Canceled: Nyna Giles to Speak at Annual Spring Fundraiser for Lindner Center of HOPE

Please note this has been canceled.

High Hopes Auxiliary, (an organization of caring volunteers serving Lindner Center of HOPE) will host HOPE Is Blooming” on Tuesday, April 28 at Kenwood Country Club. The fundraising event will benefit Lindner Center of HOPE. Guest speaker, Nyna Giles, will serve as the keynote speaker. Giles, author of The Bridesmaid’s Daughter will share her search for understanding her mother’s misdiagnosed mental illness and her survival living with mental illness.

In her book, Ms. Giles opens up about her life as the youngest daughter of Carolyn Scott Reybold, a Ford model best known as one of Grace Kelly’s bridesmaids, whose life was derailed by untreated mental illness.  She has since traveled the globe to share her story, revealing the challenges brought on by her mother’s untreated mental illness and her own lost childhood and education.

Proceeds from the event will benefit a replication clinical trial aimed at preventing teen suicides.  Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among children and young adults in the United States. Lindner Center of HOPE will participate in this groundbreaking clinical research trial to study adolescent suicide prevention implementing a “Youth Nominated Support Team” (YST).

The April 28th event will include a silent auction and raffle, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with lunch and program at 12:00 p.m. The Bridesmaid’s Daughter will be available for purchase at the event, where Nyna Giles will be available for signing.

TO REGISTER for the event go to: Tickets are $75 per individual, or $750 for a patron table of 10. Sponsorships are also available by visiting the website.

For more information, please contact Co-chairs: Blake Gustafson at: or Amy Russert at: