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“Heart of the Community” event to promote heart health

Published: May. 24, 2022 at 6:11 PM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The United Regional Foundation is hosting “Heart of the Community” on June 16.

The event will happen at the MPEC starting at 5:30 p.m. It’s aimed to bring more attention to heart health within the community and will feature keynote speaker Simon Keith.

Keith is the first person in the world to play a professional sport after undergoing a heart transplant, having received the heart of a 17-year-old Welsh boy in 1986. He is one of the longest-living organ transplant recipients in history.

Ticket prices vary and sales will close on May 31. For more information or to buy tickets, contact the Foundation office at (940) 764-8200.

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