'Go Red' Friday to raise heart disease awareness

By Lisa Ray, Managing Editor, ClickOnDetroit.com, @ClickOnLisa, lray@wdiv.com
Published On: Feb 06 2014 03:29:11 PM EST
DETROIT -

To help draw attention to the No. 1 killer of women, metro Detroit companies and organizations will join forces with the American Heart Association to help raise awareness by illuminating red or hosting events throughout February.

On Friday, you are encouraged to wear red to support the cause. Men and women everywhere are encouraged to participate to show their support by wearing red on Feb 7. The red dress and the color red symbolize one's support in the fight against heart disease.
Local companies confirmed to "Go Red" include:

Companies Going Red

Motor City Casino
Freudenberg North America
Henry Ford Health System (Main Campus, Macomb & West Bloomfield)
Comerica Park
Chase Tower - 611 Woodward
One Woodward
First National Bldg - 660 Woodward
Chrysler House - 719 Griswold
Federal Reserve Bldg - 160 W Fort St
1001 Woodward
Total Healthcare Corporate Office
U of M East Ann Arbor building
GM Renaissance Center
Blue Cross Blue Shield
1500 Woodward Block

About Go Red For Women
Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association's solution to save women's lives. With one out of three women still dying from heart disease we are committed to fighting this No. 1 killer that is largely preventable. GoRedForWomen.org, a premiere source of information and education, connects millions of women of all ages and gives the tangible resources to turn personal choices into life-saving actions. We encourage women and the men who love them embrace the cause. For more information please visit GoRedForWomen.org or call 1-888-My-HEART (1-888-694-3278). The movement is nationally sponsored by Macy's.

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