American Heart Association and Houston Heart Ball hosted a fabulous kickoff celebration at the River Oaks Country Club for the 2015 “Love is in the Air” Heart Ball.
The cocktail event recognized Peter and Jeanne Kinnear, FMC Technologies, Dr. Daniel Penny, Russ and Judy Labrasca, and Jeff and Amanda Malone as event honorees.
Attendees also got a sneak peak of the auction items that will be offered at the February 14, 2015 event, which include: a Rockets road trip for 4 on their private plane courtesy of The Friedkin Group; a custom shoe party and trip to Brazil courtesy of LUCHO; an exclusive trip to Torrey Pines paired with a custom fitting at the Callaway factory courtesy of Time Warner Cable. One lucky raffle winner will also be the new owner of a 2015 Lexus IS 250.
The annual fundraising gala, chaired this year by Marc and Brenda Watts, have a lofty goal of raising $1.5 million to fund heart disease research, education and awareness for the nation’s number one killer of Americans. To date, more than $950,000 has been raised.