Health | Empowered to Serve
Sep15

Health | Empowered to Serve

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) by recognizing Hispanic leaders who have made contributions to improving the health and well-being of multicultural communities. Cuban-American, Alexander P. Almazan, attorney and founder of Alexander P. Almazan, PA, a Miami law firm, chaired the association’s Diversity Leadership Committee (2012-2015). He is...

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Fee to Raise Funds for Health, Wellness
Apr30

Fee to Raise Funds for Health, Wellness

The Assembly Health Committee has the opportunity on May 5, to create a dedicated revenue source for California families to live healthier lives and to help reverse alarming health epidemics of diabetes and heart disease. A 2-cent-per-ounce health impact excise fee on sugary drinks is expected to generate an estimated $3 billion dollars a year. These funds will be used to create the “Children’s and Family Health Promotion Program” to...

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Episode 10.8 | Ladies with Heart
Jan24

Episode 10.8 | Ladies with Heart

In this edition of Hispanic Lifestyle we visit the American Heart Association‘s Inland Empire Go Red for Women Luncheon.  We spoke with attendees who have a passion for educating women about the dangers of heart disease.  Featured in the segment is Susan Atkinson with Stater Bros. Charities, María Simón with Body by Maria, Cathy Kienle with Walter’s Automotive and Heart Disease Survivor Sarah Ortega. Hispanic Lifestyle is...

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Latina of Influence | Erika Perez
Mar27

Latina of Influence | Erika Perez

National Spokes Person for the American Heart Association Erika Perez is one of Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2014 Latinas of Influence.  Follow all of our 2014 Latinas of Influence on twitter with the tag #HLTVLC14 In her own words.  . . . My name is Erika Perez, I am 40 years old, married to my wonderful husband Ernesto Perez. I have three kids Janet 17, Natalie 13 and Joshua 3 years old. I am a business owner, Heart Attack Survivor and...

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Latina of Influence | Leticia Aguilar
Mar15

Latina of Influence | Leticia Aguilar

Community champion and Banking Executive Leticia Aguilar is one of Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2014 Latinas of Influence.  Follow all of our 2014 Latinas of Influence on twitter with the tag #HLTVLC14 Leticia Aguilar is an executive vice president and regional president for Union Bank, N.A.  One of Union Bank’s senior executives, Aguilar combines her passion for community building and her competitive business drive into a winning formula for...

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