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Awareness Dinner to Benefit Gateway Rehabilitation Center

Duquesne University's Mylan School of Pharmacy will host its third annual Kevin McCarthy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Awareness Benefit Dinner to benefit Gateway Rehabilitation Center.

The event is named for Kevin McCarthy-the father of Duquesne pharmacy graduate Becky McCarthy-who died from alcoholism. Becky will be a guest speaker at the event, in addition to Gateway Rehabilitation Center Director Dr. Neil Capretto, who will discuss drug and alcohol addiction, and a special guest who talk about his personal struggles with alcoholism.

KDKA-TV's Jennifer Antkowiak will serve as mistress of ceremonies. All proceeds from the evening will support services offered by Gateway Rehabilitation Center.

Sunday, April 12, at 6 p.m.

Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.

Information:   A $40 donation is suggested, and a $20 donation is suggested for students. The registration deadline is Tuesday, April 7. For more information and to register, call 412.396.1273.

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