GREEN BAY - Hundreds turned out for the American Heart Association's annual Heart Walk in Green Bay promoting a heart-healthy lifestyle.
The event was held at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and raises money and awareness to help prevent heart disease and stroke.
Organizers say by taking simple, preventative steps anyone can be heart healthy.
"Heart disease is the most the preventable of all diseases - it's the number-one killer of men and women in Wisconsin and it is the most preventable," said Jack Simono, executive committee chairman with Heart Walk Green Bay. "Getting out there, exercising and eating right is so important and that's what today is all about."
The walk also raised awareness of congenital heart defects.
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