For the 10th year, The Promises Foundation will present its annual Polo in the Palisades charity polo match benefitting Miriam’s House, a transitional recovery home for low-income women and their children. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) Sept. 15, 2015 – On Sept. 26, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Promises Treatment Centers® and The Promises Foundation will present the 10th annual Polo in the Palisades fundraiser at Will Rogers Historic State Park. The event will benefit Miriam’s House, a transitional recovery home for low-income women and their children. This year, The Promises Foundation will honor the exceptional work of three heroes in the field of recovery:
- John Southworth, executive director at Southworth Associates, is being awarded The Promises Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award for more than three decades of outstanding service in the field of chemical dependency treatment. He is the program director for recovery programs benefiting the Idaho state board of medicine, dentistry and pharmacy and the Idaho state bar association. He consults for several treatment centers, facilitates interventions worldwide, and provides post-treatment case management services.
- Carey Caruso, a criminal lawyer,is receiving the Bob Timmins Award for Outstanding Service, for his involvement with various service associations and charitable causes. Mr. Caruso sits on the evaluation committee of the Lawyer’s Assistance Program, which provides help to attorneys with mental health and substance abuse challenges, and he works tirelessly to support the community, whether it’s by co-chairing a Christmas basket food drive or working pro bono for those who cannot afford his help.
- Timothy Pylko, MD, a partner at San Marino Psychiatric Associates, is accepting The Promises Foundation Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Recovery. An assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and bio behavioral science at the UCLA School of Medicine and an adjunct clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the USC School of Medicine, Dr. Pylko has been awarded “Super Doctor” status by Los Angeles Magazine and recognized as a “Top Doc” by Pasadena Magazine for many years.
“We are honored that for the 10th year, our friends and leaders in the philanthropic, entertainment, business and recovery communities are joining us in support of such an important cause,” said Keith Arnold, senior vice president of clinical outreach, marketing and strategic development for Promises Behavioral Health, owner of Promises Treatment Centers®. “Miriam’s House is a true lifesaver, offering hope, opportunity and a way forward for women and their children in desperate need of help.” “This event is very close to our hearts,” added event chair Patricia Meyers, the executive director of client and alumni services at Promises Treatment Centers® and a Promises Foundation board member. “We marvel every day at the miracles that happen at Miriam’s House, and we are so grateful to all of our supporters who help make those miracles possible.” The event will be held at 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Pacific Palisades, California, 90272. Tickets are $250 per person, and table sponsorships start at $2,500. To purchase tickets, visit The Promises Foundation website or call (310) 390-3700.
About The Promises Foundation
A 15-bedroom converted convent located in Culver City, California, Miriam’s House offers refuge, food, clothing and extensive counseling aimed at helping under-served women develop emotional tools and practical skills for embarking on happy, meaningful lives free of addiction and abusive relationships.
About Promises Treatment Centers®
Promises Treatment Centers® in Malibu, CA, West Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, Texas are among the nation’s premier addiction treatment centers. Led by some of the country’s leading addiction specialists, Promises® has built an international reputation for innovative addiction treatment and exceptional service. Whether an individual requires detox, residential drug rehab, outpatient treatment, extended care or a sober living environment, Promises® has been a drug rehabilitation center of choice for more than 25 years. For more information, visit www.promises.com or call (866) 285-9441. Promises Treatment Centers® is a member of Promises Behavioral Health, an owner of a series of behavioral health programs located throughout the United States. The Promises Behavioral Health® family of programs offers comprehensive, innovative treatment for substance abuse, sexual addiction, trauma, eating disorders, and other mental health disorders. Through its programs, the company is committed to delivering clinically sophisticated treatment that promotes permanent lifestyle change, not only for the patient but for the entire family network. For more information, visit elementsbehavioralhealth.com.