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MEDIA ADVISORY

Contact:
Lauren Livingston, Communications Director
O: 515-414-3216
C: 309-212-7537
Lauren.Livingston@heart.org

Quad Cities Travelers Can Share Their ‘Why’ Before Hitting The Skies With New Life Is Why Social Media Display

What: Quad Cities Life is Why sponsor, Porsche of Quad Cities, and the American Heart Association are unveiling a brand new social media display to showcase the reasons that Quad Cities residents and visitors want to live longer, healthier lives free of heart disease and stroke. Social media posts that include the hashtags #PorscheQCHasHeart and #LifeisWhyIA will scroll across the large display for people to enjoy while visiting the Quad Cities International Airport during American Heart Month.
A ribbon cutting and reception will be held to reveal this new display, and supporters, survivors and community members are invited to come celebrate and share their ‘why.’

When: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 2pm

Where: Quad Cities International Airport – baggage claim

2200 69th Ave, Moline, IL 61265

Who: Community members, supporters and survivors will join Porsche of Quad Cities and the American Heart Association to reveal and celebrate the new display. Spokespersons will be available for interviews.

Why: Porsche of Quad Cities is the first Life is Why sponsor for the Quad Cities, and they have joined forces with the American Heart Association to help create a healthier community, free of heart disease and stroke. The new Life is Why social media display encourages people to share their ‘why’ to help spread this mission across the Quad Cities and beyond.

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The American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. The Midwest Affiliate serves an 11-state region: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. To learn more or to get involved, call 319-536-3895 or visit heart.org/EasternIowa. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


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