The Stars Come Out

Please join us at JSSA’s annual The Stars Come Out event, a celebration of gratitude for all we are accomplishing together to improve our community’s health and well-being.

Expect an inspiring evening of special donor appreciation for Chai and Legacy Society members and Endowment donors, as well as recognition of the 2024 Joseph Ottenstein Award winner, Richard “Rick” England.

Monday, May 13, 2024
6:30 – 9:00 PM
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Rockville, Maryland 20852

Honorary Event Co-Chairs: Harriet and Randy Tritell

The evening will also spotlight the powerful impact JSSA’s mental health programs are having on youth in our community. Erik Ewers, producer and co-director of Ken Burns’ latest film series, Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness, will sit down for an intimate conversation with JSSA’s Senior Director of Mental Health, Joseph Wilson, LCSW-C. 

Tickets are complimentary.  Please consider making your generous, caring contribution to the Rick England Tribute Fund for Children’s Mental Health.

For more information, please contact Drew Wynn at