Advanced Roofing Founder and CEO Rob Kornahrens Named as the 2018 Broward Heart Walk Co-Chair along with Dr. Wael Barsoum, CEO of the Cleveland Clinic Florida
The American Heart Association has named Advanced Roofing, Inc. CEO Rob Kornahrens and Cleveland Clinic Florida CEO Dr. Wael Barsoum as Co-Chairs of the 2018 Broward Heart Walk taking place on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Nova Southeastern University in Davie. Kornahrens will work alongside Dr. Barsoum to help fight and raise awareness of heart disease and stroke and its impact on our community.
“I have been a part of this incredible community event for more than 35 years and always look forward to having a fun time while helping our community build healthier lives.” “I’m challenging our community to come out and heart walk with their friends and family. The money raised will help to fund research to prevent and fight heart disease right here in Broward County.”
-Rob Kornahrens, Advanced Roofing CEO
Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premiere community fundraising event. More than 10,000 people are expected to come out with a goal of raising $1.25 million to save lives from heart disease and stroke, which kills one in three Americans each year. The event is designed to promote physical activity and a heart-healthy lifestyle by engaging people of all ages through a fun and family-friendly event. To learn more about this incredible event and to make a donation, please visit the Broward Heart Walk website, click website.
Led by Dr. Barsoum, Cleveland Clinic Florida is an integral part of the Cleveland Clinic Health System, which consistently ranks among the nation’s Top 5 hospitals by U.S. News and is renowned for pioneering many medical breakthroughs and providing outstanding patient care, especially for complex conditions like cardiac disease, based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation.
The American Heart Association is one of the many community organizations championed by Kornahrens. Advanced Roofing, Inc. was built on a foundation of giving back, creating a company with a heart by developing an engaged workforce where a commitment to the community it serves is at the core of the company’s values and is essential to business.
For more than three decades, Advanced Roofing has partnered with numerous local nonprofit organizations and schools, as well as executive and leadership groups, to help advance their missions and make South Florida a better place to work and live. From starting the ABC Roofing Apprenticeship program in 2014 with his sons Michael and Kevin to raising nearly $400,000 since 2003 to help fight Multiple Sclerosis, Kornahrens is committed and passionate about bringing people and resources together to do good.
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