Cheryl Alli is the 2020 recipient of the Mary Anne Fay Heart Health Advocate of the Year Award. Dr. Nancy Sweitzer presented the award virtually during Sarver Heart Center’s Fall Board Meeting.
In nominating Ms. Alli, Wanda F Moore and Murryelle Bothwell wrote, “COVID-19 has challenged everything and everyone during 2020, however, with seemingly endless energy, Cheryl maintained her commitment to community service for Sarver Heart Center and her church’s food pantry, Bright Star Community Development, for whic h she is the CEO. She promotes foods that are good for healthy heart living and coordinates with several community resources and volunteer staff".
“For the past 11 years, Cheryl has been a quiet, but strong and dedicated educator with the Minority Outreach Program’s chest-compression-only CPR and other health education information through Sarver Heart Center. She is especially focused on the minority and underserved communities where the disparities in healthcare and health education are very prevalent.”