HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fourth Annual 2013 Cherry Blossom Ball of The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Pennsylvania (NAMI PA) will feature award winning author and internationally acclaimed speaker, Dr. Kathy Seifert as the keynote. In a time of uncertainty and misunderstanding, Dr. Seifert brings a message of hope.
In its celebration of hope, rebirth and recovery, NAMI PA's Cherry Blossom Ball is a culmination of efforts from leading Pennsylvania businesses, government officials, behavioral health executives and professionals, as well as outstanding private citizens. This year's Business Committee features inspiring business leaders from local and national organizations, including:
- Magellan Health Services – Represented by Sunil Sachdev M.D., Medical Director
- Independence Blue Cross – Represented by Richard L. Snyder, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
- The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. – Represented by Tim Grumbacher, Chairman Emeritus
For the 2nd year in a row, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett joins Dr. Mia Marcovici, Norristown State Hospital Medical Director, as co-chairs of this year's Honorary Committee. Other committee members include Senators Pat Toomey and Robert P. Casey, Jr. These prominent Pennsylvania leaders have a history of supporting families and consumers who have mental illness. For a full list of the event's Honorary Committee, go to http://namipa.nami.org/Honorary_Committee_2013.html
WHAT: The event, open to the public, will include a one-of-a-kind celebration with a Dinner Dance showcasing the award-winning Philadelphia band Big Ric Rising, as well as a premiere Silent Auction, featuring one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia, jewelry, golf outings, exclusive vacation opportunities among other gifts.
WHEN: Friday, April 26, 2013 @ 6 p.m.
WHERE: Loews Hotel of Philadelphia
For additional information about the Ball, please contact us at (717) 238-1514 or visit http://namipa.nami.org/Cherry_Blossom_Ball_2013.html.
SOURCE NAMI Pennsylvania