Emmy Award winning actor Joe Pantoliano will speak at the East House 2012 Celebration of Hope & Recovery Luncheon at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center on Thursday September 20 at 11:30 AM. Mr. Pantoliano, who has an exceptional career working as an actor, director, producer and writer, will speak about his personal resolve to live with the effects of clinical depression. The luncheon highlights the efforts of those afflicted with mental illness and/or chemical dependency issues as they live satisfying and productive lives. Patron seats are $50 and VIP patron seats (which include an opportunity to meet Mr. Pantoliano at a VIP reception) cost $100. A table of 10 is $750. For more information, visit www.easthouse.org. All reservations must be received by Thursday September 13.