Joining the activities was Lt. Governor Mark Darr, and Representatives Kathy Webb, Ann Clemmer and Senator Linda Chesterfield, who hosted the event. Volunteers from across the state were attended and were led in the activities by Suzy Fehlig of NW Arkansas and Debi Barnes of Central. Barnes and Fehlig are chairs for the respective area Go Red for Women Luncheon’s that raise funds to support heart disease and stroke research.
On Friday, February 3, 2012, some 100 people joined together to “Turn the Steps of the Arkansas State Capitol RED” for National Wear Red Day an event for the American Heart Association American Stroke Association. The goal of the event was to empower women and men to take control of their heart health and to know the risk factors for a heart attack and stroke.