For the 12th 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 29, 2017 \u2014 The Promises Foundation is privileged to honor the work of Michelle Heymann, Options for Recovery and Ed Storti on Sept. 9 at the 12th annual Polo in the Palisades event at Will Rogers State Historic Park in Pacific Palisades, California. The annual fundraiser benefits the work of Miriam\u2019s House, a transitional living home that provides a one-year program of recovery services, parenting and educational opportunities for low-income mothers and their children affected by substance abuse and behavioral health issues. Polo in the Palisades, which will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., brings together friends and leaders in the entertainment, business, legal and recovery communities to support Miriam\u2019s House in the reunification of mothers and their children. Peter James Meyers, communication consultant and CEO\u00a0of the Stand & Deliver Group, will emcee the event. This year\u2019s honorees are being recognized for their devotion to helping people in need: \tMichelle Heymann, MA, CADC II, has participated in multiple service positions locally, nationally and internationally and has worked with adolescents and adults over the past 17 years. Heymann says the most rewarding part of her work is \u201cwatching\u00a0the change in people develop. It ignites passion, inspiring others to do the same.\u201d \tOptions for Recovery provides comprehensive substance abuse services, parent education and case management for women with children. Its mission is to empower mothers to implement the change necessary to achieve and maintain a drug-free lifestyle. \tEd Storti, CADC II, is an author, lecturer and international intervention specialist known for the Storti Model of Intervention. Since 1976, Storti has led more than 3,500 interventions. He has authored Crisis Intervention: Acting Against Addiction and Heart to Heart: The Honorable Approach to Motivational Intervention. In addition, Storti is a contributing author of Addiction Recovery Tools. \u201cIt\u2019s my calling and a privilege \u2014 a privilege knowing that maybe I can provide some words that can alleviate someone\u2019s pain,\u201d Storti said. \u201cI\u2019m humbled to be honored by the Promises Foundation. It\u2019s my peers saying \u2018you did good.\u2019\u201d \u201cWe thank our sponsors for their continued generosity in support of Miriam\u2019s House, which transforms the lives of mothers in recovery by helping them gain job skills and training, further their education and secure independent housing,\u201d said Chris Karkenny, chief executive officer of Promises Behavioral Health. \u201cPutting mothers on the path to success keeps families together and we\u2019re incredibly proud that the Promises Foundation can play a part in this important work.\u201d \u201cWe are grateful for the opportunity to bring our community together to celebrate the outstanding work of this year\u2019s honorees,\u201d said Patricia Meyers, executive director of alumni and client services for Promises Treatment Centers, and event chairwoman and Promises Foundation board member. \u201cThe love and support our sponsors have shown for the women and children of Miriam\u2019s House brings tears to my eyes as we work together to break the cycle of addiction and bring children back into the arms of their loving, recovering mothers.\u201d Polo in the Palisades will be at 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Pacific Palisades, California, 90272. Tickets\u00a0are\u00a0$250\u00a0per person, with table sponsorships starting at $2,500. Donations are tax deductible. With the generous support of attendees, The Promises Foundation can make a difference in the lives of 15 families. To purchase tickets, visit The Promises Foundation website or call (310) 390-3700. About The Promises Foundation A 15-bedroom converted convent in\u00a0Culver City, California, Miriam's House offers refuge, food, clothing and extensive counseling aimed at helping underserved 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 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 drug or alcohol detox, residential drug rehab, outpatient treatment, eating disorder treatment or primary mental health care, Promises has been a treatment 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 nationwide platform of behavioral health programs with over 750 licensed beds throughout nine states. The Promises Behavioral Health\u00ae family of programs offers comprehensive, innovative treatment for substance abuse, depression and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, trauma, sexual addiction, and other mental health disorders. Through its programs, the company is committed to delivering evidence-based, clinically sophisticated treatment that promotes permanent lifestyle change, not only for the patient but for the entire family network. For more information, visit www.elementsbehavioralhealth.com.