Care for Kids Fund


January 24, 1999|By Randi Kest

First, he treated his fans to an energetic and entertaining concert, and then Grammy-nominated singer Lou Rawls joined them at a dessert reception at Kraushaar Auditorium on the Goucher College campus.

The concert/reception raised $200,000 for the Sheppard Pratt Health System's Care for Kids Fund, a support program for children and adolescents with mental illnesses, and also commemorated the 30th anniversary of Sheppard Pratt's Forbush School, which offers educational and therapeutic programs for emotionally disturbed children.

Enjoying the company of Rawls and the sweet treats provided by Charles Levine Caterers as well, were W. Byron Forbush, chairman of the board of trustees for Sheppard Pratt Health System; Mrs. Edward H. Berge (the 1999 Care for Kids honoree); Skip and Margie Counselman of Riggs, Counselman, Michaels and Downs; Tim Hearn, vice chair of the Sheppard Pratt board of trustees; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kent, Thomas Blackwell and Roy Bartholomew.

Pub Date: 01/24/99

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