Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital and the American Heart Association want to recognize individuals in the Merrimack Valley who have made a positive change in their health and their lives!

Nominations for the 2010 Lifestyle Change Award are now being accepted as a way to demonstrate how people have made changes for the better in their health and wellbeing such as losing weight, quitting smoking, or eating healthy. Winners will be selected by a volunteer committee and announced at the American Heart Association’s annual Merrimack Valley Heart Walk, held on Saturday, October 16, 2010.

Celebrate someone you know for their extraordinary improvement on personal quality of life and wellness! The winner will receive a One-on-One Healthy Cooking Class (valued at $500).

DEADLINE: Nominate yourself or someone who exemplifies a healthier lifestyle by October 2Click here to submit an online application. Click here to download and print-out a nomination form you can mail in from the Lowell General Hospital website (downloadable file). Completed forms can be sent to:

Lifestyle Change Award
20 Speen Street
Framingham, MA 01701

To learn more, visit the LGH AHA LifeStyle Change Award Web page.