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Registration for 2020 AHA Kentucky Advocacy Day is Closed

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REGISTRATION FOR KENTUCKY LOBBY DAY IS NOW CLOSED TO ALLOW TIME TO MAKE APPOINTMENT WITH LAWMAKERS.

If you would still like to join us, please email melissa.brown@heart.org or call 502-371-6020. Thank you!

 

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Join the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, Kentucky Chapter, and the American Lung Association on February 13th as health advocates from across the Commonwealth gather at the Capitol to talk with lawmakers about steps we can take now to improve the health of Kentucky!

Who: Anyone is welcome. Register now (and invite others who might like to join you to register too).
When: February 13, 2020, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Where: State Capitol, 700 Capitol Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601, Capitol Annex Room 346

2020 Kentucky Advocacy Day Agenda
8:30-9:00: Breakfast/Registration in Capitol Annex Room 346
9-9:30 am: Issue Overview/Q&A
9:30 am-Approx 12:30 pm: Attend scheduled meetings with your lawmakers

What will we be talking about with your lawmakers? Click here to learn more!

Tobacco Control
We will be urging lawmakers to take action to prevent tobacco and e-cigarette use, including:

  • E-cigarette tax increase, making it equal to the tax on traditional cigarettes, and
  • $10 million increase in funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs  

Early Childcare Education Standards
We will also be advocating to ensure equity and quality within early care and education centers.

  • Nutrition standards
  • Physical activity standards, and
  • Screen time standards  

Register today, forward this invitation to a friend, coworker, class or other group and join us for an exciting day to make a difference in Kentucky!

Shannon Smith, KY Government Relations Director
American Heart Association

Melissa Brown, Grassroots Manager
American Heart Association

P.S. Please let us know if you have any questions or need additional information.

Directions to Capitol (PLEASE BRING PHOTO ID)
From I-64, you’ll take exit 53 (Frankfort/Lawrenceburg) and go toward Frankfort (north on 127). You will go through a few stop lights and then turn RIGHT onto 676, the East-West Connector. After you go through the flashing light, turn LEFT at the next stop light (onto 420 North). Follow approximately 1 mile then turn LEFT into the Capitol Parking Garage. You can park on any of the first 4 floors (actually numbered 6-3). The upper levels are reserved for legislators. Take the elevator to the ground level and walk across to the Capitol Annex.Our meeting room is Capitol Annex, Third Floor, Room 346.In the unlikely event that the capitol garage is full, continue up the ramp to the top of the parking structure where there are also parking spaces.  If you exit the ground level parking lot, you may drive around the capitol (the road is one-way toward the right) where there is on-street parking on Capital Avenue and several side streets in front of the capitol building.  If you choose this option, you’ll need to enter the capitol and then go to the basement and walk through the tunnel to get to the Capitol Annex.
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WHEN
February 13, 2020 at 8:30am - 12:30pm
WHERE
Kentucky State Capitol
700 Capitol Ave
Frankfort, KY 40601
United States
Google map and directions
CONTACT
Melissa Brown · · 502-371-6020
82 RSVPS
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