Region – The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association announced that Southborough resident, Elizabeth L.B. Greene, a partner at Mirick O”Connell, will chair the 2014 Heart of the Commonwealth Celebration & Wine Tasting event Saturday, Sept. 20, from 6-10 p.m., at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston.
The event, which will attract more than 250 of central Massachusetts” most prominent business and healthcare professionals, is the annual social event benefiting the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association in its mission to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The evening will include a cocktail reception followed by wine & microbrew tasting, silent auction and live music performed by Rusty Scott Jazz Trio.
As chair, Greene will provide leadership for the event planning and recruitment of participants and sponsors.
“Heart disease and stroke are our No. 1 and No. 4 killers, but with support from our local businesses we can help the American Heart Association make an impact and save lives,” Greene said. “I am proud to chair this year's Heart of the Commonwealth event, which will help raise awareness and critical funds for educational programs and lifesaving research taking place right here in Massachusetts.”
Greene has been an American Heart Association volunteer since she founded the Central Massachusetts Division Board of Directors 17 years ago. She has also been a dedicated Heart Walk volunteer and advocate for the organization at the local and affiliate levels, and participated in lobby days in Washington, D.C.
The Heart of the Commonwealth Celebration is sponsored by Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, UMass Memorial Health Care, Southboro Medical Group, Worcester Business Journal and WXLO.
For more information and to purchase event tickets, visit http://heartofthecommonwealth.heart.org.