Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals President and CEO Mark Trudeau, Former MLB Player Jamie Moyer and Spouse Karen, To Be Honored at CADCA’s Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner on Oct. 7th

WHAT:  Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) celebrates its 17th annual Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner. The event will bring together business, Federal, congressional and community leaders from across the country who support CADCA’s effective prevention mission. Mark Trudeau, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, will receive the Humanitarian of the Year Award for his support of CADCA and the company’s commitment to a comprehensive response to our nation’s opioid crisis. Former Major League Baseball player Jamie Moyer joins his spouse Karen as CADCA Champions for Drug-Free Kids for their Moyer Foundation work to support children impacted by addiction. The Honorable William Lacy Clay, Jr. (D-Mo.), will provide remarks. CADCA Chairman and CEO Gen. Arthur T. Dean will share insights on the CADCA mission. Youth leaders trained by CADCA’s National Youth Leadership Initiative, Lauren Foisy and DeJohn Taylor, will speak about youth empowerment. The Honorable Mary Bono, Chair of the 2015 Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner and Senior Vice President of FaegreBD Consulting will open and close the event. Leon Harris, ABC7/WJLA anchor, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. 

WHO:  Mark Trudeau, President and CEO of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

           Karen and Jamie Moyer, Co-Founders and Vice-Presidents, The Moyer Foundation

           The Honorable William Lacy Clay, Jr. (D-Missouri)

           The Honorable Mary Bono, Senior Vice President, FaegreBD Consulting

           Leon Harris, ABC7/WJLA anchorman

           Youth speakers, Lauren Foisy, Council Rock Coalition for Healthy Youth, Bucks County, Pa., and

           DeJohn Taylor, SAFE Coalition, North Chesterfield, Va.,

           The Morgan State University Choir, musical entertainment

                               

WHEN:   Wednesday, Oct. 7th, 6 -9 p.m.

 

WHERE:   Mandarin Oriental

                1330 Maryland Ave, SW

                Washington, DC 20024

About CADCA

The mission of CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) is to strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally.  This is accomplished by providing technical assistance and training, public policy advocacy, media strategies and marketing programs, training and special events.