Austin Has Heart

Austinites prove they've got heart at record-breaking gala starring Lee Ann Womack

Austinites prove they've got heart at record-breaking fundraiser

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Ashton Cumberbatch, Lee Ann Womack and Jennifer Cumberbatch. Courtesy of American Heart Association
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Lady and David Huffstutler. Courtesy of American Heart Association
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Denise Bradley, Dr. Stanley Wang and Abbi Miller. Courtesy of American Heart Association
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Rusell Rehmann, LeeAnn Womack and Tamera Rehmann. Courtesy of American Heart Association
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Ann Jerome and Gayle Stallings. Courtesy of American Heart Association
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Kent and Melissa Ferguson. Courtesy of American Heart Association
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American Heart Association_Austin Heart Ball_Ann Jerome_Gayle Stallings_2015
American Heart Association_Austin Heart Ball_Kent and Melissa Ferguson_2015

What: Austin Heart Ball

Where: JW Marriott

The lowdown: On May 9, American Heart Association volunteers and dignitaries celebrated the organization's contributions to the community with a live auction and a special performance by country music star Lee Ann Womack. Austin Heart Ball was chaired by Russell Rehmann and emceed by Shannon Wolfson of KXAN.  The 18th annual gala raised a record-breaking $840,000 in support of AHA's programs.

Who: Lee Ann WomackRusell Rehmann, ​Tamera Rehmann, Denise Bradley, Dr. Stanley Wang, Abbi Miller, Ashton CumberbatchJennifer Cumberbatch, Kent Ferguson, Melissa FergusonAnn Jerome and Gayle Stallings.