SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group is proud to partner with the American Heart Association and Broward PULSE in the fight against heart disease. Made up of local young professionals, PULSE aims to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
"We are thrilled to support an organization that saves and improves so many lives," said BHG President Bob Castro. "Heart disease hits close to home for so many Americans and it's inspiring to see our young people working together to positively impact the health of the next generation."
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing one person every 40 seconds. Broward PULSE promotes heart health through various group activities focused on fitness and nutrition. Through their social events, PULSE is able to help fund the research and advocacy provided by the AHA. To date, the Broward PULSE committee has raised $150,000 in support of the AHA.
"Organizations like BHG are crucial to the continued growth and success of the AHA and PULSE," said Broward PULSE committee member Danielle Walker. "Not only are they providing direct support, but they are putting our mission into action by incentivizing employees to live healthier lifestyles."
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a non-profit organization that fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: "Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke."
About Bankers Healthcare Group, Inc.
Since 1992, Bankers Healthcare Group has been providing financing solutions to healthcare professionals throughout the United States. In 2012, Dun & Bradstreet ranked BHG's financial stability in the top 2% of companies in the financial sector. BHG has also been named to Inc. magazine's list of America's fastest growing companies in seven of the last eight years.
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