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Celebrate Recovery in the Park  (5609)

09/14/2013 10:00 AM - 09/14/2013 1:00 PM

Celebrate Recovery in the Park is the Cape Fear Regions premier substance abuse and mental health recovery event. This event gathers together community members, national speakers, public officials in an exciting afternoon in the park substance abuse and
mental health partners share information that supports recovery in our community.

Location: Empie Park

3405 Park Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
United States
Empie Park, 3405 Park Avenue 28411, Wilmington, NC

Sponsoring Organizations: Coastal Horizons Center, CoastalCare, Global River Church Celebrate Recovery, First Fruits Ministries, Wilmington Treatment Center.

Type of Event: Celebration

Program Agenda: 8:00am – 10:00am: set up 10:00am – 10:30am: Proclamations read by elected officials and 5 minute talk from each. 10:30 am – 11:30am: Live music, recognizing of sponsors, visiting of exhibitor gallery 11:30 am – Food trucks arrive 11:30 am – 11:45: Speaker
#1 (Rick Stoker, First Fruits Ministry) present, share his personal story. 12:00 pm – 12:15: Speaker #2 (Michael Thornton, Global River Church, Outreach Pastor), share his personal story with addiction. 12:30 pm – 12:45: Speaker #3 (Dr. Al Mooney, Nationally
recognized author, Chairman, Willing Way Foundation), will share his story.

Invited Officials / Presenters: Mayor Bill Saffo, City Councilman Wilmington, James Barfield, Brunswick county officials, Pender County officials

Targeted participants for this year's event: 300

Invited Participants / Audience: Community members (via social media, radio interviews, community calendars, etc.), substance abuse professionals, mental health professionals

Primary Contact:
Tammy Brunelle
613 Shipyard Blvd.

Wilmington, NC  28412

United States
(910) 202-0840

Secondary Contact:
Kate Murphy
3809 Shipyard Blvd

Wilmington, NC  28403

United States
(910) 550-2600

Website: http://www.facebook,com/CapeFearRecoveryMonth

Date of Post: 9/14/2013

News/Media Name: Z 107.5, Sunny 104.5, WECT, WWAY, News 14

Press Copy: Not available yet

Other Information: None


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