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Mandy Moore is just one of the celebrities expected to attend Friendly House's 19th Annual Awards Luncheon this Saturday, October 18.

Hosted by 8 Simple RulesKatey Sagal, the event will honor Candy Spelling – mother of Tori Spelling – as Woman of the Year. Spelling is a well-known civic leader in Los Angeles, as well as a Commissioner for the Department of Recreation and Parks, and a member of the board of L.A.‘s Best, the Mayor’s group that provides reading programs to schools in L.A.

Friendly House is an organization that provides a safe place for women to overcome addictions and be reintegrated into the community. Founded in 1951, the facility was the first treatment center in the US devoted to women recovering from substance and alcohol abuse, and became a model for similar facilities around the world. Over 6,500 women have been treated at Friendly House, with a success rate of 72%. The current location of the facility was donated by William Shatner in 2001, in honor of his late wife.

The Woman of the Year Award will be presented by last year’s recipient, Anne Douglas – the wife of Kirk Douglas.

Information on attending the ceremony can be found at the Friendly House website.

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