MySweetWishList: Go Red For Women Luncheon

According to 2018 Go Red For Women Luncheon Co-Chair Lisa Cooley,

Lisa Cooley (File photo)

“Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s movement to celebrate the energy, passion and power of women to stand together to wipe out the #1 killer of women and men. The Go Red for Women Luncheon is the cornerstone event of the Go Red for Women movement.

“This empowering event focuses on preventing heart disease and stroke by promoting healthy lifestyles and raising awareness through the support of the Dallas community to fund education and research of heart related science in women.

“My wish along with my Co-Chair Janelle Walker is to get more women and men involved in the event on Friday, February 23, at the Omni Dallas. Supporting the Go Red for Women Luncheon allows corporations and individuals to come together to raise awareness and fund research, especially in women.

“The luncheon is an opportunity to share this educational message with women’s leadership groups, executives, neighbors or friends and anyone who can impact the life of a woman by lending a voice for heart health.

“For every $1 raised, 90 cents directly funds research and education for heart health.  I believe that is money well spent.”

-By Lisa Cooley, Go Red For Women Luncheon co-chair

MySweet2014Goals: Kate Rose Marquez

Olivia, Nicholas, Kate Rose and James Marquez*

Olivia, Nicholas, Kate Rose and James Marquez*

Fundraiser Kate Rose Marquez reveals a very personal 2014 goal:

“As a survivor of heart disease and open heart surgery, I am passionate about heart health education- especially with women. Heart disease is the number one killer among women, and yet, most women don’t know their risk factors or are aware of their role in their own heart health. MySweetCharity Wish for 2014 is that everyone who reads this makes a commitment to attend the Go Red for Women Luncheon benefiting the American Heart Association on February 7. Here’s the link to purchase tickets or a table:, just click on “support” and choose your level. As a mother, a daughter, a wife or a best friend, you are loved and cherished- give yourself the gift of knowledge. What you learn may save a loved one’s life – or your own.”

* Photo provided by Kate Rose Marquez

More Deets On Who’s Involved In Go Red For Women Luncheon

Caren Prothro (File photo)

As if landing former First Lady Laura Bush as the keynote speaker wasn’t enough for the Go Red For Women Luncheon on February 1st at the Hilton Anatole, Co-chairs Kate Rose Marquez and Virginia Rose have arranged for a blue-ribbon advisory council including: Lindalyn Adams, Allie Beth Allman, Lana Andrews, Ruth Altshuler, Linda Custard, Debbie Francis, Sandi Haddock, Caroline Rose Hunt, Gene Jones, Ann Margolin, Sara Martineau, Margot Perot, Jeanne L. Phillips, Dr. Carol Poldolsky, Caren Prothro, Deedie Rose, Peggy Sewell, Shelle Sills, Annette Simmons and Lee Ann White.

Lee Ann White (File photo)

To quote Kate Rose, “Every one of these women said yes immediately! They love our Former First Lady, Mrs. Bush. We are thrilled to have such a wonderful group of women. Instead of advising a luncheon, I believe this group could easily run a first-world country!”

Go Red For Women Luncheon With Former First Lady Laura Bush

Laura Bush (File photo)

Go Red For Women Luncheon Co-chairs Kate Rose Marquez and Virginia Rose have all their ducks in a row for the Friday, February 1, event at the Hilton Anatole. For their keynote speaker is going to be former First Lady Laura Bush.

According to Kate Rose, who has had her own first-hand involvement with heart disease, Laura:

“has a long history of supporting the Go Red for Women Campaign. In fact, she was the spokesperson! We are thrilled that she will join us. This, combined with moving the luncheon from June to February 1 is going to make this the best Go Red for Women Luncheon ever!”

Makes perfect sense. After February is the month when everyone’s heart is in the right place.

Better place your order for tickets. In fact, why not put a table together to celebrate good health.