Nominations sought for Caring Heart Award

The Women’s Heart Wellness Committee (formerly Women & Heart Disease) is seeking nominations for its annual Caring Heart Awards.

These awards are presented to an individual and a group, organization or business that lives or works in the Lower Naugatuck Valley and has made significant contributions to the heart wellness of an individual or the community at large, and demonstrates a “Caring Heart” by their actions and/or volunteerism.

For a nomination form or information on how to make an email nomination, contact to Eunice Lisk at 203-732-7107 or Nominations must be received by Friday, Feb. 5 to be eligible.

The award winners will be announced in February and presented at the 11th Annual Women's Heart Wellness & Caring Heart Award Dinner set for March 12 from 8:30 a.m.-noon at the Griffin Hospital Dining Room, 130 Division Street, Derby.

The Women’s Heart Wellness Committee consists of healthcare professionals, heart patients and women from throughout the Valley communities. The primary focus of the group is to increase heart health awareness among women, empower them to love and save their hearts, and ensure they are provided the means to do so through education and rehabilitation. Membership is open to all interested persons.

Tickets for the 11th Annual Heart Disease Dinner and Awards Program event will go on sale in February. To learn more, become a sponsor or make a donation, contact at 203-732-7107 or