Haley Rudolph, Sr. Development Director from the American Heart Association joins the podcast to tell us about the Hard Hats with Hearts event coming up on Oct 6th at Crane bay, downtown Along with her is Kurt Stahl, COO at Wurster Construction and the chair of Hard Hats with Hearts.

Hard Hats with Heart is an industry-specific initiative from the American Heart Association set out to improve the cardiovascular health of those working within the construction industry. The campaign’s focus is to integrate health, well-being and prevention solutions into the culture of the industry. It brings professionals together from across the construction and health care industries for an evening of networking and celebration.

The driving mission of the AHA is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Through initiatives such as Hard Hats with Heart, we continue to fund groundbreaking research, improve patient care, and help people lower their risks of cardiovascular diseases by focusing in on these 5 areas:

1. Women’s health

2. Research including COVID-19

3. Tobacco and E-cigarette Cessation

4. Controlling Hypertension and Chronic Conditions

5. Healthy Living which includes Nutrition Security and Mental Wellbeing.

The event is next week on Wednesday, October 6th from 4-7 pm at the Crane Bay Event Center. It is an exclusive event, but for those interested in attending, tickets can now be purchased for $500 a ticket on our event website Anyone interested in just supporting the cause can also make a donation through the same website.

If you have any question or need more information from Haley or Kurt you can reach out to them at and