MEMBERS OF THE FLORIDA HEART RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT): Aimee Artiles, Volunteer Coordinator; Kathleen DuCasse, Chief Executive Officer; Tori Gabriel, Director of Education & Prevention; and Risa Parsons, Miami Assistant Campaign Manager (Second from left): Renee Lanzara, Director of Mall Marketing at Dadeland Mall

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In honor of American Heart Month, Dadeland Mall, one of Miami’s leading shopping destinations, will present its first “Heart Health Fair,” on Saturday, February 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in partnership with the Florida Heart Research Institute. 
The “Heart Health Day” will feature a heart healthy fair consisting of free cardiovascular risk factor screenings, resources and referral information and the opportunity to network with healthcare professionals and service providers.  Event attendees will also have a chance to preview a fashion presentation featuring the hottest trends available at Dadeland Mall when the event kicks off. 
“Dadeland Mall is thrilled to present the “Heart Health Fair’ and partner with Florida Heart Research Institute for this important effort,” said Renee Lanzara, director of marketing and business development at Dadeland Mall.  “Dadeland Mall continues to be an important part of the community by providing ongoing programs that improve the quality of life for both shoppers and employees.”
Florida Heart Research Institute has been an international leader in cardiovascular research and education since 1944. Florida Heart  is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization with the mission to stop heart disease through research, education and prevention.
“Our goal in partnering with Dadeland Mall is to educate the public that heart disease can be stopped, prevented and even reversed with the proper corrective steps,” said Kathleen T. DuCasse, Chief Executive Officer at Florida Heart Research Institute.  “It is our hope that the Dadeland Mall Heart Health Day event will allow us to provide free screenings to women and follow them to determine whether those with risk factors are making the necessary lifestyle changes.”
Dadeland Mall is located at 7535 N. Kendall Drive in Miami, Florida between the 826 Palmetto Expressway and US 1 and is managed by Simon Property Group, Inc., headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dadeland Mall is anchored by Florida’s largest Macy’s, as well as Macy’s Home Gallery & Kids, Saks Fifth Avenue, JCPenney, Nordstrom, and the country’s largest The Limited and Express. Dadeland also features over 185 specialty stores including Apple, J. Crew, bebe, White House | Black Market, Zara, A/X Exchange, Movado, Lucky Brand Jeans, Victoria’s Secret and numerous eateries like The Cheesecake Factory, Puccini & Pasta and Johnny Rockets.  For more information on Dadeland Mall, please contact Dadeland Mall at (305) 665-6226 or visit
Simon Property Group, Inc. is an S&P 500 company and the largest public U.S. real estate company. Simon is a fully integrated real estate company which operates from five retail real estate platforms: regional malls, Premium Outlet Centers®, The Mills®, community/lifestyle centers and international properties. It currently owns or has an interest in 385 properties comprising 262 million square feet of gross leasable area in North America, Europe and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and employs more than 5,000 people worldwide. Simon Property Group, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol SPG. For further information, visit the Company’s website at

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