Navigation Links
Go Red For Women(TM) and Chicago/NW Indiana Jiffy Lube Launch Year Two Partnership
Date:1/28/2009

CHICAGO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a record-breaking first-year fundraising partnership with the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women(TM) campaign in 2008, Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube service centers are once again committed to raising money and awareness to combat the nation's leading killer of women. From January 28 through March 16, customers can support this cause with a donation of $3 at participating locations, for which they will receive a Jiffy Lube Maintenance Partners for Life (MPFL) savings book containing heart healthy recipes and $100 in savings from Jiffy Lube.

Each $3 MPFL contribution made during the campaign, either online or at participating service centers, will be donated in full to Go Red For Women(TM).

"Last year, we raised a record (for a first-year Go Red For Women(TM) partner) $1 million nationwide, and more than $60,000 through our local participating service centers," said Dan Petrey, president of the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube Owners Association. "Our goal is to increase both numbers by 50 percent, and we believe we can do it!"

Prevalence of Heart Disease

Nearly 2,400 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day -- an average of one death every 37 seconds. Heart disease is the nation's number one killer of men and women. Yet, despite more women dying of heart disease than the next five causes of death combined, only 21 percent of women view heart disease as their greatest health threat.

Healthy Hearts & Healthy Vehicles

Jiffy Lube Maintenance Partners for Life leverages the parallels between properly maintaining both heart health and vehicle health, and educates people on smart preventive maintenance of their bodies and vehicles. Regular visits to the doctor, along with proper diet and exercise, help keep the body and heart healthy. Likewise, following the vehicle manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule can help keep a vehicle running properly. Simple choices can provide long-term benefits; to learn about choices that can benefit your heart healthy, visit http://www.GoRedForWomen.org.

About Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube

Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube's 110 franchise-owned centers serve more than 1.6 million customers annually. Jiffy Lube pioneered the fast oil change industry in 1979 by establishing the first drive-through service bay, providing customers with quick, professional and reliable service for their vehicles. Since then, the Jiffy Lube name has become synonymous with trusted and efficient automotive maintenance, and is an industry leader in the Midwest and throughout North America. Headquartered in Houston, Jiffy Lube International Inc. is a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Shell Oil Company. Visit http://www.chicagolandjiffylube.com to learn more about Jiffy Lube, vehicle care and Maintenance Partners for Life.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Jiffy Lube(R) Aims to Raise $1 Million for American Heart Associations Go Red For Women(TM) Movement
2. Jiffy Lube(R) Raises $1 Million for American Heart Associations Go Red For Women(TM) Movement to Fight Heart Disease
3. Jiffy Lube(R) Seeks to Raise $1.5 Million for American Heart Associations Go Red For Women(TM) Movement
4. WellPoint and M-Plan Enter Into Endorsement Agreement as M-Plan Announces Exit From the Commercial HMO Business in Indiana
5. EPA: Nine Indiana Counties Now Meet the Health Standard for Smog
6. Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter Addresses Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking in New Radio Campaign
7. Indiana Legislature Should Protect All Workers from Secondhand Smoke
8. Tobacco-Free Kids Indiana Action Fund Launches Campaign in Support of Angela Mansfield and Scott Keller for Indianapolis City-County Council
9. Community Health Network of Indianapolis Completes System-Wide Conversion to Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Technology
10. EPA Awards Grant to American Lung Association of Indiana for Community Environmental Health Initiative
11. Medco to Build Worlds Largest, Most Advanced Automated Pharmacy in Central Indiana
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now ... and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings ... The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network of ... Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased to ... said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the ... to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The ... Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may ... to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To ... for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension ... that it will receive two significant new grants to support its work to ... its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... 26, 2016 One of Australia,s ... formation of a new biotechnology company, Noxopharm Limited [ABN 50 608 ... IPO and to list on the ASX. Noxopharm is ... to enter a Phase 1 clinical study later this year. ... one of the biggest problems facing cancer patients - the ability ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... 2016 Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: ... Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR"), ... Inc. ("Celator"; Nasdaq: CPXX ) expired effective ... As previously announced on May 31, 2016, ... agreement under which Jazz Pharmaceuticals has commenced a tender ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... June 27, 2016  VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. ( ... take whatever measures required to build a strong and ... is currently listed on the OTC Markets-pink current trading ... and CEO, "We are seeing an anomaly in market ... not only by the Company, but shareholders and market ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: