Gala proceeds help H&V program needs

The SAMC Foundation recently held its annual Heart & Soul Gala benefiting the heart and 0618GalaDancing310x153 vascular services and programs offered by the Medical Center.
Foundation Executive Director Valerie Barnes said this year’s event, held at the Dothan Country Club, was extremely successful.
“This year’s gala collected more than $137,000 to support Heart and Vascular programs and services provided to our regional community by SAMC,” Barnes said. “This would have not been possible without the wonderful support of our community. From each attendee to our area businesses and individuals who    contribute to our auction, we are very thankful. Everyone had a lot of fun and several shared that the Heart & Soul Gala is one of the best formal events of the year and they look forward to attending it.”
The event included 86 items in a live and silent auctions.

“Everything came together because of our 25 very generous sponsors,  more than 260 guests and hard-working event volunteers,” Barnes said.