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.
Power, Fame & Recovery Conference
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 email@example.com.
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.
Growing public awareness regarding the dangers of influenza has created a demand for flu shots. Every fall, millions of people across the nation get vaccinated because it’s still the best way to stay protected from the flu. MusiCares will offer discounted flu vaccinations for $18 and pneumonia vaccinations for $57 on Oct. 24 from 2–4 p.m. at The Recording Academy headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif. For more information, click here.