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Help the West Essex YMCA Support Heart Disease

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In partnership with RWJBarnabas Health, the West Essex YMCA is sponsoring a team for the American Heart Association Walk.

On Oct. 22, hundreds of people will walk at the Turtle Back Zoo and South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange with the mission of conquering heart disease. Supporters are invited to either walk one or three miles on that day, or pledge for someone else who walks.

Those who are not able to attend the walk on Oct. 22 are invited to participate in a Healthy Heart Charity Event at the West Essex Y on Sunday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

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The minimum donation per class on that date is $25. One-hundred percent of that donation will be donated to the American Heart Association. 

To register for a class, stop by the West Essex Y Welcome Center to register in person or call the Y at 973-992-7500.

To register to walk or to pledge, please click on the link below:

http://www2.heart.org/site/TR/HeartWalk/FDA-FoundersAffiliate?pg=entry&fr_id=2329

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