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Rutherford Co. American Heart Assoc. Announces John Dietrich as Chair of the 2019 Healthy For Good™ Heart Walk




The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease, is pleased to announce John Dietrich, SVP of First National Bank of Middle TN, as the Chair of the 2019 Healthy for Good™ Heart Walk in Rutherford County.

John Dietrich, a Murfreesboro native, has been in banking for 28 years and joined First National Bank of Middle TN as SVP of Commercial Banking in 2018. Dietrich graduated from UT-Knoxville in 1991 with a BS in Business Admin-Finance, and from Riverdale High School. He is involved with various community organizations such as the Rotary Noon Club, Beasley Animal Humane Foundation, Howard’s Hope, UT Rutherford County Alumni Association, BEP, United Way, along with the American Heart Association, where he serves as a board member and past Heart Ball Chair. He is a 2007 Leadership Rutherford graduate, Paul Harris Fellow and Eagle Scout. John is married to his beautiful wife, Lisa, and has three daughters: Emma, Leah, and Emma Jean.

“I believe strongly in the mission of the AHA -- promoting healthy behaviors to save lives,” states Dietrich.

The Association’s annual Rutherford Healthy For Good™ Heart Walk, sponsored by Vanderbilt Heart, is set for September 21, 2019 at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic/The Greenway. The event begins at 8am with the walk starting at 9am. Individuals, teams and companies can sign up in advance at RutherfordHeartWalk.org for the non-competitive, three-mile walk. Hundreds of Rutherford County area residents are expected to raise their heartrates and  funds for the Rutherford Country American Heart Association.

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