American Heart Association’s 51st Annual American Heart Association Long Island Heart Ball

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The American Heart Association’s Long Island Annual Heart Ball will be celebrating its 51st year on Friday, May 2, 2014 at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City. The Long Island Heart Ball is an annual social event held to celebrate outstanding accomplishments of individuals and companies in the area of cardiovascular science and leadership in wellness.

This year’s event will be chaired by Christopher Doveala, Vice President, Financial Services, Leviton Mfg. Co. The 51st Annual Heart Ball will honor George A. Petrossian, MD, FACC, Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures, St. Francis Hospital, South Nassau Communities Hospital. Dr. Petrossian will receive the 2014 Cardiovascular Science Award.

The American Heart Association promises that we will have an extraordinary impact on your life by empowering you and your loved ones to save lives, live healthier and enjoy more peace of mind about cardiovascular disease. Our goal by 2020 is to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20%, while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20%.

The Heart Ball is expected to have more than 500 attendees from the Long Island medical and corporate community. The evening will include dinner, dancing and a silent auction offering a bountiful assortment of generously donated items. This year’s Heart Ball Sponsors include; Cardiovascular Medical Associates, Winthrop-University Hospital, Americana Manhasset/Castagna Realty, St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, Leviton Manufacturing Company, Astoria Federal Savings, Cushman & Wakefield, George A. Petrossian, MD, FACC and Winthrop-University Hospital. The Heart Ball media sponsors include; Long Island Pulse Magazine, WBAB-FM 102.3 and WBLI-FM 106.1.

Tickets are $500. Cocktail Hour starts at 7:00 p.m. followed by the program, dinner and dancing at 8:00 pm. This year’s music will be provided by That 70’s Band. For more information, tickets or for sponsorship opportunities, visit or call 516-450-9129

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