Upcoming event geared toward helping women become heart healthy


CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Upcoming event in Cape Girardeau is geared toward helping women take charge of their health.

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual Heart to Heart Luncheon. The event is April 1, 2011 at the Drury Lodge in Cape Girardeau.

Nationally recognized nutrition and fitness expert Mitzi Dulan, RD, CSSD, will be the keynote speaker.

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. It causes one in three deaths each year.

The Heart to Heart Luncheon is a forum for learning how to better care for your heart.

Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door and include the keynote presentation, cardiovascular health information, door prizes and a heart-healthy meal.

Doors open at 11 am with educational exhibits, and free health screenings.

The luncheon and keynote presentation begin at noon.

For more information or to purchase tickets, stop by Saint Francis' Fitness Plus or call Saint Francis Marketing at (573)331-5327.

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