiovascular health, on Friday, March 2, at the New York Hilton Midtown. The winner will receive a $500 Macy’s gift card and a consultation with a Macy’s MyStylist.

Macy’s executives Molly Langenstein, Executive Vice President -Group Business Manager Ready-to-Wear, and Anne Dunn, Executive Vice President Customer Activation, serve as Executive Co-Chairs of the NYC Luncheon.  Since 2004, Macy’s has raised more than $65 million for Go Red For Women. Every dollar raised helps fund life-saving research and awareness that adds more time to women’s lives. That means more time to be entrepreneurs, innovators, and business moguls. More time to be moms, sisters, partners, and friends.

For more information about the Lifestyle Change Award and to submit nominations online, please visit NYCGoRed.heart.org.

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About the American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases.

Go Red For Women is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and CVS Health. New York City Goes Red sponsors are Northwell Health and TransPerfect.

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