Over 2,500 Heart Walk participants and volunteers joined forces and walked in the North West Arkansas Heart Walk, Saturday, April 9th. The event was held at the Arvest Springdale Ball Park home the Arkansas Natural's Baseball Team. Cindy Hudlow and staff Stephanie Daniels, Shawna Still and Christina Hinds all worked hard along with volunteers to make the days activities a success. From th elast account the event had raised over $630,000 for heart and stroke research and education programs.
Participants enjoyed the bright sunny day although very windy fun was had by all. Many local vendors provided goodie bags and there was a special area just for children. Many stopped by the Advocacy Booth to sign up for the You're the Cure Network and also sent a personal message to Congress to increse the National Institiute of Health's budget to $35 million for the coming year. A bright sunny day to enjoy a walk and to change lives by supporting heart and stroke reseach. Special thanks to all the volunteers who help make the event a success.