Bring a ball to the Heart Ball, collection drive underway

Source: American Heart Association Kentucky/Twitter
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – American Heart Association Kentucky (AHA) is calling on the public to donate athletic balls as part of the upcoming Central Kentucky Heart Ball. 
According to AHA Kentucky, the athletic balls will be distributed through Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Eastern Kentucky.
Balls can be dropped off at the Lexington office at 354 Waller Avenue #110 Monday through Friday, from June 7-18.

The Heart Ball is scheduled for June 10 at 6 P.M. More information can be found HERE.

The Central Kentucky Heart Ball campaign helps raise funding to drive change, as well as fund science and improve behaviors. According to AHA, the organization has been working to fight heart disease and stroke and to save and improve lives for more than 100 years.
Source: American Heart Association Kentucky/Twitter
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