Caron Treatments Centers Hosts 11th Annual New York City Gala

Jun 14, 2006, 01:00 ET from Caron Treatment Centers

    NEW YORK, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Caron Treatment Centers, one of
 the nation's oldest and largest addiction treatment providers, held on
 Tuesday, June 13th its 11th Annual New York City Gala at Harry Cipriani's
 landmark Cipriani 42nd Street. The gala, emceed by actor Charles Grodin,
 honored legendary President of Network Development and Co-Founder of MTV
 Networks, John Sykes.
     John Sykes was presented with The Caron Treatment Centers NYC Award of
 Excellence for his longstanding support of a wide variety of
 philanthropies, including founding the VH1 "Save the Music" program to
 raise awareness of the importance of music education in public schools.
 Co-Chairpersons for the event included Peter Boyle, Matthew Broderick, Ann
 Dexter-Jones, Matt Dillon, Denis Leary, Bill Powers & Cynthia Rowley, Barry
 Sternlicht, Mr. and Mrs. Varvatos and the Ziff Family. Felicia Taylor, Matt
 Dillon, Judy Collins and Gavin DeGraw were among the notable guests in
 attendance. The event included a musical performance by Ben Vereen and a
 silent auction.
     The event, featuring a surprise performance by Gavin DeGraw, raised
 $800,000 that will go towards adolescent treatment scholarships program
 funding at the Caron New York Recovery Center in Manhattan. The Caron
 Treatment Centers Scholarships are among the few scholarships available for
 addiction recovery for adolescents.
     Caron Treatment Centers
     Caron Treatment Centers is a leading provider of addiction treatment
 services in the fight against chemical dependency. Caron uses a
 comprehensive treatment approach incorporating spirituality, the family and
 current medical/psychological interventions to help those affected by
 addiction begin a life of recovery. Since its founding in 1957, Caron has
 pioneered the concept of residential codependency treatment, and currently
 offers expertise in treatment services for adults and adolescents. These
 services include: early intervention, medial evaluation and detoxification,
 primary and extended residential treatment, relapse treatment, outpatient
 treatment, family education and counseling.
     Caron has responded to the continued demand for addiction treatment
 services by offering facilities in Wernersville, Pennsylvania and Boca
 Raton, Florida. It also has regional offices in New York City and
 Philadelphia. For more information visit .

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