Hanley Center founders receive national award for their work helping those struggling with addiction
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, May 18, 2009 - Mary Jane and Jack Hanley, founders and board members of the renowned Hanley Center, were the recipients of Caron’s Jasper G. Chen See Award for their leadership and philanthropy. The award was given during a reception at the annual NAATP (National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers) conference at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, May 17-20. Following the award presentation, Roseanne Cash performed for those attending the conference.
Mary Jane and Jack Hanley broke ground for the center named after them in 1986. Today, Hanley Center is a leader in substance abuse treatment and research. Over a period of years, Mary Jane slowly became an alcoholic. With the support of husband, Jack, and their children, Mary Jane sought treatment. Since then, the Hanleys have dedicated themselves to helping others in need of care.
Caron’s Jasper G. Chen See, M.D. Volunteer Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have provided exceptional volunteer leadership in the area of addiction treatment through board membership and philanthropy. The award is presented annually at the NAATP conference.