Friday, February 26, 2021 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
We know how much time, commitment and sacrifice you have put into making the Cedar Rapids Heart Ball the best it can be. We are pleased to share that as we adjust to these unprecedented times and continue to move our mission forward, the Heart Ball will now be a digital experience with music provided by The Pork Tornadoes.
Clare Duffy - Wife and Mother of two daughters from Williamsburg, Iowa. A Mt. Mercy University graduate who has lived in Cedar Rapids ever since. From her Z102.9 intern days to being the Morning Show producer of Schulte & Swan, Clare eventually worked her way to becoming the co-host of The Morning Scramble.
Eric Hanson - The logical local. Husband and dog owner. Travel back in time and you'll discover he was part of the team that launched Z102.9. Named Radio Ink's "Program Director of the Year" twice. Eric loves his Hawkeyes and loves that he met his uber hip wife of 20+ years, Shannon, in the Hawkeye Marching Band. Enjoys life's experiences, travel, and theater.
2021 Heart Ball Heart Survivor:
Kaden Rogers - Is our 11 years old heart survivor from Tiffin, Iowa. He was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Kaden's parents are Jennifer and Tim Rogers. They are part of the amazing Cedar Rapids Heart Ball Leadership Team. They have three children and excited to help raise awareness and funds to help out kiddos like their Kaden!
Together, we are relentlessly focused on the heart of our community. Through the Heart Ball campaign, we celebrate our collective success in driving change, funding science and improving behaviors – no matter where, or how, we gather. That means taking our efforts beyond the ballroom, working every day to help every heart.
In communities across the country, Cedar Rapids Heart Ball supporters unite with a shared purpose to raise the critical funds we need to ensure our work continues. Throughout our campaign we celebrate our milestones, we thank our sponsors and we honor our heroes. We come together to achieve something bigger than ourselves. We live fierce and fight for all.
Friday, February 26, 2021
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Open Your Heart Appeal
To be a relentless force for a world
of longer, healthier lives.
Our mission drives everything we do.
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American Heart Association