AccuQuilt Supports Women through American Heart Association Event -- Go Red for Women Expo Raises Money for Research and Education

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AccuQuilt, manufacturer and worldwide distributor of fabric cutting solutions in the quilting and fabric craft markets, participated as a sponsor in the American Heart Association's GO Red for Women Expo in Omaha, Neb. on September 10th. Dollars raised during the campaign will be used to provide life-saving research and educate women about heart disease.

First scissors…then rotary…finally…AccuQuilt™

AccuQuilt, manufacturer and worldwide distributor of fabric cutting solutions in the quilting and fabric craft markets, participated as a sponsor in the American Heart Association's GO Red for Women Expo in Omaha, Neb. on September 10th. Dollars raised during the campaign will be used to provide life-saving research and educate women about heart disease.

Lynette Nabity, a member of the American Heart Association's Omaha executive committee and co-owner of AccuQuilt's parent company, TEK Industries, said her personal experience with heart disease made the event particularly important to her. "I was thrilled that our own AccuQuilt, a company that supports the life-affirming creative endeavors of women, could provide monetary and moral support for this important women's cause that has so closely touched our lives," she said. Lynette's daughter, Cara, died at the age of 19 from congenital heart disease.

The company's director, Andrea Ronning, said contributions to the event demonstrate AccuQuilt's ongoing commitment to women. "Quilting is at the heart of women's lives, and it's fitting for us to show our support for women and their hearts through GO Red for Women," she said. AccuQuilt donated hundreds of dollars in product and cash to the event.

For more information, or to see the AccuQuilt® GO!™ Fabric Cutter in action, visit accuquilt.com.

ABOUT ACCUQUILT
Headquartered in Fremont, Neb., AccuQuilt offers quilters, fabric crafters and retailers a premiere line of fabric cutters, dies, quilting patterns and other quilt and fabric cutting solutions that help quilters quickly and accurately cut shapes for quilting and fabric crafts. Cutting with AccuQuilt cutters is a natural evolution of fabric cutting methods. "First scissors…then rotary…finally…AccuQuilt™" for fast, easy, accurate fabric cutting.

ABOUT GO RED FOR WOMEN
Since 2004, Go Red For Women, a program sponsored by the American Heart Association, has captured the energy, passion and intelligence of women to work collectively to wipe out heart disease -- the No. 1 killer of women. The organization wants millions of women across America to take heart disease personally. Go Red For Women engages women and the men who love them to embrace the cause. Healthcare providers, celebrities and politicians also elevate the cause and spread the word about women and heart disease. For more information about Go Red For Women, please call 1-888-MY-HEART (1-888-694-3278) or visit GoRedForWomen.org. Go Red For Women is sponsored nationally by Macy's and Merck & Co., Inc.

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