Mercy Health – Springfield Presents “An Evening Out for Heart Health"
Mercy Health – Springfield kicks off February’s American Heart Month observance with “An Evening Out for Heart Health” on Thursday, February 7. This popular annual event takes place at the Courtyard by Marriott, located at 100 S. Fountain Ave. in downtown Springfield.
“An Evening Out for Heart Health” is open to the community and Mercy Health anticipates that more than 200 people will attend to enjoy dinner and a glass of wine, hear informative speakers and honor people who have made contributions to good heart health regionally.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Guests can bid on a wide array of silent auction items before the program starts at 6 p.m. Items up for auction include a stay at a beautiful vacation house on St. Pete Beach and tempting gift baskets to suit every taste.
Cardiovascular nurse Megan Vaughn, RN will serve as the event’s MC. The evening’s agenda follows below:
- Matthew Caldwell, President of Mercy Health – Springfield, will provide an overview of Mercy Health’s heart care program
- Ohio State Senator Bob Hackett will recognize Mercy Health for its achievements in heart care
- Steve Southward and Annette Douglas share their experiences as heart attack survivors
- Deb Moore and Mickey Groeber will present the Heart Hero award to this year’s winner, who has gone above and beyond in providing excellent heart care to patients
Tickets are $25 each or $160 for a table of eight. Tickets include dinner and complimentary glass of wine.
Purchase your tax-deductible tickets by Monday, February 4, at the cashier’s office on the first floor of Springfield Regional Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Drive, Springfield, Ohio 45504, with cash or checks made payable to Mercy Health Foundation. Event proceeds benefit Mercy Health Foundation for Clark & Champaign Counties’ cardiovascular heart health education and awareness programs.
When you or your family need heart care, it’s comforting to know that all the expertise, state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive services you might need are right here in Springfield. From diagnostic services, cardiac catheterization, angioplasty and open heart surgery to fitness programs and support groups, Mercy Health – Springfield’s nationally recognized, advanced heart care program offers you the peace of mind that comes from knowing you can access great care close to home.