The event is designated to celebrate National Recovery Month, which is aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, as well as, celebrating the people who recover. The fair has been designed to not only diminish stigma and raise awareness; but also to educate the public about the community services available and to demonstrate that "Recovery is Happening in Kalamazoo."
Type of Event:
Artistic (art show, gallery opening, etc.)
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.)
Entertainment (concert, theater, comedy, movie, poetry, karaoke, dance, fashion show, etc.)
Food (picnic, cook-off, dinner, luncheon, pot luck, tasting, etc.)