photo by KENNETH FRY

Van Buren Mayor Bob Freeman presents members of the GFWC Women’s League of Van Buren with a proclamation naming Feb. 6 as National Wear Red Day, encouraging "citizens to work together to promote and improve the health of women and increase awareness and understanding of women and heart disease."

From left are Connie Martin, Viki Kilgore, Mary Ann Dodd and Donna Parker. Dr. Nasser Adjei, a cardiologist at Sparks Regional Medical Center, will speak at the Women’s League’s monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. Heart healthy snacks will be served and local women are invited to come to learn about living a healthy lifestyle.