Richmond, VA (October 16, 2017) – On October 7th, dawning a red ball cap, Richmond Security’s owner, veteran and heart attack survivor Stephen Wilkinson, joined other survivors, supporters and volunteers at the 2017 American Heart Walk. Participants weren’t just walking they were “Heart Walking”.
Hundreds of Richmonders, including Stephen, gathered at West Creek parkway to join nearly 1 million Americans at 305 events across the country to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
About Richmond Security
Richmond Security celebrates 41 years in business this year, having served Central Virginia since 1976. From modest beginnings, it has grown into one of the largest physical security providers and full-service locksmiths in the Richmond area. In addition to highly trained technicians and customer service professionals, they offer electronic access control, video surveillance, safes, and patented key control. They serve a myriad of markets including health care, manufacturing, education, retail, and residential. For more information, the public can visit RichmondSecurity.com.
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives. Our nationwide organization includes 156 local offices and more than 3,000 employees. We moved our national headquarters from New York to Dallas in 1975 to be more centrally located. The American Stroke Association was created as a division in 1997 to bring together the organization’s stroke-related activities.