Dan Elsener, president of Marian University, will chair the American Heart Association’s 2014 Indianapolis Heart Ball. The 29th annual black-tie gala is May 17, 2014 at the JW Marriott.
Elsener will hold the first meeting of the event’s executive leadership team on Aug. 28 at Marian University. The team will spearhead a $665,000 fundraising effort, which will be used to support cardiovascular research, increase awareness of heart disease and support education and advocacy efforts in central Indiana.
Top sponsors already committed to the event include: Indiana University Health, St.Vincent Health, Marian University, Tom Wood Automotive Group, Citizen’s Energy Group, Wessler Engineering, United Water Environmental Services, Miller Pipeline, HNTB and BSA LifeStructures.
Individuals or companies interested in joining the effort should contact Crystal Jones at 371-732-4704.