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Developmental Therapy Center to present Valentine Celebration

Feb. 03, 2013 @ 11:20 PM

HUNTINGTON -- Developmental Therapy Center, a local non-profit organization that provides physical, speech and occupational therapy to Tri-State residents presents its 12th annual Valentine Celebration at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Ramada Limited Hotel in Huntington.

Tickets are on sale now for the event that features national act comedian Mack Dryden.

Tickets are $65 per person. Dress for the evening is semi-formal. For tickets or information call 304-523-1164.

All proceeds benefit the patients of Developmental Therapy through assistance in providing equipment, supplies and therapy services.

The Developmental Therapy Center, Inc. is a non-profit organization which provides comprehensive, therapeutic services in the related fields of Speech and Language, Occupational and Physical Therapy. DTC provides services to infants, children and adults. There are no income, age or geographic restrictions for those needing help. A portion of the treatment includes counseling the patient and family to understand the problem.

The evening begins with a social hour and hors d'oeuvres followed by a buffet dinner. All catering is provided by Wedding Bliss. Following dinner Dryden will take the stage. He has performed on dozens of TV shows, including "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno. Round out your evening by dancing to the sounds of DJ Phil Chapman.

Door prizes awarded throughout the evening include restaurant and spa gift certificates, and retail gifts and certificates. A silent auction benefiting Developmental Therapy Center featuring vacation getaways will be held throughout the evening.

New this year will be a local celebrity joke-a-thon. Several local celebrities from the Tri-State will take the stage to compete in the joke-a-thon. The celebrities will be judged by the audience and Dryden.

"It will be an elegant evening with great entertainment that will benefit many children and adults with special needs," said Leslie Comer-Porter, executive director for Developmental Therapy Center.