RED-GOWN COLLECTION SET AT REAGAN LIBRARY.
Byline: Daily News
SIMI VALLEY Simi Valley (sē`mē, sĭm`ē), city (1990 pop. 100,217), Ventura co., SW Calif. in an oil, fruit, and farm region; laid out 1887, inc. 1969. -- Nancy Reagan will open an exhibit Friday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs and Museum featuring red gowns worn in the White House by seven first ladies, including one gown worn by herself.
It's part of a national campaign against heart disease called The Heart Truth, and February is Heart Health Month.
The first ladies who wore the gowns include Reagan and Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, Hillary Rodham Rodham is an English surname which may refer to a number of persons or places. People
Family of Hillary Rodham Clinton
The Heart Truth campaign is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, which is part of the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Noun 1. Department of Health and Human Services - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
Health and Human Services, HHS .
Red dress fashion collections have been part of The Heart Truth campaign since 2003, and Laura Bush has been the national ambassador for the campaign since Valentine's Day of that year.
Some of the celebrities who have participated in shows for the campaign include Sheryl Crow, Lindsay Lohan, Vanessa Williams, Christie Brinkley, LeAnn Rimes and Eartha Kitt.
The First Ladies Red Dress Collection debuted at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the name by which it is known, (or, as named on the building itself, the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts but, locally called the The Kennedy Center in 2005 when Laura Bush and Reagan first unveiled the exhibit.
At the Reagan Library, the exhibit is scheduled to run through Mother's Day, May 13.