Cenikor Reveals 2024 Luncheon Featuring Keynote by Mayor Whitmire

Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Lives of Individuals with Substance Use Disorder

Houston, TX, June 4, 2024—Cenikor, a leading nonprofit behavioral health treatment network serving 13,000 people a year, proudly announces its annual fundraising luncheon with special keynote speaker Mayor John Whitmire. The event is scheduled to take place on September 19, 2024, at The Briar Club in Houston, TX.

The luncheon is a crucial opportunity to support and celebrate Cenikor’s life-saving mission. By sponsoring Cenikor’s annual recovery luncheon, attendees can help provide necessary addiction treatment for adults and adolescents in Houston. Attendees can anticipate an engaging program featuring Mayor Whitmire’s keynote address, personal testimonies, success stories, and insights into the foundation’s impactful work.

“We are honored to have Mayor Whitmire join us as the keynote speaker for this important event,” said Bill Bailey, President and CEO at Cenikor Foundation. “His ongoing dedication to serving the people of Houston resonates deeply with our mission of empowering individuals on their journey to recovery. I am grateful to Mayor Whitmire and our corporate sponsors. Without them, this important work would not be possible.”

For 57 years, Cenikor has been at the forefront of behavioral health. The nonprofit believes everyone deserves a chance at recovery, and healthcare should be affordable. Cenikor serves all individuals, regardless of the ability to pay. Through evidence-based programs and integrated levels of care, Cenikor is able to help over 13,000 people—75% considered indigent—a year.

Funds raised from the event will directly support Cenikor’s mission of expanding access to high-quality treatment options and support services for individuals affected by SUD. Proceeds stay in the community, funding treatment for adults and teens at the nonprofit’s two Houston campuses.

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About Cenikor

Cenikor believes in behavioral health for all. Named a Center of Excellence for SUD by Evernorth, a Cigna corporation, Cenikor combines quality, evidence-based care with affordable services for life-changing outcomes. More than 300,000 lives have been changed in the process.

For more information about this news release, please contact Maddie Profilet, Marketing and Media Relations Director, via email at If you or someone you know is seeking treatment for substance use disorder, call Cenikor today at 1-888-236-4567.

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