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Orioles & American Heart Association

Heart Ball

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AND BALTIMORE ORIOLES TEAM UP FOR 31st ANNUAL BALTIMORE HEART BALL — ORIOLES SERVE AS MISSION ENGAGEMENT CHAIR

The Orioles renewed their partnership with the American Heart Association (AHA) that featured the club serving as mission engagement chair for the 31st Annual Baltimore Heart Ball on February 28 at the Hilton Baltimore. Together, the Orioles and the Event Chair, SunTrust, helped to raise more than $679,000 for cardiovascular disease research, education programs, and advocacy efforts. The Orioles thank sponsors CareFirst, the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, and the Horseshoe Casino.

MATTERS OF YOUR HEART

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2014 Face of Heart Survivor speaker, Caroline Hickam (right) with parents, Jeff and Beth, at the 30th Anniversary Heart Ball. Caroline was born with Tetraology of Fallot (Blue Baby Syndrome) which includes four defects in the heart. Several decades ago, Caroline would not have survived. However, due to medical advancements supported by research funded by the AHA, Caroline lives a normal life and is able to play the flute, and participate in sports.
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Orioles Manager, Buck Showalter, describes a Spring Training experience up for bid at the Live Auction at the 30th Anniversary Heart Ball.
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