(WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
-- Gratitude House will hold its 23rd annual fashion
show luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009 at 11:00 am.
The event will be held at the Marriott Hotel in
West Palm Beach, and will include a silent auction.
Chairmen for the event are Janice Rivella and Libbie
Delosh, and the fashion show, produced by Rose
Meyerowich, will feature fashions from various local
retailers. Tickets are $60, and can be purchased in
advance or at the door. For tickets and information
call Jonetha Curtis at 561-833-6826 ext. 228, or
1700 North Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach,
Gratitude House provides treatment for women with
drug and alcohol dependency issues, as well as
parenting classes and life skills that make it
possible to live independent, substance-free sober
lives. The women are provided with the tools to
deal successfully with their addictions and choose a
better way of life. They are given an opportunity to
look at what circumstances in their past may have
brought them to the point of chemical dependency.
one of the only facilities in the country that
treats pregnant women and women with infants. The “
Mothers & Infants in Treatment Together (MITT)
program is specifically designed so that newborns
and infants can live in residence with their mothers
as they receive chemical dependency treatment.
Unlike traditional models that ask women to choose
between drug treatment and continuing to parent
their infants, MITT allows infants to receive
therapeutic services concurrent to their mother’s
The mission is to offer rehabilitation and support
services with dignity and respect to the chemically
dependent female in a nurturing, safe and caring
environment. It provides top quality,
individualized programs to women in need of help
without regard for race, religion, political
preference or their personal financial capacity, in
a loving, wholesome atmosphere. Its primary purpose
is to return such women to society as
self-sufficient, productive citizens.