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Oak Brook 'Breakfast in Red' event joins fight against women's heart disease

Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:02 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:08 p.m. CDT

OAK BROOK – Women from Chicago’s western suburbs and the men who love them will join the fight against heart women's disease at the American Heart Association’s "Go Red for Women Breakfast in Red" May 8 at Maggiano’s in Oakbrook Center. 

The breakfast—chaired by Edward Hospital Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Dr. Patti Ludwig-Beymer—is the signature fundraising event of the campaign, which raises awareness of heart disease, according to a news release from the American Heart Association.

Tickets for the event are $100 each and may be purchased at

Oak Brook’s Breakfast in Red kicks off at 8 a.m. May 8 with registration and an opportunity to network with other guests. The breakfast will begin at 9 a.m., and the program will include a town hall-style question and answer session featuring physicians and other healthcare professionals from the western suburbs.

For more information, visit or call 888-694-3278.

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