Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center's annual benefit "Celebrating Stories of Recovery" honors U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (Evanston) for her commitment and support for comprehensive, high quality mental healthcare for everyone onFriday, June 20 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Additional honorees include First Bank & Trust Managing Director Jay Lytle (Evanston), Turning Point Therapist Julie Rooney and Shure, Inc. Senior Software Manager and Electrical Engineer Paul Rooney (Chicago). "Celebrating Stories of Recovery" Benefit is at Westmoreland Country Club, 2601 Old Glenview Road in Wilmette. Tickets are $125, or $100 if purchased by May 16th. For reservations and more information visit www.tpoint.org or call 847-933-0051 X442.
"This year's benefit highlights the themes of recovery and resilience, something our clients see in small and significant ways every day on their road to recovery," said Turning Point CEO Ann Fisher Raney. "Every day, someone you love or someone you work with or someone you know struggles with a mental illness and we want to honor both those working to improve their own lives as well as those advocating for quality mental health care access for all."
The Benefit begins with an hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer reception and silent auction from 6 to 7:30 p.m. followed by the presentation to honor Schakowsky, Lytle and Julie and Paul Rooney. In addition to the presentations, "Celebrating Stories of Recovery" Benefit features a unique video booth, "One-Minute Tips for Mental Health", where attendees can offer their personal ideas of how to stay happy, healthy and resilient. The Benefit also features a lively musical performance by the Julian Chin Trio.
Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center's "Celebrating Stories of Recovery" Benefit is on Friday, June 20 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Westmoreland Country Club, 2601 Old Glenview Road in Wilmette. Tickets are $125, or $100 if purchased by May 16th. For reservations and more information visit www.tpoint.org or call 847-933-0051 X442.
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TURNING POINT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE CENTER, established in 1969, is an outpatient mental health center that provides expert, affordable mental health care to the Chicagoland area. Turning Point's innovative program, "The Living Room" is a comfortable, cost effective alternative to hospital emergency rooms for adults experiencing psychiatric emergencies. For more information visit www.tpoint.org.
Chief Executive Officer
Ann Fisher Raney, LCSW, BCD
Chief Operating Officer
Kirk Erickson, Psy.D
Chief Financial Officer
Marsha Hahn, MA, LCSW
Board of Directors
Margaret T. Kray (President)
Kathleen Occhipinti, Ph.D. (Vice President)
Neal Takiff (Secretary)
Scott Kaplan (Treasurer)
Michael J. Bland, Psy.D, D. Min., LCPC