Thank You to Everyone Who Attended
The 5th Annual
Experience, Strength and Hope Award Show
Celebrity hairdresser and best-selling author Carrie White was the honored guest and award recipient. The W.I.T. Award is given in recognition of an individual’s honest memoir including their journey though addiction to recovery and their dedication and enthusiasm for carrying the message of recovery to a society awash in addiction.
Full catered buffet and 90-minute networking/social soiree: 6:30-8:00 pm
Awards and performances: 8:00-9:30 pm
Complimentary copy of UPPER CUT by Carrie White
Honoring Carrie White,
author of UPPER CUT
Hosted by Ed Begley, Jr.
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Catered Reception: 6:30-8:00 PM
Show: 8:00-9:30 PM
SPECIAL GUESTS & PERFORMANCES
Mackenzie Phillips • Alonzo Bodden • Joanna Cassidy
Duran Duran’s John Taylor
Lou Gossett Jr.
Christopher Kennedy Lawford
Robert Downey Jr.
(Ticket price INCLUDES hardback copy of Upper Cut)
*Proceeds benefit Writers in Treatment &
REEL Recovery Film Festival 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization
The charity event is a celebration of the benefits of clean and sober living and the importance of humor in the recovery process. All proceeds benefit Writers In Treatment’s Jewelle Sturm Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Watch the John Talyor interview from the red carpet.
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