A record breaking, crowd of over 1000 Long Islanders attended the 14th Annual Long Island Go Red For Women Luncheon on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. The sea of red could be seen throughout all the rooms at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.
This year’s honorees included Howard Stein, Senior Managing Partner of the Real Estate Practice Group, Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP and Deborah K. Richman, President and CEO DKUSA, Ltd. and Community Honoree, Premier Cardiology.
Those in attendance also heard from 14 year old heart survivor Gianna Schupler, a competitive dancer. Gianna shared her open heart surgery experience and how she recovered to go on to win a national dance competition. Gianna was an inspiration to everyone in the crowd.
“Being a part of this event from start to finish was an amazing experience” said Teresa Evans, Executive Director, Human Resources, CHL Mortgage a division of Freedom Mortgage who chaired this years’ event. Dr. Jean Marie Cacciabaudo, Chief of Cardiology at Southside Hospital and Dr. Stacey Rosen, V.P. Katz Institute For Women’s Health were the Medical Co-Chairs. Leanna Karlson, Co-host of the Morning Show with Steve & Leeana on K98.3 did an amazing job as event emcee.
The American Heart Association’s 14th Annual Go Red For Women Luncheon combined an elegant luncheon reception, record breaking auction and networking opportunities. The Luncheon featured educational breakout sessions presented by recognized and credentialed healthcare professionals, providing women with information, resources and hope to take action and live a longer, stronger life. The 2015 American Heart Association Go Red For Women Luncheon is nationally sponsored by Macy’s. The North Shore-LIJ Health System is the Cities Go Red Sponsor.