"Art for Heart" raises money to fight heart disease - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

"Art for Heart" raises money to fight heart disease

Organizers of the American Heart Association's Art for Heart event hoped to raise $200,000. Organizers of the American Heart Association's Art for Heart event hoped to raise $200,000.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Dozens of Hattiesburg-area art lovers gathered at the Train Depot Friday night to help fight heart disease by attending an annual fund raising event.

The Art for Heart gala included both live and silent auction items.

All proceeds went to the American Heart Association.

Organizers hoped to raise about $200,000.

The American Heart Association also honored retired Hattiesburg businessman Brad Bryan and the late Doc and Carolyn Roberts for their support.

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