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Center on Addiction Celebrates Annual Gala Hosted by Sutton Foster, Two-Time Tony Award-Winning Actress, Star of TV Land’s ‘Younger’

November 18, 2019
Center on Addiction (PRNewsfoto/Center on Addiction)
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NEW YORK – November 18, 2019 – Center on Addiction, a nonprofit committed to transforming the way our nation addresses addiction, will celebrate its annual gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City on Tuesday, November 19. Serving as the evening’s Master of Ceremonies is Sutton Foster, two-time Tony Award-winning actress, star of TV Land’s “Younger” and of the upcoming Broadway production of “The Music Man.”

Center on Addiction, which recently merged with Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, will honor CVS Health and Viacom with distinguished awards for their work in support of the nonprofit’s work to empower families, advance effective care, shape public policy and change culture. Also at this year’s gala, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Terry DeMio of the Cincinnati Enquirer will receive a special tribute award. She is committed to telling powerful stories about the country’s addiction epidemic, with a focus on heroin and opioid addiction.

WHAT:

Center on Addiction Gala

WHO:

Master of Ceremonies: Sutton Foster, two-time Tony Award-winning actress, star of TV Land's "Younger" and of the upcoming Broadway production of "The Music Man"


Distinguished Honoree: CVS Health, accepted by Larry J. Merlo, President & CEO


Distinguished Honoree: Viacom, accepted by Bob Bakish, President & CEO


Special Tribute: Terry DeMio, Pulitzer Prize winner, Heroin Epidemic Reporter, the Cincinnati Enquirer

WHEN:

Tuesday, November 19, 2019


Reception from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (Photos and interviews during reception only)

WHERE:

The Ziegfeld Ballroom


141 West 54th Street


New York, NY 10019

Interviews are available. For inquiries, contact Catherine Ross Saavedra at cross@centeronaddiction.org or Josie Feliz at josie_feliz@drugfree.org, 212-973-3505.

About Center on Addiction
Center on Addiction merged with Partnership for Drug-Free Kids in January 2019 and is the nation’s leading science-based nonprofit dedicated to transforming how the nation addresses addiction. We empower families to support loved ones, advance effective addiction care and shape public policies that prevent and treat addiction as a public health issue. Center on Addiction is the only national organization committed to supporting families as they address every aspect of substance use and addiction, from prevention to recovery. For more information, visit centeronaddiction.org.

CONTACT:
Catherine Ross Saavedra
cross@centeronaddiction.org
Josie Feliz, 212-973-3505
josie_feliz@drugfree.org

/PRNewswire -- Nov. 18, 2019/

SOURCE Center on Addiction