The Heart of the Hamptons is one of the most anticipated social events of the summer season. It is an elegant and festive event, focused on raising funds for the mission of the American Heart Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary health organization.
The 15th Annual Heart of the Hamptons Ball will take place on the grounds of the Hayground School in Bridgehampton, NY this Saturday. A diverse representation of the corporate, medical and social communities from the Hamptons, Long Island and New York City, will enjoy the beautiful setting of the Hamptons while eating delicious heart-healthy foods, drinking delightful local wines, meeting celebrities, and having fun with music and dancing. Last year, the Heart Ball campaign raised just over $51 million nationwide, providing $123 million worth of funding for cutting-edge research and lifesaving public and professional educational programs across the country.
This year, the Heart Ball will honor Star Jones, Todd K. Rosengart, MD. Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Surgery, Chief, Div. of Cardiothoracic Surgery, SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine and Ambassador Charles A. Gargano, Former Chair and CEO, Empire State Development, V. Chair Port Authority NY & NJ. This year’s event Chair will be Robert McBride Park Strategies, LLC.Rosanna Scotto, co-host of Good Day New York on WNYW-FOX 5 will serve as Emcee for the event and Clinton Kelly, co-host of TLC’s “What Not To Wear” will be this year’s Auctioneer.