February 19, 2014 at 1:00 am

Event raises money for children's heart defect research

Hope for Hearts, which raises funds for research, treatment and support for children and their families affected by heart conditions, is holding an Evening Out formal dinner Saturday at Byblos Banquets of Dearborn. Dr. Henry L. Walters, chief cardiovascular surgeon at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, will speak. Social hour starts at 5 p.m., with keynote speaker and dinner to follow.

The group’s proceeds go directly to Children’s Hospital of Michigan for the treatment and research of pediatric congenital heart defects. Tickets are $65 each, or $500 for a table of 10. Contact (734) 652-6706 or Jamie.laforest@gmail.com for tickets, or visit www.hope-for-hearts.com for more information.