Champaign Go Red for Women Luncheon Promotes Heart Health


Champaign women will join the fight against heart disease in women at the American Heart Association’s annual Go Red for Women Luncheon on Friday, February 9 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Go Red for Women Luncheon is the signature fundraising event of the campaign, which promotes awareness of women’s No. 1 killer, heart disease. Tickets for the event are $75 each, and tables for the event can be purchased for $2000.

Tickets may be purchased by calling 217/246-5089 or visiting

Champaign’s Go Red for Women Luncheon will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a silent auction, networking and a breakout session. Christie Clinic serves as the Signature Sponsor of this year’s Go Red for Women Luncheon. The event will feature a program, emceed by Ashley Morgan and Josh Laskowski of SJBroadcasting, and lunch as well as a presentation of local American Heart Association survivors. The event will conclude at 1:00 p.m.

Cardiovascular diseases cause one in three women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every minute. In fact, more women than men die every year from heart disease and stroke. Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s national movement to end cardiovascular disease in women through education, advocacy and swifter action for women’s heart health.

About Go Red For Women

Since 2004, Go Red For Women has captured the energy, passion, and intelligence of women to work collectively to wipe out heart disease- the No. 1 killer of women. We want millions of women across America to take heart disease personally. Go Red For Women engages women and the men who love them to embrace the cause. Healthcare providers, celebrities and politicians also elevate the cause and spread the word about women and heart disease. For more information about Go Red For Women, please call 1-888-MY-HEART (1-888-694-3278) or visit The movement is nationally sponsored by Macy’s.