Walk to save lives

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) Whether or not you’ve been affected by heart disease, chances are someone you know has. Heart disease is the number one killer among men and women, claiming the lives of nearly 600,000 Americans every year.

The American Heart Association of Southwestern Michigan puts on the Heart Walk each year to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living. It is the organizations, premier fundraising event, drawing more than 1,200 people in 2014.

Team Perrigo participated in the Heart Walk to help bring awareness to important health topics for their employees and their customers.

For more information on the Heart Walk and how you can get involved, visit the American Heart Association of Southwestern Michigan’s website or Facebook page.

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