Check out HEART's newest program!

Fall Fest 2021

HEART will be participating in Fall Fest, hosted by Ward 7 Commissioner Natasha Dupee. The aim of Fall Fest is to provide various resources to different locations in Ward 7 on October 16th, 2021. There will be three pop up sessions throughout the day and last for 2 hours at each location—all within 7 mins driving of each other.

Fall Fest 2021

October 16th, 2021

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JC Nalle Elementary School

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

HEART members will provide help to other stations as needed (i.e. food/book distribution)

CW Harris Elementary School

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

HEART members will provide help to other stations as needed (i.e. food/book distribution)

Fletcher-Johnson Junior High School

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

HEART members will set up a booth to offer free discussions with a PT, educate on physical therapy and wellness, and discuss HEART programming

Time commitment: 1-2 hours for planning event, 2-7 hours for event 

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HEART serves as the community engagement arm of APTA DC. Volunteers are needed for the variety of initiatives and programs that help to support and improve our local area. 

HEART meetings occur virtually the first Tuesday of each month from 6-7PM EST via Zoom. Updates on projects and new ideas are typically covered, as well as an opportunity to discuss social or personal issues. Please email us at for the Zoom link to attend.

Upcoming HEART Meeting Dates:

  • October 5, 2021 at 6PM
  • November 2, 2021 at 6PM
  • December 7, 2021 at 6PM


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APTA DC is building a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society. APTA DC strives to advance awareness within the DC metropolitan area regarding the wide scope of physical therapy practices. We believe in the power of service to neighbors through use of our unique expertise and skill sets.