Event coverage report below posted October 21, 2013 - Moving Families Forward Gala honoring film actor and family advocate Colin Farrell
~~ Lois Braverman, LCSW , President and CEO of the Ackerman Institute for the Family.
Photo above left of Lois Braverman, President and CEO of the Ackerman Institute for the Family. Photo right pictured top L-R Colin Farrell, Natalie Morales, Jeannie Ackerman Curhan and Christopher J. Spano. Photos courtesy of Ackerman.org and James Grant PR.
On Monday, October 21, 2013, entrepreneurs, celebrities, personalities, philanthropists and business leaders are gathering for the seventh annual Moving Families Forward Gala benefitting The Ackerman Institute for the Family.
Natalie Morales, News Anchor of NBC News’ TODAY & Co-Host of the third hour, is hosting for the third consecutive year.
Photo below left of Moving Families Forward gala information scanned from Ackerman.org Web site.
♦ Colin Farrell, Actor & Family Advocate - Ackerman Moving Families Forward Award
♦ Jeannie Ackerman Curhan, Ackerman Board Member - Ackerman Distinguished Service Award
♦ Christopher J. Spano, President, CJS Builders - Ackerman Corporate Partner Award
The Waldorf Astoria is recognized as a “Historic Hotel of America” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is also the first hotel to offer room service.
Photos above left, exterior Waldorf Astoria and below right crystal chandelier adorns the dining ballroom by Gloria Buono-Daly.
They are members of the Board of Directors of the Ackerman Institute for the Family, and staunch supporters of its work on behalf of the well-being of children and families of our communities.
The entertainment for the Gala will be John Pizzarelli Quartet with Bucky Pizzarelli.
The host of the auction will be C. Hugh Hildesley, Executive Vice President, Sotheby’s.
Photo below left of Ackerman's new downtown location, 936 Broadway, New York, NY taken from Ackerman News Blogspot.
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Stay tuned for the exciting “See What You Missed” video of the event which will include special interviews from the President of Ackerman Family Institute as well as honorees and host.
- Photos have been posted onto Facebook in the Moving Families Forward Gala benefitting the Ackerman Institute for the Family photo album
- Ackerman Institute News Blog
- Ackerman Institute on Wikipedia
- Ackerman Web site
- James Grant Public Relations
The Ackerman Institute for the Family is a training institute for family and couple therapy. The Institute was founded in 1960, in New York City, by Nathan Ackerman, who became its first president and from whom the Institute derives its name. It is located at 936 Broadway, New York City.
Ackerman Institute's mission is to provide:
• Couple and family therapy services through its on-site Clinic (licensed by the State of New York Office of Mental Health).
• Training programs for mental health and other professionals on-site, in community settings and internationally.
• Research initiatives that focus on the development of new treatment models and training techniques.