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Heart to Heart

Contact the Kettering Medical Center Foundation at (937) 395-8607 for the benefits of each sponsorship and to reserve your participation.

31st Anniversary Heart to Heart Gala

Thursday, Sept 12, 2019
Our nationally-known performer will be announced this Spring
Now spanning more than three decades, Heart to Heart Gala has focused regional attention on Kettering Medical Center's benchmark cardiovascular program and has raised over $7.5 million for advanced medical technology, patient-centered education and recovery, community cardiac and stroke screening and outreach, and advanced caregiver training.

Heart disease remains the most common cause of death in America for both women and men. Kettering continues to sprint ahead in the introduction of the newest techniques to treat heart and stroke patients and in developing community programs that foster disease prevention and wellness.

All of this, and much more, has been made possible by the generous sponsors, donors, and patrons of Heart to Heart, as well as the thousands who have been part of the great concert audiences.

When combined with the monies given by visionary and generous donors during the capital campaigns for the Kettering Cardiovascular Institute and the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Heart Hospital, $35 million has been raised by the Kettering Medical Center Foundation for Kettering's nationally recognized heart program.

Kettering Medical Center has consistently been included among America's top 100 hospitals, and its cardiovascular program among the nation's top 50. Kettering has been ranked among America's top 15 teaching hospitals, and a national insurance company recently announced Kettering's heart program was the best in Ohio.

Past Performances

2018    The Beach Boys
2017    The Commodores
2016    Clint Black
2015    Marie Osmond, w/David Osmond
2014    Martina McBride
2013    Sarah McLachlan
2012    Vince Gill
2011    Gladys Knight
2010    Diana Ross
2009    The Rat Pack Encore
2008    Carole King
2007    Al Jarreau & George Benson 2006    Trisha Yearwood
2005    Michael McDonald
2004    Patti LaBelle
2003    Tony Bennett
2002    Willie Nelson
2001    Olivia Newton-John
2000    Kenny Rogers
1999    Kenny G
1998    Bill Cosby
1997    Kathleen Battle
1996    Itzhak Perlman
1995    Ben Vereen
1994    Tony Bennett
1993    Michael Feinstein
1992    Judy Collins
1991    The Canadian Brass
1990    Roberta Peters
1989    Steve Allen

2018 Sponsors

 30th Anniversary Sponsor


 Chairman's Circle Sponsor

Bieser, Greer Attorney's at Law      

 President's Challenge Sponsor


 Platinum Sponsors

  • Buckeye Ambulance
  • Cox Media
  • Dayton Business Journal
  • Key-Ads, Inc.
  • Terry and Dorothy Burns
  • John and Doreen Knapke
  • JP Morgan

 Gratitude Partner Sponsor

  • EPIC

 Gold Sponsors

  • Applied Mechanical Systems, Inc.
  • C.H. Dean
  • Roy and Shelley Chew
  • Columbia Union Conference
  • Tim Dutton & ApproRx
  • Dayton Surgeons
  • Economy Linen and Towel Service, Inc.
  • Emergency Medicine Specialists, Inc.
  • Enrollment Benefits Concepts, LLC
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Kettering Anesthesia Associates, Inc.
  • Kettering Physician Network
  • LWC, Incorporated
  • Fred and Mary Kaye Manchur
  • Manfreda Construction
  • Mark Fornes Realty
  • Merrill Lynch

 Silver Sponsors

  • Bob Ross Auto Group
  • Bricker & Eckler
  • Clark Schaefer Hackett
  • Grandview Hospital & Southview Hospital
  • Heapy Engineering
  • Kettering Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeons
  • Kettering Network Radiologists, Inc.
  • Kettering Pathology Associates, Inc.
  • Key Bank
  • Lighthouse Outdoor Lighting
  • Eric and Kim Lunde
  • Mathile Family Enterprise
  • McGohan Brabender
  • Medtronic
  • Reddy Electric Co.
  • Shell + Meyer Associates, Inc.
  • Sinclair College