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

February 13, 2014

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


Mackenzie Phillips   •   Alonzo Bodden   •   Joanna Cassidy



Previous Recipients:
Duran Duran’s John Taylor
Buzz Aldrin
Lou Gossett Jr.
Christopher Kennedy Lawford

 Previous Participants:
Joanna Cassidy
Tony Denison
Robert Downey Jr.
Bobcat Goldthwait
Danny Trejo
Jack McGee
Ione Skye

Tickets: $75*
(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.