BLC – Big Hearts Helping the Community

Are you looking for something fun to do that also feels good and helps people? Baptist Life Communities is proud to be a sponsor and participate in one of the largest HeartChase races in the country. The American Heart Association (AHA) NKY HeartChase is loads of fun with a purpose! Dr. Robert Long, President and CEO of BLC is also proud to serve on the Executive Leadership Team for HeartChase as we look to increase our impact in the community by raising more funds for research and engaging more people in the mission of not only enhancing, but also saving lives. One of our own Directors has been participating in HeartChase for several years and has been highlighted in their advertising of this wonderful event! Mary Thackston is a leader for promoting a healthy lifestyle and changing lives by development and implementation of BLC’s Cardiac Program, Heart2Home. For more information on our Heart2Home Program go to the BLC website at

HeartChase: Amazing Race meets Minute-to Win-It!

HeartChase is an adventure game with a fun and frenzied pursuit of hidden rewards, and healthy lives. Best of all, it’s a chance to help your community and the AHA chase away heart disease for good. Teams of 2-5 players navigate a 1.5-mile radius course with their smartphones. Along the way, there will be fun challenges promoting healthy lifestyle choices. The games will test your knowledge and skills related to physical fitness, nutrition and hands-only CPR.

The games will test your knowledge and skills related to physical fitness, nutrition and hands-only CPR.

Team up to together to reduce heart disease! HeartChase supports the American Heart Association’s goal to reduce death from heart disease and stroke by 20% by the year 2020, and also to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% by the year 2020. Together we can save lives by working to create healthy eating habits, maintaining a smoke-free environment, building a heart-healthy community, and partnering with businesses for a fit-friendly work environment. Encourage your friends, family members, co-workers, and neighbors to learn more about heart

Join BLCs efforts to chase away heart disease!

Baptist Life Communities will have teams from Village Care Center, The Seasons @ Alexandria and even our own BLC management team! In addition, BLC will be sponsoring a competition checkpoint for the race which competitors will be required to complete before moving on to the next level. Please join us by signing up a team and being a part of the game! Also, if you prefer to support us in our efforts, we welcome your financial backing. Your generous donations will help the BLC teams by creating roadblocks for other participating teams and providing us with advantages to move through this course quickly. The American Heart Association and Baptist Life Communities look forward to seeing you at Newport on the Levee for this fun event on Saturday, May 19, 2018. For more information go to Join 2018 HeartChase, or contact: Mellony Miracle-Cahoon, Director of Community Development at (859) 816-9111.


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