Advocate Spotlight: Matt Prokop
Access to Health Care and Tobacco Prevention is why
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Advocate Spotlight: Jenny Simmons
An Effective System of Care is why
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Advocate Spotlight: Ruth Tewes
Prevention and Awareness is why
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Meet Brian Krannawitter, Nebraska Government Relations Director
My family and friends is why
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Share your Story: Mary Toso
Mary Toso - You're the Cure Advocate
I have become more involved in the American Heart Association in recent years because of my desire to support a health related organization where I can have an impact. There are so many ways to be involved with the AHA and I know I am making a difference for my family, my community and my state.
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Advocate Spotlight: Deb Carlson
Deb Carlson is President and CEO of Nebraska Methodist College, and recently joined the Greater Omaha Division Board of Directors of the AHA. Deb says having seen the effects of heart disease and stroke on her family and friends, joining our cause was a very personal decision. "We all have choices to make with our limited free time, and being an advocate for the AHA is a great use of my time and one that I know makes a difference," said Deb. Deb recently shared her story with the AHA.
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Advocate Spotlight: Erin Starr
Erin Starr has a passion for causes that help to improve health outcomes for members of her community and her state. Her interest in the AHA was sparked by being involved in the very first Go Red for Women event in Fairbury. From there, she shares her passion for being healthy and having fun in life! Recently we caught up with Erin and asked her what brought her to be involved with the American Heart Association.
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Meet Survivor, Advocate Tamsen Butler
At age 41 I was just about everything I had hoped to be: an award-winning author, a fitness instructor on my way to becoming a certified personal trainer, and a mother to two ridiculously clever children. A year later at age 42 I’ve added a new designation to my titles as a stroke survivor and advocate for the American Heart Association.
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Advocate Spotlight: Angie Jorgensen
My wonderful husband, Jon and I together have 4 great children—Alexis, now 21; Garrett, 19; Josh, 15 and Justin 12. Our daughter is working and planning for more school. All 3 boys are currently playing football, and we are going to be cheering at lots of games this Fall! We have a busy family life and feel enormously blessed. But on December 7th, 2012, my life changed.
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Advocate Spotlight: AHA Volunteer Jill Duis
Congratulations to Nebraska AHA Advocate Jill Duis on recently being honored with the Leadership Champion Award by Work Well in Lincoln. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the advancement of personal health or the health of others. Jill certainly is among our champions within the AHA for her tireless efforts on behalf of heart and stroke patients across Nebraska.
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