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Dennis Felty Named the 2012 Festival of Hope Honoree
Dennis Felty has been selected as the Honoree for the Mental Health Association of the Capital Region’s 2012 Festival of Hope. The reception and dinner was held on March 29 at the Hilton Hotel Harrisburg. Cocktails and an art show began at 5:30. The Festival of Hope benefits the educational programs and services of the Mental Health Association in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry Counties.
Harrisburg, PA (PRWeb) March 29, 2012 – Dennis Felty, the President and founder of Keystone Human Services, has been chosen as the 2012 Festival of Hope Honoree. He received the first annual “I’m the Evidence” Award during the Mental Health Association of the Capital Region’s Festival of Hope.
Dennis is an internationally recognized leader in human services who has demonstrated significant efforts to improve the lives of children, adults and families living with mental illness. In addition to providing support for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and autism, Keystone Human Services offers community-based support for individuals experiencing mental illness. Services focus on each person’s unique journey toward recovery. Through his work, Dennis embodies the idea that one step begins a journey toward endless possibilities.
The Festival of Hope was held on March 29, 2012 at the Hilton Hotel Harrisburg. Cocktails and an art show began at 5:30 p.m., followed by a tribute dinner at 6:30 p.m. The art show included artwork produced by individuals who receive mental health services. All attendees received a copy of Recovery: In Our Own Words, a collection of personal stories of recovery and transformation written by Keystone Mental Health Services’ Leadership Council and Recovery Specialists.
Proceeds from the event benefit the educational programs and services of the Mental Health Association in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry Counties.
The Mental Health Association is a resource for mental health that educates and advocates for people in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry Counties. They provide assistance in gaining prompt treatment and services, promote mental health prevention and wellness, conduct seminars and workshops related to mental health, and raise awareness and support for mental health and recovery.
Keystone Human Services provides community-based services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, autism, and mental illness throughout Pennsylvania, Connecticut, parts of Delaware and Maryland, as well as regions of Moldova and Russia. Keystone is dedicated to creating an environment where all people, regardless of background and ability, can grow, make choices and be valued and contributing members of their community.