As you work on your New Year’s resolution, do you know someone that has already made a big change? The American Heart Association is working to celebrate individuals who have made a positive impact on their health with the Lifestyle Change Award.


The Lifestyle Change Award, sponsored by Olivari Olive Oil, honors someone who has made significant, positive changes in an effort to live a longer and healthier life.


Nominations can be submitted by friends, co-workers or relatives. Individuals can also choose to nominate themselves. Nominations are due by Friday, January 31st.


Photos and stories from finalists will be posted on the American Heart Association Facebook page at @HeartCNY. The winner will be chosen by a combination of a panel of judges and public votes on Facebook. The winner will then be recognized at the America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk closing ceremony on March 7, 2020 in the Utica College gymnasium.


Nomination forms can be submitted online, or a hard copy can be requested by emailing or calling (315) 580-3960. Completed copies can be emailed to or printed versions may be mailed to:


Attn: Lifestyle Change Award

American Heart Association

125 Business Park Drive

Utica, NY 13502.


The deadline for submissions is January  31, 2020.

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