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Heather Unruh '89 Emcees Fundraiser Featuring Former President Bill Clinton

May 17, 2006

Heather Unruh.jpgMay 17, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Heather Unruh, a news anchor at Boston's WCVB-TV and 1989 graduate of DePauw University, served as emcee at the American Heart Association's annual gala in Beantown Saturday night, which featured a keynote address by former President Bill Clinton, reports the Boston Herald. "Once an overweight child and more recently a heart bypass patient, Clinton has teamed up with the association to create the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to help stop childhood obesity by 2010," states the newspaper's account of the fundraiser.

"We have a generation of Americans to save and a country to put right," Clinton told attendees. "There is no bigger problem than childhood obesity." 

Access the story at the newspaper's Web site. Learn more about heart association logo.gifHeather Unruh, one of Boston's most popular TV personalities, here.

Andrew B. Buroker, a partner in the Indianapolis-based law firm of Krieg DeVault LLP and 1984 graduate of DePauw, will begin his term as national chairman of the American Heart Association on July 1. Read more in this previous story.