Friday, May 8 –
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, claiming the lives of more than 460,000 women nationally each year; 1 in 3 females in the U.S. have some form of cardiovascular disease; and it is 80 percent preventable, says the American Heart Association. Every year, this annual event aims to expose the issues of heart disease while empowering women to understand their risks and ways to prevent its, many times, fatal outcome. With only an estimated 21 percent of women viewing heart disease as a top health threat, this effort aims to bring statistics, concerns and prevention methods to the forefront of every woman’s mind. The 2015 luncheon will be held on Friday, May 8, at Central Park Hall at Expo Square. From 10 to 11:30 a.m., guests will enjoy a silent auction, health screenings and sponsor booths. Then, enjoy the Luncheon with the Survivor Fashion Show and hearing from this year’s motivational speakers, including Olivia Jordan, Miss Oklahoma USA 2015. Tickets and sponsorship packages are available. For more information, visit http://tulsagored.heart.org.