Thursday, April 23, 2009

Go Red luncheon Little Rock

Just a couple of pictures from the Go Red luncheon in my home city, Little Rock

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Lobby Day on Capitol Hill

Kevin and I are shown after our meeting with US Senator Blanche Lincoln.  Senator Lincoln has been a powerful ally in the fight against women's heart disease, and was a co-sponsor of the Heart for Women act.
Kevin, Dr. Melchert and I start our second day of Congressional meetings on Capitol Hill
I was interviewed in front of the US Capitol by a documentary film crew about the AHA's Lobby Day, and the Mrs. International pageant
Kevin and I, along with Dr. Russell Melchert, attend the You're the Cure on the Hill rally

My story shared on the national blog!

My story of survival and advocacy is shared on the national You're the Cure blog.  You can view it at

Activities During Lobby Week!

My story of advocacy and survival is shared with the 200 attendees of the 6th annual Survivors Luncheon on the Hill
I was a special guest at the 6th Annual Survivors luncheon on the Hill

Arkansas is one of 14 states that have funding for Heart Disease and Stroke prevention.  I'm honored to be part of the reason we have that funding!

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Mrs. International Goes to Washington!

We've arrived on Capitol Hill for the American Heart Association's National Lobby Day! I'll keep the pictures coming.