For the 11th year, The Promises Foundation presents its annual Polo in the Palisades charity polo match. The event benefits Miriam\u2019s House, a transitional recovery home for low-income women and their children. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2016 \u2013 On Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Promises Foundation will hold its annual Polo in the Palisades fundraiser at Will Rogers Historic State Park, with Promises Treatment Centers\u00ae as a proud polo team sponsor. In its 11th year, this event brings together friends and leaders in the entertainment, business, legal and recovery communities to support Miriam\u2019s House, a recovery home for low-income women and their children affected by substance abuse and behavioral health issues. This year, The Promises Foundation is proud to honor three well-deserving individuals for their dedication to helping those in need: \tShireen Janti-Reid, CADC II, a director at MusiCares, is being awarded the Promises Foundation Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Recovery for her 27 years of work helping those with addictions. Though she wears many hats at MusiCares, Ms. Janti-Reid\u2019s primary focus is helping women who have been battered and abused recover their inner strength and self-worth. \t Judge Bernard J. Kamins, Superior Court of California,is receiving the Bob Timmins Award for Outstanding Service for his work rehabilitating people with substance abuse issues who are facing incarceration. Judge Timmins was instrumental in the formation of the L.A. County Drug Court, which has helped hundreds of people. He is one of the founders of the West District Homeless Court and also presides over a prostitution diversion project. \tJerry McDonald, ACATA, Vice President Operations and Strategic Planning at Beacon House, is accepting the Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Field of Recovery for his 35 years of service in addiction treatment. Mr. McDonald began his career as a counselor and went on to design and implement chemical dependency services at South Bay Hospital in Redondo Beach, Daniel Freeman Hospital in Marina Del Rey and Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach. Staff, volunteers and friends of The Promises Foundation\u2019s Miriam\u2019s House are anticipating a large turnout and are thankful for the success of past Polo in the Palisades events. \u201cWe are grateful for the continued generosity of our partners, colleagues and friends whose support allows us to make positive, lasting change in the lives of women and children who would likely otherwise be without help \u2013 or hope,\u201d said Brenda Valiente, executive director of Miriam\u2019s House. "We look forward to this event every year," said event chair Patricia Meyers, executive director of client and alumni services at Promises Treatment Centers\u00ae and a Promises Foundation board member. "It\u2019s a fun way to celebrate the important work Miriam\u2019s House does every day while helping the foundation continue to improve the lives of women and children in need.\u201d Polo in the Palisades will be located at 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Pacific Palisades, California, 90272. Tickets\u00a0are\u00a0$250\u00a0per person, and table sponsorships start at $2,500. Donations are tax deductible. To purchase tickets, visit The Promises Foundation website or call (310) 390-3700. About The Promises Foundation A 15-bedroom converted convent located in\u00a0Culver 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\u00a0free of addiction and abusive relationships. About Promises Treatment Centers\u00ae Promises Treatment Centers\u00ae in Malibu, CA, West Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX are among the nation\u2019s premier addiction treatment centers. Led by some of the country\u2019s leading addiction specialists, Promises\u00ae 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\u00ae 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.\u00a0 Promises Treatment Centers\u00ae 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\u00ae 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.