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MOAR Annual Recovery Month Celebration Day  (2785)

09/26/2011 9:00 AM - 09/26/2011 3:00 PM

Celebrate the Reality and Hope of/from Individuals and Families in Recovery. Honor the Contributions of Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Support Services. We begin with a March from Boston City Hall Plaza to the Massachusetts State House. Hear from Teen
Challenge Choir on City Hall Plaza. Onward March to the State House, we begin in the Gardner Auditorium. Hear from your elected officals as well as people in recovery, family members and allies of recovery. Join us for a luncheon in the Great Hall at 12:30
PM. Followed by the MA Bureau of Substance Abuse Services Public Policy Forum from 1:30-3:30 PM in the Gardner Auditorium. Join the Voices of Recovery-Recovery Benefits Everyone.


Location: Start: Boston City Hall Plaza March to The State House

One City Hall Plaza
Boston, MA 02201
United States
Public Transportation: Take the MBTA Green or Blue line to Government Center station. Or take Orange or Blue line to State Street station. From the Red line, transfer at Park Street station to Green towards Lechmere. The 92 and 93 buses also stop outide
City Hall on Congress Street. Driving From the North: Use I-93 South and take Exit 24-A for Government Center. Stay in right lane on ramp. At top of the off ramp, proceed across Surface Road onto Clinton Street. At end of Clinton Street, proceed left onto
North Street. City Hall is directly ahead across the intersection of North Street and Congress Street. Driving From the South: Use I-93 North and take Exit 23 for Government Center. Stay in left lane on ramp. At top of ramp, left lane becomes two lanes wide.
Stay in lane marked for Government Center. This lane crosses Surface Road onto North Street. Follow North Street to intersection with Congress Street.


Sponsoring Organizations: USD/HHS/SAMHSA/CSAT, MA Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, DPH, Boston Public Health Commission, City of Boston, Reckitt Benckiser, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., Phoenix Houses of NE, Adcare Hospital, MBHP-MA Behavioral Health Partnership, Foundation
for Alcohol Education, and the Greater Boston Council on Alcoholism.


Type of Event: Celebration
Conference
Education
Entertainment
Food
Rally
Walk/Run


Program Agenda: 9:00 AM - Meet at Boston City Hall Plaza 9:30 AM - March to State House, Gardner Auditorium 10:15 AM - Recovery Month Celebration 12:00 PM - Visit your elected Legislators 12:30 PM - Luncheon in Great Hall 1:30 PM - MA Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
Public Policy Forum 3:30 PM - Adjourn


Invited Officials / Presenters: Governor Deval Patrick, Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray, Senate President Therese Murray, Senator Steven Tolman, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, Mayor Menino, Comedian Jimmy Tingle, Richard Dyer, Joanne Peterson, Recovery High School Students from across the
State and many more Special guests.


Targeted participants for this year's event: 500


Invited Participants / Audience: People in Recovery, Familes and Friends of prevention, treatment and recovery.


Primary Contact:
Mellisa P.
30 Winter St.

Boston, MA  02108

United States
617-423-6627



Secondary Contact:
Maryanne Frangules
30 Winter St.

Boston, MA  02108

United States
617-423-6627



Website: http://www.moar-recovery.org






 

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