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Inaugural Hearts for Heels event brings awareness to heart disease in women

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Posted at 6:14 PM, Sep 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-12 23:33:15-04
Heels for Hearts

Cardiovascular Institute of the South and Lafayette General Health are proud to announce they are hosting the inaugural Hearts for Heels event today, September 12.

The event started at 5:30 p.m. and will last until 8:30.

This educational social encourages women to get informed about their heart health. The evening will include a Q&A session with a panel of physicians and wellness experts, as well as a heart-healthy dinner, wine and signature cocktails, interactive games, door prizes, and more.

Heart disease is the number one killer of women per year, according to the organizations, taking more lives than all forms of cancer combined.

A portion of the proceeds from Heels for Hearts will benefit Faith House, a domestic violence crisis center and shelter based in Lafayette. Faith House provides a safe haven for women affected by abuse across seven parishes throughout Central and South Louisiana.