Event spearheaded by impressive Pennsylvania political and business leaders
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Pennsylvania (NAMI PA) is pleased to unveil plans for the third annual Cherry Blossom Ball to take place Friday, May 18th at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. 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.
The 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 Enterprise Behavioral Health Solutions – Represented by Sunil Sachdev M.D.
- Independence Blue Cross – Represented by Dario La Rocca, Behavioral Health Medical Director.
- Bon-Ton – Represented by Tim Grumbacher, President Emeritus and Board President
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will join 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.
In addition, NAMI PA is proud to feature celebrity Chef Michael Schulson's exclusive Cherry Blossom Martini, the event's signature cocktail for the second year in a row.
For more information, including tickets and sponsorship forms, please contact us at (717) 238-1514.
ABOUT NAMI PA
NAMI Pennsylvania is a grassroots self-help, support, education and advocacy organization, with more than 60 affiliate chapters across the state, with more than 9,000 members, including consumers, their families, advocates, and mental health professionals.
SOURCE NAMI Pennsylvania