2nd Annual Night of Recovery

Date & Time

  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Details
Event Description: 
“2nd ANNUAL NIGHT OF RECOVERY”: Join us on Thursday March 16, 2017 @ The Delaware County Bar Association; 335 W Front St Media, PA 19063; from 6:30-9:30pm. This event will Highlight & Celebrate the Recovery Movement here in Delaware County. Individuals in Recovery, their families, and loved ones, will share their Experience, Strength, and Hope and prove that Recovery is Possible! We are honored to have Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan & Delaware County Councilman Dave White, both from The Delaware County Heroin Task Force, participate in this event to Celebrate Recovery & Promote Hope in our Community. The goal of our event is to show individuals, families, communities and the general public that Recovery from addiction is Possible. If you or a loved one struggle with addiction….or if you want to become more educated about addiction, treatment, and Recovery; please join us. We will have various treatment centers and recovery representatives available to offer resources and support. The Peggie & Paul Shevlin Family Foundation is a non-profit organization that offers education, support, and resources to individuals, families, and communities faced with addiction. We coordinate Recovery Outreach Programs that Celebrate Recovery and Promote Hope! These Recovery Outreach Programs provide individuals, families, and communities with education and resources about addiction, treatment, and Recovery. In 2016 The Peggie & Paul Shevlin Family Foundation raised over $12,000 for addiction treatment scholarships here in Delaware County and reached over 1,000 individuals through our Recovery Outreach Programs. Through your help and support we hope to continue helping more and more people faced with addiction. ABOUT US: The Peggie & Paul Shevlin Family Foundation is a non-profit foundation created by Delaware County residents, Peggie & Paul Shevlin. After being faced with addiction in their own family Peggie & Paul are grateful that they now have loved ones in long-term Recovery. Knowing firsthand the devastation that addiction can cause to families, Peggie & Paul wanted to help other loved ones in similar situations and show them that people can and do Recover from addiction. In doing this, Peggie & Paul are committed to providing an outlet that allows loved ones and the general public to learn more about Recovery in order to break the negative stigma and allow the Recovering community to participate in Sober Fun! The Peggie & Paul Shevlin Family Foundation organizes Community Outreach Recovery Events that feature Sober Fun, Experience, Strength, & Hope. The Peggie & Paul Shevlin Family Foundation has established scholarship funds with local treatment centers to assist individuals in obtaining the help they need. We offer a specialized scholarship to assist addicted mothers and babies born into addiction receive the care and support they so desperately need. The Peggie & Paul Shevlin Family Foundation offers specialized prevention & education presentations to families, schools, churches, and civic organizations facilitated by a licensed professional in the field of Addiction & Recovery. The Peggie & Paul Shevlin Family Foundation offers resources, information, & support to individuals, families, and communities affected by addiction. The Peggie & Paul Shevlin Family Foundation is proud to Celebrate Recovery & Promote Hope by organizing Community Outreach Recovery Programs. We are committed to bringing together the Recovering Community to show others that Recovery from Addiction is possible and to combat the stigma associated with Addiction & Recovery.
Type of Event: 
Celebration (award ceremony, honoring or recognizing individual(s) or organization(s), milestone event, fair, carnival, family day, etc.)
Communication/Media (proclamation signing, press event, radio or television programming, op-ed, article or journal publication, book signing, blogging, etc.)
Conference (including substance use and/or mental disorders, treatment, recovery or related issues as a focus)
Education (townhall meeting, class, workshop, lecture or training for community and general public, policymakers, social service and criminal justice organizations, etc.)
Entertainment (concert, theater, comedy, movie, poetry, karaoke, dance, fashion show, etc.)
Food (picnic, cook-off, dinner, luncheon, pot luck, tasting, etc.)
Is this event open to public?: 
Yes
Estimated Number of Attendees: 
100
Location
Is this a virtual event (taking place online)?: 
No
Is this event in the United States?: 
Yes
Address: 
335 W Front St
City: 
Media
U.S. State: 
Pennsylvania
Country: 
United States
Zip/Postal Code: 
19063
Website for additional information: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1842479106003007/
Contacts
Contact Name: 
Peggie & Paul
Last Name: 
Shevlin Family Foundation
Address Line 1: 
335 W Front St
City: 
Media
U.S. State: 
Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 
19063
Phone: 
4843431323
Notification: 
Yes
Last Updated: 03/13/2017