March 3rd ~ 6:30p – 11p at the Chase Center on the Wilmington Riverfront.

If your heart skipped a beat when you fell in love – Congratulations!  If it skipped a beat when you were buttering your toast, you need to talk to an expert!

Come experience an unforgettable evening of entertainment and hope at the 2012 Wilmington Heart Ball. The 2012 theme is Classic HollywoodIn all it’s an exciting night of glitz & glamour.  Each year, community members, medical professionals and corporate leaders come together to celebrate the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association.

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres served at 6:30 pm followed by dinner and dancing to the “Heartbeats”. Evening includes live and silent auctions. Individual tickets are $125 each.

Tickets must be purchased by Monday, February 27, 2012. Seating is limited.

For years, the Heart Ball has helped to advance the lifesaving mission of the American Heart Association, a mission that has impacted the lives of thousands of men, women and children in the Wilmington area.  Contributions received go far in supporting cardiovascular research, professional and community education, and advocacy efforts.
The Heart Ball celebrates: the work & mission; the donors & volunteers; and – most importantly – the lives saved and improved because of everyone’s efforts.  Join us!  We look forward to celebrating with you! Guests will have the opportunity to bid on over 60 Silent Auction items. Remember as you buy, you are providing life-saving funds for research, education programs, and awareness.
For more information, tickets or for sponsorship opportunities, visit the official Heart Ball website.
  • Chair:  LoAnn Thomas, Director of Regulatory Affairs – AstraZeneca
  • Gilliam Award Winner:  Charles Welch, Esq.
  • Speaker:  Mitchell T. Saltzberg, MD, FACC Medical Director, Heart Failure Program Christiana Care Health System
  • Special Appeal Spokespersons:  Brian & Becky Atkins
  • Emcee:  Joe White
  • For more information contact:Denise Griffin [email protected]

Update in Cardiology

Saturday, March 3  7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
John H. Ammon Medical Education Center ~ Christiana Hospital campus Main Auditorium
The symposium is designed to offer physicians, nurses and other health care professionals updated knowledge regarding the management and treatment of cardiovascular disease. The attendees will obtain a better perspective and understanding of current guidelines, advances in technology, growing health issues as well as the cost and effectiveness of cardiovascular care.
For more information or to register, visit