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About 300 walkers from Wilson took steps to save lives Saturday at the 2017 Wilson Heart Walk. The annual American Heart Association event was held at the Eastern N.C. School for the Deaf and raised approximately $100,000 for heart disease and stroke research and education. The walk was chaired by Hubert Vester, owner of Hubert Vester Auto Group. Top sponsors include BB&T, Wilson Medical Center and Smithfield Foods. Donations are still welcome at www.wilsonheartwalk.org or contact director Erin Fox at 252-559-0026, firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the 2018 Wilson Heart Walk.