Free event to raise awareness of Hispanic women's heart disease
Joint effort of Nashville Public Television, Tango Nashville, American Heart Association
Dance performances and lessons, food, heart screeningsOn November 10, Nashville Public Television teams up with the American Heart Association and Tango Nashville to raise awareness of women's heart disease in the Latino community.
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death for Hispanics. Heart disease and stroke are responsible for 32.2 percent of deaths in Hispanic females.
NPT INVITES COMMUNITY TO “TANGO WITH YOUR HEART”
WHO: Nashville Public Television, together with the American Heart Association and Tango Nashville
WHAT: "Tango with Your Heart" event. An evening of dance, food and fun for your heart; free tango lessons, heart healthy food and information, free heart screenings and fun giveaways!
WHERE: Ibiza Night Club 15128 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville. (615) 331-0382
WHEN: Saturday, November 10, 2007. 5:00-8:00 p.m.
WHY: To raise awareness of women's heart disease in the Latino community. See attached “Heart Disease and Stroke Facts for Hispanic Women.”
HOW: Free admission
“Tango With Your Heart” is made possible by a generous grant from WNET-NY and coincides with THE MYSTERIOUS HUMAN HEART, a four-part series by producer David Grubin that aired on NPT and PBS stations nationwide this Fall. “Tango with Your Heart” is sponsored by Nashville Public Television, American Heart Association, Tango Nashville, Ibiza Night Club Club, Monsal, WHEW La Ley 1380am, WKDA Latina 900am and OSHi International Flowers.
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Nashville Public Television is available free and over the air to nearly 2.2 million people throughout the Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky viewing area, and is watched by more than 600,000 households every week. The mission of NPT is to provide, through the power of traditional television and interactive telecommunications, high quality educational, cultural and civic experiences that address issues and concerns of the people of the Nashville region, and which thereby help improve the lives of those we serve.
Photo by Henrik Schröder. Licensed under Creative Commons.