Gulf Shores, AL – Community focused leaders from the Alabama Gulf Coast put their heads together to begin securing details for the esteemed annual American Heart Association “Art for Heart” fundraiser. Scheduled for April 13, the 2013 event will be held at a private residence on Ono Island, providing an eloquent location and atmosphere for this prestigious annual affair.
A plan is already securely in place to reach the fundraising goal of $160,000. The intention is to help fight heart disease and stroke along with aiding people in living healthier, more fulfilling lives. Already assigning chair positions and formulating committees to execute specific tasks in preparation for the detailed 2013 event, the upcoming “Art for Heart” is off to an amazing start.
“The funds raised through the ‘Art for Heart’ fundraiser will go towards raising awareness and education for heart disease and stroke prevention within our community,” stated Christina Quick, Senior Regional Director of the American Heart Association’s Alabama Gulf Coast chapter. “The local funds raised will stay within our communities and will help to fund ‘free of charge’ programs within local business and hospitals.”
“Art for Heart” places an emphasis on raising awareness for children’s heart disease, the number one birth defect present in this country.