Heartfest raises more than $135,000 for Ciccarone Center
More than $135,000 was raised at Heartfest
2006, an evening of heart-healthy
gourmet dining, dancing and consumer
education to benefit the Johns Hopkins
Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center.
Approximately 1,300 guests attended the
event, held Jan. 28 at Martinís West.
Recognized for their support of heart disease
prevention were medical honoree Victor
McKusick, University Professor of Medical
Genetics; community honorees Joe Cowan,
a star JHU lacrosse player inducted in the
National Lacrosse Hall of Fame and the
Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame, and
his wife, Ozzie; and celebrity honoree John
Astin, actor and visiting professor in the
Writing Seminars, who was joined by his
actor sons Sean Astin and Mackenzie Astin.
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