Show of Heart at Red Dress Fashion Show
Heart disease survivor Sharen Sleater, has started a new support network for women cardiac patients here on the Central Peninsula. And to promote the group, she and Jeanette Rodgers organized the first Red Dress Fashion show which was held last week at Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH). "To say that our first annual Red Dress Fashion Show was a huge success is almost an understatement," Sleater reported. "The event, sponsored by WomenHeart, the national coalition for women with heart disease, was the first of its kind on the Kenai Peninsula to highlight National Heart Disease Month and the Go Red campaign originally started by the American Heart Association," explained Sleater. According to Sharen, the purpose of the new patient support group is to support and provide education regarding heart disease while offering victims the chance to be with others suffering from the wide range of conditions under the umbrella of "heart disease". By increasing awareness, Sleater intends to make it known that contrary to popular perception, heart disease is not primarily a man's disease, but is in fact the number one killer of women in the United States. "We think pink when it comes to breast cancer, so for women with heart disease it's Go Red and that's where we got our theme for our first annual Red Dress Fashion Show," said Sleater.
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Sausage and Peppers
1/3 cup olive oil
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Sue Ade is a syndicated food writer with broad experience and interest in the culinary arts. She has worked and resided in the Lowcountry of South Carolina since 1985 and may be reached at email@example.com.
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