Long-Time Boston Sports Radio Host Mike Adams to Be "Roasted" at Celebrity Roast May 16

WEEI's Nighttime Host to Take the Hot Seat for Marlborough, Mass.-Based Non-Profit


MARLBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 5, 2013) - Employment Options, a regional leader in providing a variety of crucial services to individuals managing their mental health and wellness, will host their next Celebrity Roast on May 16.

Long-time television personality and current WEEI Sports Radio host Mike "Mikey" Adams will take the hot seat as this year's "Roastee." The Roast will take place at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, MA on the evening of May 16.

"Roasters" will include former Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill "The Spaceman" Lee, Radio Veteran Glen Ordway and Actor John Fiore, known for his role in the Sopranos and Law and Order. They will join many other celebrities to roast Adams, honoring his long career in broadcasting.

Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased by calling Employment Options at: 508-485-5051, Extension 237 or visiting the website at: http://www.employmentoptions.org/roast13.htm

Master of ceremonies for the event will be veteran TV reporter/anchor Eileen Curran.

Employment Options based in Marlborough, MA serves individuals and families in recovery including those who have experienced economic disadvantages. The organization provides an environment where individuals support and encourage each other to live life to its fullest and gain the dignity and respect they truly deserve.

The organization also provides individuals with vital programs including Workforce Development Programs, Young Adult Initiatives, Housing Assistance and the Family Options Program. The organization also runs several social enterprises that help members gain valuable vocational skills and put them back to work.

Mike Adams was born in Pittsburgh, PA, and was raised in Manchester, CT. After Mike's high school days at prestigious Avon Old Farms, he attended The Connecticut School of Broadcasting, and broke into radio before the age of 19. Mike now hosts the Planet Mikey Show on WEEI in Boston and resides in the Metrowest area.

"We are so honored to have Mike be our next Roastee," states Toni Wolf, executive director of Employment Options. "Mike has helped so many people where he has lived over the years including individuals, non-profit organizations and business owners and I know we'll have a room full of people who are eager to welcome and honor him."

Others that have been roasted in previous years include former State Representative, Steve LeDuc and Marlborough Chamber Executive, Cathy Mogavero.

Sponsors include Bob's Discount Furniture, Marlborough Savings Bank, Alexander, Aronson and Finning and TD Bank.

About Employment Options:
Employment Options is a nonprofit agency serving those in the Metro West region who are looking to take control of their mental health and wellness. With a forward-thinking approach, Employment Options provides an environment where individuals support and encourage each other to live life to its fullest, gain the dignity and respect we all deserve and do so in safe and supportive surroundings.

More on Employment Options can be found at: www.EmploymentOptions.org.

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