Pasadena, California (PRWEB) October 20, 2016
Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome Congresswoman Judy Chu, to their groundbreaking speaker series event on Thursday, October 27th at 12 P.M. Judy Chu was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in July 2009. She represents the 27th Congressional District, which includes Pasadena and the west San Gabriel Valley of southern California. Congresswoman Chu recently partnered with Pasadena Recovery Center Alumnus and Democratic Delegate, Ryan Hampton, for the #AddictionXAmerica project, which highlighted the devastation caused by addiction throughout the country.
Congresswoman Chu currently serves on the House Judiciary Committee, where she is a member of the Subcommittees on Intellectual Property and the Internet as well as Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations. She also serves on the House Small Business Committee, which has oversight of the Small Business Administration. Congresswoman Chu is the Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access. She is also a member of the Subcommittees on Contracting and Workforce as well as Investigations, Oversight and Regulations.
“We are so incredibly honored to welcome Congresswoman Judy Chu to be our featured guest for this month's speaker series," says Michael Bloom, CEO of Pasadena Recovery Center.
Pasadena Recovery Center Speaker Series hosts amazing authors, entrepreneurs, celebrities, and experts to talk about their personal experiences with addiction and the way it has affected both themselves and the people around them. Previous guests include Dr. Drew Pinsky, Bob Forrest, Mackenzie Phillips, Robert Shapiro, Steve-O, Kristen Johnston, David Sheff, Kevin Sabet, Pat O'Brien, Candy Finnigan, and many more.
Pasadena Recovery Center: Located in the charming historic district of Pasadena, the Pasadena Recovery Center was co-founded in 2000 by renowned psychiatrist Dr. Lee Bloom, his daughter Alison Triessl, and his son Michael Bloom. The 98-bed drug and alcohol treatment center is nationally known for its 12-step based comprehensive treatment program and highly skilled, licensed and certified staff. Pasadena Recovery Center is dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive care to those suffering from chemical dependency and is proud to offer lifesaving and life-changing treatment at an affordable cost. The Pasadena Recovery Center’s goal is to reintroduce sober individuals into society with the skills necessary to lead meaningful, productive lives and offers sober housing in addition to treatment. Spruce House is located only minutes away from their facility and is committed to providing an affordable home-like environment for men in early recovery from chemical dependency.