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American Heart Association Announces Kimberly S. Roberts as 2016-2017 Guilford County Go Red For Women Chair

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 – The American Heart Association is proud to announce Kimberly S. Roberts of Crumley Roberts, Attorney at Law, as the Chair for the 2016-2017 Guilford County Go Red For Women Campaign. As chair, she will be focusing on empowering women to put their heart health first.

“A woman’s heart runs deep. It holds families together. It worries about the future. It keeps 800 balls at play all at the same time. Between children, family, work, friends and her community, the health of a woman’s heart is almost always last on her priority list,” shares Kimberly S. Roberts, Vice President of Cultural Development and Creator of Crumley Roberts Employee Wellness (CREW). “As the 2016-2017 Guilford Go Red For Women Chair, I am striving to encourage, support and empower women to embrace all that is in their hearts while also making sure their hearts are as healthy and strong as they can be.”

As part of her dedication, she will be traveling throughout the State of North Carolina this year to educate women of all ages on ways they can live longer, healthier and happier lives free from heart disease. Heart disease and stroke are 80% preventable with education, awareness and only a few lifestyle changes.

“Using the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple Seven as guidelines, The Little Red Jumpsuit tour offers an opportunity for frank and open discussion about the challenges and the joys we face as women on our individual journeys to wellness,” shares Roberts.

“This tour is about celebrating each other as women and lifting each other up as we help others along the way. I hope you will join me on this journey as we continuing moving forward with the power of a woman’s heart.”

Crumley Roberts is the Greater Guilford Go Red For Women Sponsor for the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women year-round campaign focusing on helping women of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds in Greater Guilford County prevent and fight heart disease and stroke.

Heart disease and stroke strikes one in every three women in the United States. Bringing it even closer to home, diseases of the heart are the 2nd leading causes of death and stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in Guilford County. We also lose more women than men to heart disease and stroke each year. To help support the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women year-round campaign in Greater Guilford County, contact Gretchen.OShay@heart.org or call 336-542-4832.

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 About the American Heart Association: The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

 About Crumley Roberts: Crumley Roberts is a consumer-based law firm operating in North Carolina and South Carolina, but with ties throughout the United States.  The Crumley Roberts Brand Promise is to “Care Like Family, Listen to Learn and Do What’s Right.” The primary focus of Crumley Roberts is to represent clients who have been injured in some way and to “STAND UP” for them when they need help.  The Crumley Roberts commitment to “STAND UP” for clients is a message of caring that also applies to how employees care about each other and care about what they do each day.  Crumley Roberts is celebrating over 25 years and is recognized as one of the Triad’s Healthiest Employers by the Triad Business Journal. Crumley Roberts is nationally recognized as an American Heart Association Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company. For more information, please visit CrumleyRoberts.com.

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