Amarillo Heart Ball Ignites Passion to Fight Heart Disease

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 05/16 2014 05:15PM

Updated 05/16 2014 05:16PM

AMARILLO -- The American Heart Association is hosting the Amarillo IGNITE Heart Ball tonight at the Amarillo Country Club. 

The gala includes a seated dinner, a live auction, and dancing to one of the areas most in-demand bands, Velvet Funk. 

Attendees can also participate in a silent auction. A pre-event cocktail reception will begin at 6:30, with a seated dinner beginning at 7:15. 

The gala is the American Heart Associations premiere annual event to raise funds in support of education, research, and awareness to prevent heart disease and stroke in the Amarillo and Canyon area. 

Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.