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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

February 7th through 14th is Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. During this week, we will all come together to bring awareness to CHDs. But this week is no different from any other week at Children’s Heart Center; we are always focused on providing the very best medical care to children with heart disease. We make it our mission to communicate as best we can with children and their families in an understanding and compassionate way. We work diligently to improve our services by building a team of people who will develop and maintain a quality and service-oriented attitude that will lead the medical community and satisfy our patients.

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Social Media (February 2016): This year, during CHD Awareness Week and Heart Month, we will doing something special. Beginning February 7th, visit our Facebook page and help us “Celebrate Our Heart Heroes!”

  1. Share a picture of your Heart Hero on our Facebook page.
  2. Include one CHD statistic to help bring awareness to the #1 birth defect in America.
  3. Include #MyHeartHero and #CHDAwareness in your post.
  4. AND, change your profile picture using a very special Heart Hero badge here!

Valentine’s Day Themed Bake Sale (February 9th from 10am-1pm): Each year, Children’s Heart Center team members come together to raise money and awareness for CHD. 100% of the proceeds from the Bake Sale go to Children’s Heart Foundation. Everyone is invited to stop by and grab some goodies! Main office- 3006 S. Maryland Pkwy. Suite #455

Walk with the Heart of a Child (February 27th): Each year, Children’s Heart Center forms a team for Children’s Heart Foundation’s Walk with the Heart of a Child held annually at Fashion Show Mall – Las Vegas.  We invite everyone to attend this heart-warming event and help us raise money and bring awareness to CHD.  Please click here to learn more.

You are much stronger than you think you are. Trust me. ~ Superman


Heart Health

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February is Heart Month

When it comes to heart health, you can take charge. Make a pact with yourself to be mindful of healthy habits.  Don’t wait, get started TODAY!

Here are 10 Tips that are sure to keep your heart healthy:

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A very special thank you to contributor Dr. Beth Creel, PhD.

 Children’s Heart Foundation

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Come Walk with Us!

One day. One community. One celebration.

Children’s Heart Foundation is pleased to announce their 13th Annual Walk with the Heart of a Child, a fun walk inside the Fashion Show Mall, will take place Saturday, February 27, 2016. 100% of the proceeds benefit Children’s Heart Foundation.

This is a high-energy celebration including a 3K walk, raffle and Kids Zone at . Walk with the Heart of a Child is about uniting Las Vegas in hope. By participating, you honor children who are survivors and pay tribute to the lives lost to congenital heart defects and raise money to fight it. You won’t want to miss one moment of the community-affirming event. Click here for details.

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Upcoming Events

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Mark Your Calendar!

Children’s Heart Center and Children’s Heart Foundation have a lot going on from month to month. Here’s a run down of what’s happening in December.

February 11, 2016
5:00 to 6:00pm
Heart & Soul Discussion Group – Reno
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Description: Children’s Heart Foundation hosts a cost-free discussion group for families who have a child with a congenital heart condition. Under the direction of Dr. Beth Creel, Grief Counselor, this group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month (subject to change) at Children’s Heart Center, 85 Kirman Ave, Ste 401, Reno.
RSVP Required: Please contact Dr. Beth Creel bcreel@childrensheartcenter.com or call 702-732-1290 or 866-732-1290.
February 12, 2016
5:30 to 6:30pm
Heart & Soul Discussion Group – Las Vegas
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Description: Children’s Heart Foundation hosts a cost-free discussion group for families who have a child with a congenital heart condition. Under the direction of Dr. Beth Creel,Grief Counselor, this group meets the second Friday of each month (subject to change) at Children’s Heart Center, 3006 S Maryland Parkway, Ste 515, Las Vegas.
To RSVP: Please email Dr. Beth Creel at bcreel@childrensheartcenter.com or call 702-732-1290.

Thank you!

Come back every quarter for a new Newsletter from Children’s Heart Center Nevada.