The American Heart Association ( is proud to share that this year’s Lincoln Heart Ball successfully raised funds and awareness in the local community. The Ball brought hearts together to save lives and strived for equitable health for everyone living in Lincoln. With more than $225,000 raised, funds will support the life saving work of the American Heart Association to fight heart disease and stroke. Co-chaired by Monte Froelich, the event was a culmination of the Heart of Lincoln, an American Heart Association campaign centered around every individual to address critical issues and drive work to equitably improve and save lives for everyone everywhere. The Heart Ball marks a special moment in time to reflect, honor and celebrate the progress made through the determination, dedication and passion of all who support the Heart of Lincoln.

“With a fresh venue and a dedicated Executive Leadership team, the Ball was a great success,” said Froelich. “We cannot wait for next year’s event. Our sights are set even higher!”

The American Heart Association is a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Through collaboration with numerous organizations, and powered by millions of volunteers, they fund innovative research, advocate for the public’s health and share lifesaving resources. The Dallas-based organization has been a leading source of health information for nearly a century. For more information, visit or call 1-800-AHA-USA1.