Marie Osmond To Receive Anasazi Award
Steel, Community Relations
September 7, 2006
Entertainer and Children’s Miracle Network founder Marie
Osmond will receive ANASAZI Foundation’s Turn for Peace award
at the nonprofit organization’s annual scholarship dinner,
which celebrates the achievements of young people who have overcome
significant emotional and behavioral challenges. The event is scheduled
for Thursday, November 9, at the new Arizona Cardinals Stadium
in Glendale, AZ.
The evening’s honorees will include ANASAZI graduates—those
nominated as “Young Leaders”—who will receive
college scholarships from NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young.
Event hosts are philanthropists Diana and Robert Hunt, whose Hunt
Construction Group built the revolutionary facility and its one-of-a-kind
ANASAZI’s Turn for Peace award is presented to individuals
who have made a lasting impact on the lives of children and families.
Past recipients include Young, former First Lady Barbara Bush,
country music star Wynonna Judd, authors Stephen R. Covey and Richard
Paul Evans, philanthropists Robert and Lynette Gay, professional
sports owner/executive David Checketts and Family Circus creator
Since co-founding the Children’s Miracle Network in 1983,
Ms. Osmond has helped raise more than $2.8 billion for children's
hospitals throughout the U.S. and Canada. She will receive the
2006 Turn for Peace with her husband, music producer Brian
Proceeds from the event will enable financially challenged families
to obtain the help they need for a struggling son or daughter.
For reservations and table or event sponsorships, call (800) 678-3445.
About ANASAZI Foundation:
ANASAZI Foundation is a nonprofit (501c3), nationally recognized,
licensed, and JCAHO-accredited behavioral healthcare provider.
ANASAZI's menu of services includes a 42-day wilderness-based treatment
program for youths ages 12-17 (including those often labeled as “troubled
teens”) and young adults ages 18-25, as well as parenting
workshops, leadership and marriage courses, outpatient counseling,
and community drug awareness and education forums.