American Heart Association’s 57th Annual American Heart Association Long Island Heart & Stroke Ball A Success

Hundreds of attendees from the Long Island medical and corporate community came out to the Garden City Hotel on Wednesday, November 13th to attend the American Heart Association’s 57th Annual Long Island Heart & Stroke Ball.  The Long Island Heart Ball is an annual social event held to recognize outstanding accomplishments of individuals and companies in the area of cardiovascular science and leadership. This year’s theme “A Tale of Two Zip Codes” was to bring awareness that where you live can affect how long you live.


This year’s event was chaired by Wynne Nowland, CEO, Bradly & Parker, Inc. along with Medical Co-Chairs; Peter Fromm, MPH, RN, FACHE, FAHA Administrator, Cardiology Service Line Mount Sinai South Nassau & Beth Oliver, DNP, RN Senior Vice President of Cardiac Services Mount Sinai Health System. The 57th Annual Heart Ball honored Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Hospital as Medical Honoree and Corporate Honorees Thomas & Nanci Dufek, Dufek and Associates, CFOforaday®. Nanci was also the Survivor Honoree who shared her story that evening.


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 mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.

The hundreds of guests enjoyed an evening of dinner, dancing and a silent auction which offered an exciting assortment of generously donated items. The Long Island Life Is Why Sponsors are Bradley & Parker, Petro Home Services and Mount Sinai South Nassau.


For more information, tickets or for sponsorship opportunities, visit or call 516-962-0797.