Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Each February, the American Heart Association invites you to 'Go Red' to raise awareness and advocate for women's health.

Businesses across Central New York are invited to "Glow Red' by encouraging employees to wear red, and by lighting up red - using red lights (flood lights, Christmas lights, or red light bulbs) on February 5th.

The goal of the "Go Red for Women" campaign is "to increase women’s heart health awareness and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally."

Since over 80% of cardiac events can be prevented, advocacy and education are important components of saving the lives of women. For more information about heart disease in women, and steps you can take to decrease your risk, go to GoRedforWomen.org

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If your workplace is interested in participating in 'Go Red' by lighting up red or having employees wear red, contact Brianna at 315-768-9500 at Townsquare Media.

Thank you to the Central New York businesses that have already agreed to Go Red. Whether they will be wearing red to work, lighting up their buildings or both, they're helping to raise the awareness necessary for women's heart health:

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Adirondack Bank Center/Utica Comets/Utica City FC
Ambrose Electric
Babe's At Harbor Point
Broadway Utica
Brodock Press
C E Swish Maintenance
Darman Manufacturing Company
Delmonico's Italian Steakhouse
Delta Hotels by Marriott Utica
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Utica
Downtown Pedestrian Bridge/DOT
Easy Auto Glass
Excellus BCBS
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Utica
First Source Federal Credit Union
Gentlemen’s Barbershop
Holland Farms
Mozdzen Auto
Munson Williams
NYCM Insurance
Oneida County Office
Paradigm Consulting, Inc
Park Outdoor Advertising
Polish Community Club Utica
Raymour and Flanigan
Rosa's Trattoria
Schultz Auto Works
Standard Insulating Co.
Tavolo
The Stanley Theatre
Tom Cavallo's Restaurant
Utica National
Utica's Finest Barbershop
Village Floral
Yahnundasis Golf & Country Club

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