The American Heart Association is pleased to announce that Doug Alexander, CEO of Focus Technology Solutions in Burlington, will chair the 2019 Boston Heart Walk. Alexander, who co-chaired the 2018 Boston Heart Walk, is returning to lead an annual event that has been instrumental in innovative breakthroughs for more than 30 years. Since the inception
The Boston Heart Walk is expected to draw about 9,000 people to the Charles River Esplanade.
Alexander is returning to the Boston Heart Walk after co-chairing the 2018 campaign.
Doug Alexander, CEO of Burlington’s Focus Technology Solutions, is chairing the 2019 Boston Heart Walk
The American Heart Association is taking a new approach in the fight against childhood obesity, with help from the Aetna Foundation, by planting community vegetables gardens in Boston. On Thursday, Aetna employees volunteered their morning to plant a garden at Roxbury Tenants of Harvard, a non-profit organization that operates about 1,000 affordable housing units in
Children enrolled in an after-school program at Roxbury Tenants of Harvard will maintain the gardens.
The American Heart Association and Aetna believe that when you educate children about nutritional choices, they will build a foundation of healthy habits that can last a lifetime.
Karen T. Gately, executive director of Roxbury Tenants of Harvard, thanks Aetna employees for bringing the Teaching Gardens to the community.
Jaime Young leads Aetna’s community activation efforts in the Northeast.
Aetna employees from the company’s Burlington office after planting the gardens.