May 9, 2012
WHAT: Third Annual MeckCARES System of Care (SOC) Awards
WHEN: Thursday, May 10, 2012
6 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Charlotte Marriott SouthPark, 2200 Rexford Road, Charlotte
WHO: All community stakeholders, partners, supporters, nominees, award winners, professionals, and families who have ever worked with MeckCARES
WHY: The awards this year will recognize 15 people or organizations who
have consistently supported children, youth and families in making positive life changes. The System of Care involves mental health providers, the court system, law enforcement, social services, child-serving agencies, and the school system to ensure that all children and youth have the possibility to be successful in their lives. Emcees for this year’s event are Chirl Girl from V101.9 and Fly Ty from 92.7.
MeckCARES is a Mecklenburg County initiative that works collaboratively with agencies, schools, organizations and businesses to improve the lives of youth with mental health issues and their families. For more information, call MeckCARES at 704-432-4592, or visit: meckcares.charmeck.org.
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Media contact: Andy Fair at 704-995-6156 or Andrew.Fair@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov