Fairwinds Lodge set to host Wednesday’s ‘Heart & Stroke’ awareness day

Informative, interactive event designed to share information with community

Pictured are Devon and Amber Davidson and their son Hudsyn, who will be at Fairwinds Lodge on Wednesday.

Fairwinds Lodge will be the host site for this Wednesday’s National Heart & Stroke Awareness Day in Sarnia, an informative, interactive event for individuals living with or at risk of heart attacks or strokes.

Local health care providers will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on various services. Find out the risk factors of heart attacks and learn about the valuable resources available in the community.

Community Relations Director Kerry Belliveau has been coordinating these types of resourceful awareness days at Fairwinds Lodge for the last three years with great participation from the local community.

“We are all in this together. Providing one central location for those needing to gather valuable information for themselves or loved ones is the key to the success of these programs,” said Belliveau. “We are able to bring skilled and knowledgeable agencies from the Sarnia Lambton area together – it is a one stop, interactive environment to learn and be aware. Information booths are set up in the atrium, with presentations throughout the day. We encourage everyone to come and be a part of something so valuable and local community based.”

Speakers include:

Sarnia Pharmacist Karen Riley – Medication & Your Heart—10:30 a.m.

Lambton Elderly Outreach – Helping in the Local Community—11 a.m.

Special Guests Amber Davidson & Hudsyn – One Family’s Story—1 p.m.

Sarnia Lambton Heart & Stroke Foundation – Healthy Hearts—1:30 p.m.

“We are delighted to have special guests Amber & Devon Davidson and their son Hudsyn here to share their story with us. One of dedication, bravery, family love and a local community child’s struggle with infant heart defects,” says Belliveau. “Heart & Stroke awareness affects us all, no matter the age. Amber, Devon and Hudsyn are shining examples of the strength it takes to make it through such adversity. The Sarnia Lambton Heart & Stroke Foundation has been a big part of their lives already, this will be a lifelong relationship that needs our ongoing support.”

All are welcome to attend this free event happening this Wednesday at Fairwinds Lodge, 1218 Michigan Ave, Sarnia. Door prizes to be won, complimentary tea & coffee will be available.

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