Courtesy of The Times
CROWN POINT | The NW Indiana Heart of Gold Gala event at the Radisson Hotel Star Plaza event Saturday, April 16 is intended to raise funds for life-raising research and education programs for heart disease and stroke, Indiana's no. 1 and no. 3 killers.
WHAT: Over 600 of Northwest Indiana's community and business leaders will gather in Merrillville for a special event to support the American Heart Association.
WHEN: This Saturday, April 16 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
WHERE: Celebrity Ballroom at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville, Ind.
WHY: The Heart of Gold Gala is a black-tie affair that features a four-course dinner, special entertainment and silent auction to raise funds for the American Heart Association.
DETAILS: This year's Heart of Gold Gala at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza features the theme "Carnevale di Venezia."
Among the event highlights will be the presentation of the Lifetime Golden Heart Award to Dean and Barbara White for their commitment in the fight against heart disease in the Northwest Indiana community.
This year's Heart of Gold Gala event co-chairs are Mike and Jill Schrage of Centier Bank.
Event sponsors include ArcelorMittal, Methodist Hospitals, NIPSCO, Franciscan Alliance, The Times Media Company, White Lodging, Centier and the Dean and Barbara White Family Foundation.