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      January 24, 2019

      Thursday   7:00 PM

      1 Old Golf Course Road
      Monterey, California 93940

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      Mr. Lopez Meets Mr. Ayers: Understanding Mental Illness and Homelessness

      "Mr. Lopez Meets Mr. Ayers: Understanding Mental Illness and Homelessness" Please join Interim Inc. for a thought-provoking presentation from renowned Los Angeles Times journalist Steve Lopez, on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa in Monterey. Steve is the author of “The Soloist,” a true story of the friendship between Steve and Nathaniel Ayers, a musician who was homeless, mentally ill, and living on the streets of Los Angeles. It was made into a movie starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr. in 2009. Lopez, who has done in-depth reporting about homelessness, housing, and mental illness and is passionate about this subject, will talk about his experiences and insights, with an emphasis on homelessness and the mental health system of care. A casual reception for all event attendees will follow the presentation, which includes light refreshments. He will be also be signing copies of his book, “The Soloist.” EMCEEErik Cushman Publisher | Monterey County Weekly A casual reception for all event attendees will follow the presentation, which includes light refreshments. Steve will be also be signing copies of his book, The Soloist! For Additional Benefits, Become an Event Sponsor!  Sponsorships help support the costs of the event and raise funds to support Interim's mission to support and provide housing for people with mental illnesses. It also comes with a few additional exclusive benefits you will receive as an event sponsor! Sponsorship includes exclusive access to a private VIP reception with the opportunity to meet Steve Lopez! Wine and hors d’oeuvres are included. You will receive priority seating up front for Steve's presentation! Multiple Opportunities for Business or Organizational Recognition! Four Levels of Support: Platinum: $2500 - 4 presentation admissions; 4 admissions to a private VIP reception; Recognition opportunities! Gold: $1000 - 3 presentation admissions; 3 admissions to a private VIP reception; Recognition opportunities! Silver: $500 -  2 presentation admissions; 2 admissions to a private VIP reception; Recognition opportunities! Bronze $250 - 1 presentation admission; 1 admission to a private VIP reception; Recognition opportunities! See ticket descriptions for detailed sponsorship benefits. About Interim, Inc.  Interim is committed to promoting community events that increase community understanding and compassion for people living with mental illnesses, while reducing stigma. We are the only nonprofit in Monterey County that provides housing and supportive services for adults living with mental illness. Funds raised for this event make it possible for us to continue building affordable housing and provide on-going supportive services in the community. Questions: Call Deb Shearer at (831) 649-4522, ext. 205 with any questions you have about tickets or the event!

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