Zetas Go “RED” for Heart Health

The ladies of the royal blue and pure white of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated and Zeta Amicae of Natchitoches joined the American Heart Association Go Red for Women campaign and its fight to end heart disease and stroke in women by hosting a Zumba with the Zetas event on Friday. Sorors Kimberly Davis and Sonja Hall and James Morrow zumba fitness instructors, along with fitness trainer Antonio Brown each led the crowd through two up beat and energized workouts. Mrs. Natalie Neal was awarded a $30 gift card for the participate who brought the most energy to the event. Sorority members, the Amicae, members of Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta sororities and zumba participates in attendance wore red in an effort to show support and bring to the forefront the importance of a healthy heart.

Heart disease is the #1 killer of women! It is important that we know our numbers in several key areas in the fight against heart disease. Know your numbers of total cholesterol, HDL(good cholesterol), blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index (BMI). These are indicators of risk for cardiovascular(heart) diseases.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is an international, historically black Greek-lettered sorority founded in 1920 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. Our founding principles are Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood, and Finer Womanhood. Our motto is: A community-conscious, action-oriented organization.