Beit T’Shuvah Announces 2nd Annual “Knock Out Addiction” Celebrity Boxing Fundraiser

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For Immediate Release: On September 15th, Beit T’Shuvah, Los Angeles’s renowned non-profit residential treatment facility, will host their 2nd annual fundraiser “Knock Out Addiction” at the Petersen Automotive Museum. Doors open at 6:00 pm for an unforgettable night.

On September 15th, Beit T’Shuvah, Los Angeles’s renowned non-profit residential treatment facility, will host their 2nd annual fundraiser “Knock Out Addiction” at the Petersen Automotive Museum. Doors open at 6:00 pm for an unforgettable night.

A star-studded event, several celebrities have enthusiastically stood up for the cause; Jack Osbourne, Karina Smirnoff, Robert Shapiro, Frank Stallone, Victor Alfieri, Lisa Vidal, Eddie Kahil, and Ashley Hamilton to name a few. Pro-boxers, including two world champion pro fighters, Larry Musgrove and Ricky Quiles, are part of the boxing line-up. “First Lady of Boxing”, Jackie Kallen is the official promoter, and refereeing the “Super Secret Celebrity Bout” is Heavy Weight Champion of the world and Olympic Gold Medalist, Audley Harrison… the rest is being kept hush, hush.

Michael King, CEO of All-American Heavyweight’s & former CEO & President of King World Productions Inc., will be honored with 2011’s “Knock Out Award”. Zach Wohlman, a recovering addict, Beit T’Shuvah alumnist and now pro-boxer, is the recipient of this year’s “Recovery Award”.

Co-Chairing the event are Stanley Black, Sam Delug, Jonah Goldrich and Warren Breslow. The Honorary Committee includes Dave Navarro, Dax Sheppard, Jeremy Zimmer, Rick Rosen, Shannon Elizabeth, Steve Berman, Jimmy Iovine, and Oscar De La Hoya.

Special thank you to this year’s sponsors; José Eber Salon, Pro-Gym, Black Equities, BTS Communications, The Delug Family, Beit T'Shuvah, Major Properties, Kate Mantilini, and Boxer’s and Ballerina’s. The funds raised go directly to the cost of care for treatment of all forms of substance abuse.

Beit T'Shuvah is a unique treatment facility with a vision bold enough to embrace this project. A Jewish-based rehab, Beit T’Shuvah’s mission is to provide emotional and spiritual healing to individuals and families afflicted with addictive and behavioral disorders. It the only addiction treatment program in the United States that integrates Jewish traditions and spirituality, the 12-step program, and traditional psychotherapy.

For more information visit http://www.beittshuvah.org

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