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Tri County Go Red Event Planned For February 5, 2015

Berlin, Md. – Heart disease is the number 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths in women each year. The American Heart Association started Go Red for Women to shine a light on this disease and show the many ways women can be heart healthy.

This free event will be held at the Pocomoke Community Center – 1410 Market Street in Pocomoke, MD from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. There will be various exhibitors, health screenings, a light interactive exercise demonstration, a cooking demonstration by Lynn Matava of The Country Tart LLC, dinner, and door prizes. Motivational speaker Alishia Louis Potter of Empowered Women Ministries, will be the guest speaker.

There is a healthy women photo contest in conjunction with the event and the lucky winner will win a FitBit! Those who are interested in participating in the photo contest, contact Mimi Dean at Worcester County Health Department at or at 4106321100 ext. 1102.

Women attending the event are encouraged to wear red, the official color for raising awareness about heart disease in women.

Register by February 2nd at or by calling 410-641-9268.