LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Promises Foundation will host the 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades fundraiser at Will Rogers State Historic Park in Pacific Palisades, California, on September 28th between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Master of Ceremonies KTLA's Wendy Burch will emcee the festivities, which will feature actor Matthew Perry among other award recipients, a special luncheon, three polo matches and a live auction. Enjoy a beautiful day of fun, food and fellowship as we bring a little South Hampton to the Palisades.
"This year the Wells Fargo Team and Promises Treatment Centers Team will be battling for the winning title, joined by our returning champions, The Indianapolis Colts Team," said Bryan Moeller, Chairman of the Board of the Promises Foundation. This is a child-friendly, family event that will have pony rides, face painting, games and crafts for our younger friends.
"We are overjoyed to once again bring together our friends and leaders in the entertainment, business, philanthropic and recovery communities to support the Promises Foundation's mission to significantly impact the lives of women and children," said Bryan Moeller. "We are thankful for the continued generosity from our sponsors and patrons. Wells Fargo has once again stepped up to be our title sponsor."
The Promises Foundation, a 501c3 public charity that supports Miriam's House, will honor four outstanding individuals including Matthew Perry (actor of the mega-hit show "Friends" and substance abuse activist), Anne Douglas (Founder of the Anne Douglas Center for Women) Michael Nasatir (criminal lawyer to America's top celebrities, musicians and political figures) and Peggy Albrecht (Executive Director of Friendly House). Miriam's House, owned and operated by the foundation is a transitional living home that provides a one-year program of recovery services, parenting education, career guidance, scholarships and a pathway to permanent housing. Our honorees exemplify the spirit of our organization as they have each made a profound difference in the lives of our city's women and children, one family at a time.
"The Polo in the Palisades event is one of our most highly anticipated fundraisers of the year," said Patricia Meyers, the event Chair, a Promises Foundation board member, and the Clinical Admissions Director at Promises. "We look forward to coming together with the recovery community to support Miriam's House and the incredible women and children it serves."
"Promises has supported Miriam's House since its inception," said David Sack, MD, CEO of Promises Treatment Centers. "An important part of our mission is to be of service to the local community, and Miriam's House is one of the most meaningful ways we give back."
MAJOR SPONSORS: Wells Fargo, Jim Irsay -owner and CEO of the Indianapolis Colts, Promises Treatment Centers, Lisa and Richard Rogg, RNC Genter Capital Partners.
WHO: Matthew Perry, Anne Douglas, Michael Nasatir, Peggy Albrecht, celebrities and event sponsors.
WHAT: 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades benefiting the Promises Foundations and Miriam's House. Individual tickets and table sponsorships to "Polo in the Palisades" cost $250.00 per person and up and are available via www.promisesfoundation.org THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT. NO TICKETS AT THE DOOR- PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
WHEN: Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Will Rogers State Park, 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Thomas Feldman-Event Coordinator, 310.636.0165 or email [email protected]
SOURCE The Promises Foundation