March 23, 2016 | Giving Back
"Compassion in Action": March 2016
Night of Music for Steve Rummler Hope Foundation | Hopkins, MN | Jan. 17 – Sales Rep Kristin Turner attended and volunteered her time to support this event, which featured live music, a silent auction, food, drinks, and bowling. Proceeds will support the programs of the Foundation, whose mission is to heighten awareness of the dilemma of chronic pain and the disease of addiction and to improve the associated care process.
Albany Recovery Day | Albany, NY | Feb. 10 – Sales Rep Alyssa Toro attended and volunteered her time to help set up the event. About 200 individuals, families and friends affected by addiction lobbied state lawmakers for additional investment in recovery services.
Screening of “If Only” | MA | Feb. 4 -- Sales Rep Mary Chiecko and Regional Sales Manager Greg Aiken attended this film screening, presented by the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation. “If Only” is a short film intended for teens, parents and adults to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and abuse.
Recovery Day at the State House | Montpelier, VT | Feb. 17 – Sales Rep Brian Fagan, Community Relations Specialist Alison Johnson, Addiction Education Specialist Ed Baker and Community Coordinator Raina Lowell attended this annual legislative advocacy day. The agenda featured meet-and-greets with legislators, inspiring personal stories of recovery, and the presentation of the 2016 Jack Barry Award to Vermont Public Radio, for excellence in communicating treatment and recovery.