Wear Red 2013

The Bayfront Sheraton Hotel was a sea of red on Feb. 1 for UPMC Hamot’s 7th Annual Wear Red Heart Awareness Expo in support of heart disease awareness month. Women and men, young adults to seniors came out to take advantage of the free educational event sponsored by the Heart Institute at UPMC Hamot.

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Many vendors came out to the event to showcase their unique products, allowing for a leisurely shopping venture for the guests.

One lady receives a free blood pressure check from a nurse.

A nurse explains the body mass index to an attendee.

Many vendors came out to the event to showcase their unique products, allowing for a leisurely shopping venture for the guests.

A large raffle was made possible through local donations with proceeds benefiting the Heart Institute’s research and education.

A crowd of women enjoy the vendor and information booths at Wear Red.

Two ladies talk with one of the vendors.

Four ladies smile pretty for the camera and display their Wear Red reusable bags.

Four heart health educational seminars were held in the ballroom.

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