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Integrity House Announces “Past, Present and Future” Gala Date

“Sapphire Swing” is This Year’s 45th Anniversary Theme for November 23 Event to Boost Awareness and Raise Needed Funds

 

NEWARK, N.J.  (November 13, 2013) – Integrity House, a nationally recognized non-profit substance abuse rehabilitation center with locations in Newark and Secaucus, will host its annual Past, Present & Future Gala Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the Hilton Short Hills.  The Past, Present and Future Gala is known as a “must attend” event on the Fall social calendar and an important annual source of funding for Integrity House’s programming for women.

 

This black tie event will include a reception, silent auction, and an evening of dancing to the big band sounds of Alan Quinn and his Orchestra.  Community leaders, political figures and charitable patrons will join together in support of the gala, which is themed this year as “The Sapphire Swing” to honor Integrity House’s 45th year of service.

 

Through its annual Gala, Integrity House recognizes New Jersey leaders who have truly made a difference in the community and in the lives of those who suffer from addiction.  This year’s honoree is Matthew J. Chanin, C.F.A., retired senior managing director and Prudential investment manager.  Hudson County Executive, The Honorable Thomas A. DeGise will be honored with the Community Partnership Award, and Alexandra C. Pelosi, Documentary Filmmaker, will be recognized for the Excellence in Advocacy Award.

 

“The annual Past, Present and Future Gala allows Integrity House to expand and improve its programs and continue to provide the most effective and genuine treatment for individuals suffering from the disease of substance abuse,” said Robert Budsock, CEO and President of Integrity House.  “We express our sincere gratitude for the coordination and hard work from our Past, Present and Future Gala Committee and the many generous donors who have supported Integrity House over the years.”

 

The Initiative for Women & Children at Integrity House addresses the unique needs of women through family stabilization, substance abuse treatment and intensive care management.  Integrity House strives to meet the growing need for comprehensive treatment of mothers with their children, with the ultimate goal of family reunification with a capable, safe, and healthy mother.

 

Individual tickets for the gala are available for $500, $400 and $325 per person.  Additional opportunities are available for leadership gifts, sponsorship tables, journal ads, and silent auction donations.  For more information about Integrity House or to purchase tickets, please contact Susan Lyons at (973) 623-7246 or Vivian Ahrens at (908) 766-7363.

 

About Integrity House:

Integrity House is celebrating more than 40 years of providing substance abuse treatment and support services for over 2,000 adult and adolescent addicts annually.  The groundbreaking work of Integrity House is recognized as both a national and international prototype for recovery.  This non-profit treatment program is based in Newark and Secaucus, N.J.  For more information, visit www.integrityhouse.org or call 973 623.7246.

 

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