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LAKE ERIE COLLEGE AND AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HOLD MEMORIAL HEART WALK FESTIVAL

(PAINESVILLE, OHIO) - Lake Erie College, in cooperation with the American Heart Association, is hosting a memorial heart walk festival on Friday, April 28 at 11 a.m. The one-mile heart walk, celebrating the memory of student Heather Stephenson and Professor Bernie Floriani, will take place on the Lake Erie College campus. The community is encouraged to take part in the walk and the festival afterward.

Jeff Dodge of the American Heart Association assisted in the planning of this event, the proceeds of which will go towards the funding of lifesaving research and educational programs. All participants who raise $25 or more for the American Heart Association will receive a t-shirt, and the top fundraiser will win an i-pod shuffle. Festival activities planned for the day include a picnic, live music, an obstacle course, sumo-wrestling suits and a rock climbing wall.

Community members interested in participating in the heart walk and festival can register online at the American Heart Association website (www.americanheart.org) or contact Hollie Chessman at hchessman@lec.edu or Lorrie Rowe at LRowe@lec.edu to register and pick up a fundraising packet.

Founded in 1856, Lake Erie College is a dynamic and progressive institution of higher education, offering 22 undergraduate majors and master's degrees in business administration and education. This coeducational college, grounded in the liberal arts, enrolls just over 1,000 students of all ages and is nationally recognized for its equine studies and international learning opportunities for students. For more information about the College, call 800/533-4996 or visit the website at www.lec.edu.

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