“An Evening of Magic” Earvin “Magic” Johnson Being Honored Tonight
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 11:44 AM EDT
Turning Point, an addiction treatment program in Paterson, NJ, will honor Earvin “Magic Johnson” at tonight’s 12th Annual Gala at The Grove in Cedar Grove, NJ.
Mr. Johnson, 5 time NBA Champion, basketball legend, philanthropist and entrepreneur founded the Magic Johnson Foundation. This foundation works to develop programs and support community-based organizations that address the educational, health and social needs of ethnically diverse, urban communities
Since its inception in 1991, the foundation has had a significant, impact towards positively changing the face of urban, minority communities. Programs and services are dedicated to harvesting an affirmative effect on community revitalization by eliminating negative cultural barriers; advancing economic and social equality by engaging minorities in every aspect of their communities.
Turning Point treats more than 2,700 men and women each year for their alcohol and drug addiction at its state-of-the-art facility in northeastern New Jersey. The agency offers a full range of services intended to treat addiction with compassion and clinical excellence.
Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities