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American Heart Association Heart Walk 2018

It was a beautiful day for walking as Ali Jamshiti, CTL’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, lead a team to bring awareness to heart disease.  This is Ali’s 25th year raising money for the American Heart Association.

Several CTL employee-owners walked alongside Ali and our President and CEO, CK Satyapriya, and his dog, Leo.

CTL is proud to contribute $11,300 this year, and over $250,000 for the past 25 years.  Besides the Heart Walk, employee-owners have the option to donate $1 every week on “Jeans Friday” and CTL matches the donation 100%.

The 2018 Heart Walk was attended by 30,000 people and raised over $2 million combined!  The American Heart Association has an extraordinary impact on the heart of our nation.  Today, heart disease and stroke are the #1 and #2 killers.  All of the funds raised support research in local hospitals and have reduced the two diseases by over 20%.

Ali is proud to have served for a quarter of a century for this cause.  “It was a great event.  To see that many people walk for a great cause made me realize how important this mission is.  25 years ago, in my first walk, there were only 500 people.” he said.


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