NAMI Pennsylvania Hosts Fourth Annual Cherry Blossom Ball
Join us Friday, April 26th for a night to remember
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23, 2013
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fourth Annual
2013 Cherry Blossom Ball of The National Alliance on Mental Illness of
Pennsylvania (NAMI PA) will feature award winning author and internationally
acclaimed speaker, Dr. Kathy Seifert as the keynote. In a time of uncertainty
and misunderstanding, Dr. Seifert brings a message of hope.
In its celebration of hope, rebirth and recovery, NAMI PA's 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:
oMagellan Health Services – Represented by Sunil Sachdev M.D., Medical
oIndependence Blue Cross – Represented by Richard L. Snyder, M.D., Senior
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
oThe Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. – Represented by Tim Grumbacher, Chairman
For the 2nd year in a row, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett joins 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. For a full list
of the event's Honorary Committee, go to
WHAT: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
WHEN:Friday, April 26, 2013 @ 6 p.m.
WHERE:Loews Hotel of Philadelphia
For additional information about the Ball, please contact us at (717) 238-1514
or visit http://namipa.nami.org/Cherry_Blossom_Ball_2013.html.
SOURCE NAMI Pennsylvania
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