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2016 American Heart Association Boston Heart & Stroke Ball

Boston, MD

The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American H

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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

 
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

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  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

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  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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The American Heart Association welcomed more than 400 guests to its annual Boston Heart & Stroke Ball at the InterContinental Boston on April 30. The Kentucky Derby-themed gala raised nearly $750,000 to support the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
This year’s campaign was co-chaired by Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Lee H. Schwamm, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital. Elliott M. Antman, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received the prestigious Paul Dudley White Award, which the American Heart Association bestows annually to a Boston-based physician.
The event was emceed by Jenny Johnson, co-host of NESN’s Dining Playbook. Johnson also conducted a spectacular live auction, which included a trip to the Kentucky Derby, a Paris vacation package, and more.
A highlight of the evening was the Open Your Heart & Mind appeal, in which guests heard the compelling story of 8-year-old Maíread Hickok, of Lowell, who suffered a stroke at three days old. The night ended with dancing to a live band.

  • Posted by InterContinental Boston
  • Photographer Pierce Harman Photography
  • Venue InterContinental Boston
  • Event Planner + Decor Kim Randall Events
  • Florals Madison Floral
  • Entertainment One Step Ahead
  • Lighting ALPS Lighting
  • Linens Table Toppers
  • Tent Petersons Party Center
  • AV Shoreline Audio Visual
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