Paint the Mall Red Returns to Walt Whitman Shops

In support of American Heart Month, Walt Whitman Shops will host the second annual Paint the Mall Red health and wellness event on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Center Court.  

Sponsored by North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Company, Inc., the program will promote awareness of heart disease, the number one health threat to women in the United States, as well as educate the public about the associated risks and warning signs.  Participating health care providers will dispense expert guidance on topics including weight loss, holistic methods, sleep apnea and more.  Retailers from Walt Whitman Shops will be on-hand as well.

As part of Paint the Mall Red, Board Certified Cardiologist and Lipidologist Dr. Perry Frankel from Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics will be performing heart screenings, including Carotid Doppler and Abdominal Aorta Ultrasound.  These tests are free to anyone who presents a valid insurance card, with no out-of-pocket costs or co-payments.

Participants can visit a variety of exhibitors including Dr. David J. Rogers – Take Shape for Life (weight loss); Dr. Sergey Kalitenko (holistic doctor); DeLiceful (lice removal/prevention); Adult Care Advisors (information on senior communities); Schlessinger Eye and Face (facial cosmetic surgery, Botox); Jim Ryan Talks (emotional health);  Neurological Surgery P.C. (brain and spine care); Long Island Speech (speech services); Chase Dental SleepCare (sleep apnea); North Shore Eye Care (ophthalmology practice) and more.

“We’re thrilled to host the Simon Paint the Mall Red health and wellness program at Walt Whitman Shops,” said Kathleen Herrmann, director of marketing and business development for Walt Whitman Shops. “The event will provide a wealth of valuable health-related information which is especially meaningful during American Heart Month.”

Paint the Mall Red is free and open to the public. For event information visit www.facebook.com/waltwhitmanshops. Businesses interested in participating should contact Barbara Kaplan at (516) 621-1446.

Providing shoppers with everything they could ask for, Walt Whitman Shops, formerly Walt Whitman Mall, is located on Route 110 in Huntington Station and managed by Simon Property Group, Inc., headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.  A major transformation was unveiled on November 21, 2013 when the property introduced a number of new stores and dining destinations to its stellar line-up of more than  80 specialty stores and anchors Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s. Shoppers will experience unsurpassed customer service with amenities including complimentary wheelchairs; Ticketmaster retail outlet at Simon Guest Services and American Express® Simon Giftcards®, which can be used everywhere American Express® cards are welcomed, and VISA® Simon Giftcards®, good everywhere VISA® debit cards are accepted. Gift cards are available in denominations from $20 to $500.  For more information, please go to www.simon.com. For the latest mall events and updates, visit www.waltwhitmanmall.com, check out www.facebook.com/WaltWhitmanShops and follow the center on Twitter: @WaltWhitmanShop.                                          


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