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Enter your 2013 Recovery Month event to the Community Event Awards Program


SAMHSA wants to acknowledge the efforts of those who planned and organized events for Recovery Month in 2013. Enter your 2013 event for the Recovery Month Annual Event Award Program.

Eligible events must have been posted on the Recovery Month Web site by December 31, 2013, to be entered. (Previous award winners are not eligible to receive awards in consecutive years.)

Please complete the application form and return it with all required materials listed within the application electronically, by mail or fax to the email, postal address or fax number listed on page 6 by April 18, 2014.
(Award winners will be notified no later than July 18, 2014.)

There are three award categories:

1. Rally and Walk/Run Events: Includes events such as walks and/or runs, motorcycle/bicycle rides, and rallies. 2. Educational Events: Includes events such as forums, town hall meetings, trainings, health fairs, movie or video discussion groups, provider or treatment center open houses with educational components, and faith-based lectures or trainings.
3. Special Celebrations: Includes events such as art shows, picnics, cookouts, awards programs, concerts, open houses, entertainment events, communication/media events, sporting events, baseball games, festivals, poetry jams, and worship or prayer services.

One winner from each category will be selected. Travel arrangements and expenses will be paid for one person from each of the winning organizations to attend the 2014 Recovery Month Luncheon to accept the 2013 Recovery Month Annual Event Award.

Winners will be highlighted on the Recovery Month Web site and through Recovery Month social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Winners will also be highlighted in SAMHSA News, SAMHSA’s eNetwork, as well as through SAMHSA’s Office of Communications.

Download the Application Form:

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