Ridgefield woman takes on heart disease



Ridgefield — Bj Babcock, a Ridgefield resident, was named the WomenHeart Pacific Northwest District Leader. Babcock is currently the Clark County Support Network Coordinator of WomenHeart, a national nonprofit support, education and information group for women living with or at risk of heart disease. Babcock formed the local group in May 2010 and in her new role will be focusing on growing the group, as well as creating new WomenHeart chapters throughout the Northwest. Find information about WomenHeart at http://www.womenheart.org. For information on the local group that meets monthly at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, 2211 N.E. 139th St., contact Babcock at 360-887-4694 or bbabcock52@gmail.com.