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
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 http://www.caron.org .
SOURCE Caron Treatment Centers