April 15, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Denver – On the evening of April 14, Arapahoe House attracted 75 community members to help launch a brand new event, the Inaugural Arapahoe House Luncheon, with a kickoff party at the home of Sharon Magness Blake and Ernie Blake. The luncheon, slated for September 24, 2010 in downtown Denver, will feature Dr. Drew as the keynote speaker.
Drew Pinsky, M.D., better known as Dr. Drew, is a radio and television personality, board-certified internist and addiction medicine specialist. He is the host of the nationally syndicated radio talk show, Loveline, which he has hosted since 1984. On television, he produces and hosts the VH1 show Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew. In 2009, a spinoff of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew premiered named Sober House.
The Inaugural Arapahoe House Luncheon will be held at The Seawell Grand Ballroom at The Denver Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, September 24, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will be emceed by CBS4’s Ed Green.
“We’re asking the community to get out their checkbooks and give to a great cause with the purchase of a sponsorship, table or tickets,” said Judy McNeil, luncheon chairman, during the kickoff party. “Coloradoans can come and enjoy an exciting keynote address from Dr. Drew and feel good about spending their lunch hour with a terrific nonprofit organization.”
Arapahoe House is now offering: luncheon patron sponsorships – $1,500, tables for ten – $750, and individual tickets – $75. Tables and tickets can be purchased online at www.ArapahoeHouse.org/Events or by contacting the development department at [email protected] or 303.412.3643.
September is also National Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month.