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Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk set for Saturday, Oct. 2

The American Heart Association has announced the Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk is back in-person at Rocky Neck State Park on Saturday, Oct. 2, presented by Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.

Patrick L. Green, president and CEO of L+M, is serving as chair.

The heart walk is slated to raise $275,000.

“The Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk promotes health and well-being while supporting the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association,” said Green. “We are grateful for the support from the eastern Connecticut community who continue to support much-needed research to fight heart disease and stroke.”

The Heart Walk kicks off at 10 a.m., following state and local guidelines. Heart Walk participants are encouraged to follow the American Heart Association’s Connecticut Facebook page to make the experience more fun.

The Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk encourages physical activity while raising funds to support research, advocacy and awareness of heart disease and stroke.

For more information about registering visit Follow the American Heart Association Facebook page at For more information about sponsorship opportunities call Bill Lee at (860) 966-2033.


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