Necker's Jewelers hosts membership event for Circle of Red


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Press release submitted by Erin Lounsberry

Necker's Jewelers hosts membership event for Circle of Red leadership group

The American Heart Association will present a free Circle of Red informational reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, at Necker's Jewelers, 407 E. 53rd St., Davenport. Circle of Red is a leadership group for both women and men who are passionate about bringing awareness to heart disease as the No. 1 killer of women.

Sponsored by Integrity Integrated, the evening will feature personal stories from those impacted by heart disease and information about how to support efforts to combat it in the Quad-Cities through membership in the Circle of Red. All attendees will receive a Necker's Jewelers gift card and a chance to win prizes. Free hors d'oeuvres and wine also will be served.

According to the American Heart Association, an estimated 82.6 million American adults have one or more types of cardiovascular disease, including stroke. About 40.4 million of them are 60 or younger. Cardiovascular disease accounts for one of every three deaths, more than the next three causes of death combined.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, Oct. 17, by calling (563) 323-4321 or emailing Kate.Cuellar@heart.org. All Circle of Red members also will be recognized at the Go Red for Women luncheon locally presented by Trinity on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the RiverCenter in Davenport. For more information visit www.QuadCitiesGoRedforWomen.org.




















 



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