CVS Caremark to be honored as top corporate partner
CHICAGO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ --
What: Join Zoraida Sambolin, co-anchor of the weekday edition of NBC5
News Today and Easter Seals at the 2007 Easter Seals Metropolitan
Chicago Festival of Trees Holiday Gala. The Gala is an annual event
that benefits local Chicago programs and services for children and
adults with autism, including the new Therapeutic School and Center
for Autism Research currently being built on Chicago's west side
and expected to be completed in Fall 2008.
Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago Festival of Trees Holiday Gala
Saturday, December 1, 2007
Cocktails begin at 6 pm
Dinner at 7:30 pm
The Grand Ballroom at
The Renaissance Chicago Hotel
One West Wacker Drive
Why: Each year, Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago gathers hundreds of its
volunteers, families, donors and staff to celebrate the season and
recognize an outstanding company and individual who have made a
significant contribution over the last year.
-- CVS Caremark has supported Easter Seals as a national corporate
partner for more than a decade and in 2006 committed $500,000
to Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago's Therapeutic School and
Center for Autism Research. Additionally, through its
award-winning signature philanthropic program, "All Kids Can,"
CVS Caremark has contributed nearly $4 million to support
Easter Seals services nationwide to help children with
disabilities play, learn and succeed in life.
-- Mr. Nuccio D'Argento is a community leader through his family
business, Vince's Italian Restaurant as well as a disability
advocate because of his son who has autism.
Interview Opps: -- F. Tim Muri, President and CEO, Easter Seals
-- Maurice Snell, 2007 Easter Seals Adult Representative,
a young man living with autism -- with a college
degree and job
-- Jaime Smith, Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago's
client, recipient of four medals while participating
in the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in
About Easter Seals
For 85 years, Easter Seals has been providing services that help children and adults with disabilities gain greater independence. Our primary services -- medical rehabilitation, job training and employment, child care, adult day services, and camping and recreation -- benefit 1.3 million individuals with disabilities and their families each year through more than 550 centers nationwide, in Puerto Rico and Australia. See great things at http://www.easterseals.com.
|SOURCE Easter Seals|
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