The Capital City Chapter of Links Incorporated hosted a “National Wear Red Day” reception called “Red Dress, Red Tie” on Feb. 7 on behalf of the American Heart Association.

The reception, which was held at the Morgan Lewis & Bockius law firm in the District, highlighted national efforts to fight against heart disease in women. Gail Mates, National Spokesperson for “Go Red for Women” addressed the need for more research about women’s heart health and Dr. Patricia Davidson, made a presentation on cardiovascular disease detection and prevention.

The reception was presented by Capital City Links member Grace Speights at the law firm of Morgan Lewis & Bockius.