Heart Ball 2016 at the Mandarin Oriental

The Heart Ball celebrates the life-saving work of the American Heart Association.

Rob Franklin 2016 Heart Ball Chair Co-Founder Morgan Franklin Consulting
Rob Franklin 2016 Heart Ball Chair Co-Founder Morgan Franklin Consulting.

Washington, DC – The Heart Ball event brought together more than 500 of the region’s most prominent physician, corporate, health care, and community leaders. The evening included; live and silent auctions, a seated dinner, dancing and awards.

This year’s theme was Lights, Camera, Take Action! It evoked Hollywood glam with a beautiful black and gold color scheme and décor. Guests were treated to exceptional silent and live auction items including a luxurious South African Safari donated by Singita and Delta Airlines, Inc. as well as National Geographic parks expedition.

The official after-party, Heart After Dark hosted by PULSE, the American Heart Association’s Young Professionals Committee, returned to keep the festivities going until 1am.

Jacques Rancourt and Lily Rancourt 2016 Face of Heart
Jacques Rancourt and Lily Rancourt representing the 2016 Face of Heart.

The Open Your Heart moment featured the story of Lily Grace Rancourt, a thriving six year-old heart transplant survivor. To learn more about the Heart Ball and the American Heart Association, please visit www.DCHeartBall.com

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