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8th Annual Walk for Recovery

Chicago Department of Public Health's 8th Annual Walk for Recovery  (4347)

09/15/2012 9:45 AM - 09/15/2012 2:00 PM

The walk celebrates the thousands of Chicagoans in recovery from alcohol and drug addictions and the families and agencies who help and support them. The 3 mile walk will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m., following an introductory program, which will
start at 10:30 a.m. The Chicago Department of Public Health Care Van will be on site to provide flu shots and Syphilis testing. An array of other free health services such as blood pressure screenings and a Q & A session with a family practice physician will
also be available.


Location: Washington Park

5531 S Russell Dr.
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
55th Street and Russell Drive- 1 block east of King Drive


Sponsoring Organizations: Partnering Agencies include but are not limited to: Ada S. McKinley, Catholic Charities, Catherdral Shelter, Gateway Foundation, Healthcare Alternative Systems, Howard Brown, Lester Rosalie Anixter Center, Polish American Association, Southeast Alcohol
& Drug Abuse Center, Human Resource Developmental Institute, Cornell Interventions Southwood, McDermott Center, A Safe Haven, Alexian Brothers/Bonaventure House, Henry's Sober Living, "N" The Spirit Transformation Living, St. Leonard's Ministries, Caritas,
New Age Services Corp., El Ricon Community Clinic, Family Guidance Centers, Garfield Counseling Center, Women's Treatment Center, Trilogy, Inc., Illinois Extended Care Association, Chicago Recovering Communities Coalition and FOLA Inc.


Type of Event: Health and Wellness
Walk/Run



Invited Officials / Presenters: Dr. Bechara Choucair, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health Alderman Willie Cochran, 20th Ward Alfonza Wysinger, First Deputy Superintendent, Chicago Police Department Rev. Theodora Binion, Associate Director, Illinois Department of Human Services,
Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse


Targeted participants for this year's event: 800



Primary Contact:
Kelvy Brown
333 S State St

Chicago, IL  60604

United States
312-747-2613




Website: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cdph/provdrs/drug/news/2012/sep/chicago_celebratesrecoverymonthonseptember15thwithannualwalkatwa.html






 

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