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Archive for October, 2009

Light the Night Walk


The Long Island Heart Associates and the New York Heart Research Foundation to Participate in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society “Light the Night Walk” at Eisenhower Park

October 16, 2009

(Mineola, N.Y.)- Today, Long Island Heart Associates and the New York Heart Research Foundation will participate in the annual “Light the Night Walk” for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Melville Chapter.  The walk will take place at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY on October 16, 2009 from 5:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m. (registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and the walk will commence at 7:30 p.m.).  The fundraiser is a patient focused event in which participants walk during the night holding lighted red and white balloons.  The red balloons represent supporters and the white balloons represent survivors.  Long Island Heart Associates and the New York Heart Research Foundation is lending their support to those who are suffering with Leukemia and/or Lymphoma.

“As one of the largest most influential cardiology groups on Long Island, we are proud to participate in events such as this that give back to the members of our community,” stated Dr. Steven Shayani, Medical Director at Long Island Heart Associates.  “As a fellow non-for-profit specializing in cardiac clinical trials, it is especially important that we lend a hand to organizations that are making the strides that we are,” stated Patty Hodnette Research Coordinator at the New York Heart Research Foundation.

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