CLEARWATER - More than 200 of the region's mentally ill and their families will get an early dose of holiday cheer as the Pinellas County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold its annual holiday party Saturday, December 9.
NAMI's festivities will be held at the Salvation Army at 1625 N. Belcher Road in Clearwater. A sit-down dinner, holiday music, and dancing will be offered at no cost from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
NAMI committee chair, Dee Nelson, also known as Mrs. Santa, said, "This is one of our favorite events of the year. Families, friends, and members get a chance to enjoy a great meal, a wide range of desserts, fellowship, and a lot of fun."
NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. Since its founding in 1979, NAMI has become the nation's voice on mental illness. With organizations on the national level, in every state, and in over 1,100 local communities across the country, NAMI joins together to achieve its mission through advocacy, research, support, and education.
For more information about NAMI-Pinellas, contact Amada Smith at 727-612-5808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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