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Charleston Heart Ball to Benefit American Heart Association

Dr. and Mrs. Scott Ross at last year's event (Photo Credit: ahacharlestonsc.org)

Dr. and Mrs. Scott Ross at last year’s event (Photo Credit: ahacharlestonsc.org)

The 17th annual Charleston Heart Ball Art and Wine Auction benefiting the American Heart Association will be held Saturday, February 22 in the Crystal Ballroom at the downtown Marriott. Last year, Heart Ball campaigns across America raised over $51 million to help curb the nation’s number one killer, heart disease.

Event Chair, Cardiologist, Dr. Scott Ross, and Vice Chair, Executive Vice President of First Federal, John Noble Golding, will host the black tie celebration. A reception and dinner will be followed by a live art and wine auction featuring local artists including Chris Groves, luxury packages and wine.

2013 Heart Ball (Photo Credit: ahacharlestonsc.org)

2013 Heart Ball (Photo Credit: ahacharlestonsc.org)

WHEN: Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 6 p.m.

WHERE:
Charleston Marriott
170 Lockwood Blvd
Charleston, SC 29403
Ph. 843-853-1597

TICKETS:
Please click here for ticket information.

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