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The Black/Red Party Is On At The Bushnell

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hh4hh20Nearly 1300 guests are at the Bushnell for the annual Hartford Hospital Black & Red Ball, which, this year, benefits the Transplant Program there.

It is a more spirited crowd than usual thanks to the additon of FoxCt live coverage aimed at attracting more organ donors to the program, and a performance by Grammy Award winning group Earth, Wind & Fire.

Among the guests are famed heart transplant recipient and blogger Colby Salerno, who drove from Duquesne grad school in Pittsburgh to be part of th eparty in Hartford tonight.  Salerno received the transplant seven months ago and become a star at Hartford Hospital through a blog he started while waiting for a suitable donor.

Become a donor by calling 860-545-1888.