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SDCCU sponsors 2016 Southwest Riverside County Heart and Stroke Walk

SDCCU will join thousands at Lake Skinner to help fight heart disease and stroke

SDCCU is a proud sponsor of the 2016 Southwest Riverside County Heart and Stroke Walk, taking place Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 5 p.m. at Lake Skinner in Winchester, Calif.

“SDCCU is proud to sponsor the 2016 Heart Walk. We encourage the entire community to join in the fight against cardiovascular diseases which impact hundreds of thousands of people each year,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck. “Whether it is you or someone you love, nearly all of us have been affected by heart disease or stroke and understand the need to promote improved cardiovascular health.”
 
Thousands of individuals will participate in the walk to join in the fight against heart disease and stroke. The annual 5k, now in its 6th year, aims to raise $150,000 to help in the fight against the nation’s number one and number five killers. The Heart & Stroke Walk also aims to build healthier lives by promoting healthy habits, such as walking, as a regular part of life.
 
The entire community is invited to join in this year’s walk, which will kick off at 5 p.m. on April 30 at Lake Skinner, 37701 Warren Rd. in Winchester, Calif. Festivities, which include a Sunset Glow and Closing Ceremony, vendor booths, including SDCCU’s and other fun activities, will continue until 7:45 p.m. Walkers who raise over $100 are eligible for a free walk t-shirt.

Heart disease and stroke claim more than 831,000 lives each year. The American Heart Association aims to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020. The Heart & Stroke Walk brings communities together to help achieve this goal, raising funds to support lifesaving cardiovascular research, community education outreach and improvement of patient care.
 
San Diego County Credit Union is San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. SDCCU has assets of $7.4 billion, over 316,000 customers, 38 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU Mobile Deposit, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, visit www.sdccu.com.