San Antonio – The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to present the 14th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show & Health Fair, Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room. The event is free and open to the public.

This annual event promotes cardiac health in women and features one-of-a-kind designs by UIW fashion students.  This year’s event has over 20 health and lifestyle vendors offering a variety of special activities and exhibits. Students from UIW’s professional programs will be on hand to check blood pressures, glucose levels, provide visions screenings and offer information on the importance of maintaining a heart healthy lifestyle. 

Red Dress Health Fair

Unique gifts for that special valentine will be available from several local vendors including Zelime Matthews jewelry and Women’s Global Connection who sells items handmade by women in Peru and Zambia.  Don’t miss the opportunity to purchase scarves hand-dyed by UIW fashion students and faculty sold to benefit the event. Scarves start at $20.

The annual Red Dress Event supports the American Heart Association and their Go Red campaign during National Heart Month in February.

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CONTACT:    Margaret Garcia, associate director communications and marketing, (210) 829-6001, mlgarci2@uiwtx.edu