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17th LI Go Red For Women Luncheon A Success

A crowd of over 900 Long Islanders attended the 17th Annual Long Island Go Red For Women Luncheon on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  The sea of red could be seen throughout all the rooms at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.

This year’s Luncheon honored The Women of SterlingRisk, and Doug DeShutter, President, Customer Communications, Broadridge.  Charlotte Biblow, Esq., Partner, Farrell Fritz, P.C. and The Links Incorporated, Eastern Shore Chapter received Community Honoree Awards. The honorees are committed to raising support and creating awareness about heart disease and stroke especially, as it pertains to women.  Teresa Evans, Director, Human Resources Business Partner, National Retail, Freedom Mortgage was Chair of the Luncheon.


Those in attendance also heard from two-time heart transplant survivor, Ginger Zimmerman, and Gary D. Foster, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Weight Watchers International, Inc.


“Participating in this event each year is an inspiring experience.”  said Teresa Evans who chaired this years’ event. Leeana Costa and Jon Daniels, K98.3 did an amazing job as event emcees.

The American Heart Association’s 17th Annual Go Red For Women Luncheon combined an elegant luncheon reception, incredible 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 2018 American Heart Association Go Red For Women Luncheon is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and CVS Health. Northwell Health is a Presenting sponsor.

For information about the 2019 Go Red For Women Luncheon, sponsorship opportunities, or other questions, call the Anne Thorsen at (516) 962-0811 or visit

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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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