2012 Red Dress Fashion Show
Benefits American Heart Association
Friday, October 12
21st street and Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
The American Heart Association will paint Miami Beach red with its annual “Miami Red Dress Fashion Show” during Funkshion’s Fall Fashion Week. The event, which celebrates fashion, philanthropy and culture all in the name of women’s heart health, is being held in Collin’s Park located on 21st Street and Collins Avenue at 9 p.m.
Jonathan Babicka, Co-Founder of MOMMS Foundation and owner of Primp Salon & Hair Extension Boutique, is lending his support to the organization by hosting a post-show party at the Shore Club from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. The after-party will launch Miami PULSE, a group of local young professionals working to build a strong beat of commitment to heart health in the next generation of community leaders.
Celebrities and television personalities, such as Candela Ferro, Adamaris Lopez, Pamela Silva and Barbara Bermudo, will strut down the runway in elegant red dresses to help raise awareness about the nation’s No. 1 killer – heart disease.
Symbolizing women’s fight against heart disease, the American Heart
Association’s symbolic Red Dress signature is the icon of the national Go Red For Women movement. Nationally, the color red is promoted to further establish the American Heart Association as the leading authority on heart heath. Though largely perceived as a “man’s” disease, heart disease is also the No. 1 killer of women, claiming more lives than the next four cause of death combined, including all forms of cancer.
For more information, please call 305-856-1449.
About American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. 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. To learn more or join us, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or any of our offices around the country, or visit heart.org.