Seattle Heart Ball raises $310,000 for lifesaving programs and research

Seattle Heart Ball raises $310,000 for lifesaving programs and research

Credit: Barry Peterson for TPNW, Inc. © 2011

Jean Enersen, KING 5 & Heart Ball Emcee, Pat Costello, KING 5, and Margie Costello.

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by Betsy Robertson

KING5.com

Posted on April 1, 2011 at 2:00 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 1 at 2:12 PM

More than 300 guests filled the ballroom at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel Saturday night March 26th.
They gathered to toast the efforts and accomplishments of the American Heart Association, an organization committed to supporting lifesaving research and programs that positively impact the health of Americans.
Currently, the American Heart Association is funding over $7 million in research projects throughout Washington state.  
Dollars raised will directly imact work to reduce death and disability from heart disease and stroke.

           
The Heart Ball is the American Heart Association’s signature gala, and guests enjoyed an evening of dining, auction, and live entertainment. 
To learn more, visit www.seattleheartball.com.

About the American Heart Association  
The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Our mission is to build healthier lives by preventing, treating and defeating these diseases – two of America’s leading killers. We fund cutting-edge research, conduct lifesaving public and professional educational programs, and advocate to protect public health. To learn more or join us in helping all Americans, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or visit heart.org.
 

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