Do You Have What it Takes to be a Heart Health Champion

Now through August 21, Cardioviva™ and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are searching for volunteer firefighters or EMTs who are willing to — or who already have — overcome high cholesterol through diet and exercise. Over $20,000 in prizes will be awarded to three Heart Health Champions.

To enter, simply share your personal story about why you are motivated to battle — or how you have successfully battled — high cholesterol with diet and exercise. Submit your story and photo online via the Contest tab on Facebook at, or enter on the web site at Entrants must be volunteer firefighters or EMS providers and members of the NVFC. If you are not currently a member, join at

Entries in the Search for Cardioviva Heart Health Champions contest will be judged by public voting and a panel of heart health, fire, and nutrition/fitness experts. By entering the contest, you can help inspire and motivate fellow fire service professionals, their communities, and consumers to make heart-healthy diet and lifestyle changes. One grand prize winner will receive $10,000 for his or her department and a $5,000 firehouse fitness and nutrition makeover. Two first place winners will each receive $5,000 for their department and a $2,500 firehouse fitness and nutrition makeover.

The deadline to enter is August 21, so share your story today.

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