Austin Has Heart
Austinites prove they've got heart at record-breaking gala starring Lee Ann Womack
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 Womack, Rusell Rehmann, Tamera Rehmann, Denise Bradley, Dr. Stanley Wang, Abbi Miller, Ashton Cumberbatch, Jennifer Cumberbatch, Kent Ferguson, Melissa Ferguson, Ann Jerome and Gayle Stallings.