NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 17, the City of Los Angeles recognized local dentist, Alan R. Stein with a plaque for hosting the 'Reasons to Smile' benefit at the grand opening of his new office. The Northridge Hospital Foundation received $10,195.00 as a result of the event.
The charity event, 'Reasons to Smile,' was an expose of dental and medical awareness, constructed to raise funds for the Northridge Hospital Medical Center. Supporters of the event included Sirona Dental Systems, the Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Color Images Print and Copy, Aetna Insurance, www.TheDentalInsider.com, Edible Arrangements, Discus Dental, DaVinci Laboratory, Patterson Dental and Nobel Biocare.
Guests at the event showed their support by engaging in the raffle and silent auction. Notable donors included Patterson Dental, Don Kobashigowa D.D.S. of Toluca Lake Dentistry and The Aetna Foundation which donated $5,000.00.
"Alan's commitment to the community is simply remarkable. Supporting such a great cause was the least we could do," says Jeff Whiteman, owner, Color Images Copy and Print.
"The Northridge Hospital Foundation does so much for the hospital and the community; it was our honor hosting such an event on their behalf," states Dr. Stein. "It was wonderful watching everyone pull together to make 'Reasons to Smile' a success, for companies such as Aetna Insurance and Patterson Dental to donate so significantly is truly commendable."
When asked why Aetna chose to donate to 'Reasons to Smile,' Diana Meyer, Aetna's Market Vice President, National Accounts stated, "We look for opportunities to collaborate with our local providers and support community based programs such as the Northridge Foundation."
Alan Stein, D.D.S. brings over 30 years of experience to the community. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he received his
|SOURCE Alan Stein, D.D.S.|
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved