SOURCE: The Motion Picture & Television Fund

July 10, 2007 13:00 ET

Governor Schwarzenegger, Mayor Villaraigosa, Celebrities, Dignitaries and Entertainment Industry Figures Gather at the Motion Picture & Television Fund for the Grand Opening of the Saban

Center for Health and Wellness

$20 Million Facility Enables Motion Picture & Television Fund to Offer State-Of-The-Art Fitness, Therapy and Wellness Services to Thousands of Entertainment Industry Senior Citizens Throughout Los Angeles Area

WOODLAND HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2007) -


WHAT: The opening of The Saban Center For Health And Wellness, made possible by a grant from The Saban Family Foundation.

WHO: Among those expected to attend: California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Dr. Cheryl and Haim Saban, Jodie Foster, Kirk Douglas, Jeffrey Katzenberg and other celebrities and dignitaries.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 18, 2007; program runs from 11:00 a.m.-12 noon. (Press check-in begins at 10:00 a.m.).

WHERE: The Saban Center For Health And Wellness on the Wasserman Campus of the Motion Picture & Television Fund, 23388 Mulholland Drive, Woodland Hills, CA 91364. Enter on Spielberg Drive.

MEDIA: ALL media MUST be credentialed in advance. Media can cover dedication event plus there will be interview and photo opportunities following the hour-long dedication.

MPTF: The non-profit Motion Picture & Television Fund, headquartered in Woodland Hills, Calif., was founded in 1921 to provide "relief" for those in the film industry who had fallen on hard times. Today, 85 years later, MPTF is a major service provider supporting the health and well being of the entertainment community. Healthcare, childcare, retirement living and social/charitable services are offered with compassion and respect for the dignity of the whole person. Care is offered through the MPTF 250-bed hospital, five outpatient health centers, charitable financial assistance and community outreach programs, a full-scale retirement community and a children's day care center. More information is available at www.mptvfund.org.

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