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CINCINNATI — Watch the Cincinnati Reds take on the New York Mets on Sunday, Sept. 7, while fighting against congenital heart defects (CHD) — the number one birth defect in the world.


CHDs affect about 1 in 100 births. Each year, about 40,000 babies in the U.S. are born with a CHD. Today, more infants with CHDs survive to adulthood because of advancements made through research.


The Children’s Heart Foundation (CHF) is the country’s leading national organization solely committed to CHD research funding. The president of the National Board of The Children’s Heart Foundation, and former Ohio chapter president, is a Mount Sterling resident.


Tickets can be purchased at: http://goo.gl/VfsNmd. Tickets are $20 each and $7.50 of every ticket sold will help CHF fund cutting-edge congenital heart defect research.


Event details:


• 1:10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7


• New York Mets vs. Cincinnati Reds


• Great American Ball Park — 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202


• To purchase tickets,visit: http://goo.gl/VfsNmd

About The Children’s Heart Foundation
Since 1996, CHF has funded 58 research projects with more than $6.3 million. CHF is a national 501(c)(3) tax exempt charitable organization. The goal of the foundation is to bring health, hope and happiness to children and families impacted by congenital heart defects, the most common birth defect in the United States. This objective is accomplished by funding the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of congenital heart defects. For more information, visit: www.childrensheartfoundation.org.


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