MusiCares, in collaboration with Smiles … the mobile dentists, will sponsor a free dental clinic for music professionals in the Detroit area. Eligible music professionals will receive a complete dental exam, bitewing X-rays and dental cleaning free of charge. All appointments must be scheduled in advance. The clinic will be held during the Detroit Jazz Festival. To qualify, participants must document at least five years of professional experience in the music industry. For more information and to apply for an appointment, call MusiCares at 877.303.6962.
Free Dental Clinic In Detroit
MusiCares is proud to be a supporter of the 25th annual Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders in Hyannis, Mass., Sept. 6–9. MusiCares will be exhibiting at the conference, which is one of the largest and longest running annual meetings of addiction professionals in the country. For more information, visit www.ccsad.com.
Not sure how to get health insurance? Wonder what your options are if you're uninsured? Confused about how health care reform affects you? Then you should plan to attend Every Artist Insured: Understanding Health Care & Health Care Reform. This workshop will focus on health care and health insurance options in Arizona, as well as understanding how the new health care reform law affects you now and in the future. Topics will include finding health insurance options, getting health care when you're uninsured, government-subsidized programs, and understanding health care reform. The event's presenter will be Dan Kitowski, MSW, director of health services, Western region for the Actors Fund. For more information, call 602.254.8838. Click here to RSVP.
The inaugural Bill Brown Memorial Golf Tournament is Sept. 21 at the Raven Golf Club. Five lucky raffle ticket holders will have the chance to shoot for the Million Dollar Hole-in-One! Three other hole-in -one opportunities include the chance to win a Harley Davidson, electronics or golf equipment and air travel. To register your team of four, call Barbara Brown at 602.684.1136. Partial proceeds will benefit MusiCares.
In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, MusiCares is proud to offer free mammograms and clinical breast exams in Los Angeles to women in the music industry who are in need of these services. If you are 40 or older, uninsured or underinsured, and have not had a mammogram in more than one year, this opportunity is for you. This service will be provided free of charge to pre-screened pre-approved applicants on a first-come first-served basis. Those wishing to take advantage of this service must be able to provide documentation of their work in the music industry for at least five years. If professional music industry experience is less than five years, eligibility can also be determined through credited contribution to at least six commercially released recordings or videos (singles). For more information, please call MusiCares at 800.687.4227.