- Published on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 01:25
- Written by Super User
The American Heart Association’s Cape Fear Heart Ball will be held Saturday, February 9, 2013, at the Wilmington Convention Center. This annual black tie event celebrates the organization’s mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke and raises funds to support research and education.
This year’s event is themed The Crystal Heart Ball, marking the gala’s 15th anniversary of funding life saving research in the Cape Fear. The red carpet rolls out for this year’s event at 6:00 p.m. with an incredible silent auction and cocktail reception. Over 450 guests representing the Cape Fear’s top business, medical, civic and social leaders will enjoy an exciting gourmet dinner, live auction and musical entertainment by Jack Jack 180 beginning at 7:30 p.m. WECT anchor Frances Weller will serve as event emcee. The evening will also feature an Open Your Heart video, highlighting Cape Fear area cardiovascular and stroke survivors.