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Louisville Heart Ball

The 2015 Heart Ball. PHOTO BY BILL WINE

The 2015 Heart Ball. PHOTO BY BILL WINE

Hundreds of corporate and medical professionals will celebrate the accomplishments of the American Heart Association at the 24th Annual Louisville Heart Ball on Saturday, February 20, 2016. This black-tie event highlights the breakthroughs in cardiovascular research while raising funds to reduce the impact of heart disease and stroke – the No. 1 and No. 5 killers of men and women respectively.

The Heart Ball is an important component of the American Heart Association’s sweeping national goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.

The Heart Ball will be held at the Louisville Marriott Downtown, and tickets are $500 per person. Tables of 10 are also available, and donations are still being accepted for its auction. For tickets or to make a donation, call 502.371.6023 or visit                                LouisvilleHeartBall.heart.org.

HB_AHA_ColorWhat can guests expect at the event?
The theme of this year’s Heart Ball is “The Heart of Rock ‘N’ Roll.” Our guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, a healthy dinner, have a chance to bid on silent and live auction items and celebrate to the music of Sonic Groove. All of the proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association.

Why is the event important for Louisville’s chapter of the American Heart Association?
The Heart Ball is one of three major fundraising events for the American Heart Association. Dollars raised will go to support cardiovascular research in Louisville, preventative education efforts, advocacy work and quality improvement initiatives in our hospitals.

How has the event grown over the years?
This year’s event is expected to be the largest yet, with 700 guests in attendance. Our event goal is also a record: $700,000.

What are some of items and packages included in the auction this year?
Some of this year’s auction items included an autographed Jennifer Lawrence poster, a trip to Miami and exclusive bourbon and premium liquor packages.

Is it too late to get tickets?
Tickets can still be purchased through Monday, February 15, by calling 502.371.6023. VT

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