Long Island, NY – The American Heart Association is proud to announce that The Eastern Shore (NY) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated will be honored at the American Heart Association’s 17th Annual Long Island Go Red For Women Luncheon. This year’s event will take place on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of nearly 15,000 professional women of color in 285 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.

Their Core Values are Friendship, Integrity, Honesty, Service, Commitment, Family Relationships, Courage, Respect for Self and Others, Legacy, Confidentiality, Responsibility, and Accountability.

The members of The Eastern Shore (NY) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated are influential decision makers and opinion leaders. The Eastern Shore (NY) Chapter has attracted many distinguished women who are individual achievers and have made a difference in their communities and the world. They are business and civic leaders, role models, mentors, activists and volunteers who work towards a common vision by engaging like-minded organizations and individuals for partnership.

Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 killers of Long Island women. Most women don’t notice the symptoms of heart disease until it’s too late. That’s why heart disease has been called the silent killer. For information about sponsorship opportunities, ticket or table reservations, or other questions, call (516) 962-0811 or visit longislandgoredluncheon.heart.org.

The 2018 American Heart Association Go Red For Women Luncheon is nationally sponsored by Macy’s ad CVS Health.