MusiCares, Smile Programs… The Mobile Dentists and the Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation Healthcare Initiative are partnering to provide a dental clinic featuring dental screenings, teeth cleaning and X-rays to uninsured music professionals in need. These treatments 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 at least five years of work in the music industry. 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). To schedule a dental appointment, contact MusiCares at 877.626.2748.
Lafayette Dental Clinic
MusiCares, in partnership with Foundations Recovery Network, is proud to announce Power, Fame & Recovery: Addiction, Health And Wellness In The Public Eye, a conference taking place Sept. 26–29 at the Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. The conference will explore the dynamics of addiction and recovery among public figures, including elected officials, artists, musicians, and high-ranking executives, and will provide insight into enhancing the quality of care, professional responsibility and integrity in serving this unique population. Visit www.foundationsevents.com for more information.
The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares, together with the National Institutes of Health, have announced the second annual Teen Substance Abuse Awareness Through Music contest. Entries must be submitted to MusiCares, Attn. Erica Krusen, 3030 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, Calif., 90404, and postmarked no later than Oct. 10.
On Oct. 17 MusiCares, in conjunction with Faith Family Medical Clinic, will be offering flu shots ($20), vitamin B-12 injections ($20), tetanus and diphtheria boosters ($40), and pneumonia vaccinations ($45) to music professionals and their friends and families from 2–5 p.m. at The Recording Academy Nashville Chapter office. Please note that any vaccine other than the flu will need to be requested ahead of time in order to ensure available quantities. Payment by cash or check payable to Faith Family Medical Clinic will be accepted. To RSVP, please call MusiCares at 877.626.2748, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Oct. 24 MusiCares will sponsor a free dental clinic for Philadelphia-area music professionals from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Services provided will include a dental exam, teeth cleaning and X-rays, and will be provided to pre-screened, pre-registered attendees. The clinic will take place at The Recording Academy Philadelphia Chapter office. For more information and to register, call toll-free at 877.303.6962.