Hundreds of attendees from the Long Island medical and corporate community came out for the American Heart Association’s 57th Annual Long Island Heart & Stroke Ball at the Garden City Hotel on Nov. 13.
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 Bradly & Parker, Inc. CEO Wynne Nowland 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, Ph.D., Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Hospital as Medical Honoree and Corporate Honorees Thomas and Nanci Dufek, Dufek and Associates, CFOforaday®. Nanci was also the Survivor Honoree who shared her story that evening.
The guests enjoyed an evening of dinner, dancing, and a silent auctions, 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.