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Governors State University Addiction Studies Alumni Club to Host Recovery Walk on September 12

University Park, Illinois –(ENEWSPF)—September 8, 2015. In celebration of National Recovery Month, the Governors State University Addictions Studies Alumni Club will sponsor their fourth annual Walk for Recovery on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Governors State University.

The Walk for Recovery is designed to honor individuals in recovery or who are seeking recovery. The event also celebrates the treatment and support service providers who are committed to helping them, and to increasing awareness surrounding addiction issues.

This free event begins with registration from 8 to 9 a.m., followed by a program at 9 a.m. The two or three-mile walk will commence at 10 a.m. In addition, a resource fair will be open from 8 a.m. to noon.

Featured at the 9 a.m. program will be the following speakers:

Peter Palanca, Executive Vice President and COO of Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC, Inc.), who will serve as Master of Ceremonies

Mark Sanders, CEO, On the Mark Consulting

The event will also feature door prizes, refreshments, music and entertainment. This event is generously sponsored by, Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC, Inc.), the South Suburban Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, the Illinois Certification Board (IAODAPCA); Handwritten Greetings, Inc., Aurelio’s Pizza Crete, Chicago Dough Company, Starbucks Homewood and Sunrise Greenhouses.

Those who register online at www.govst.edu/alumniwalk will be entered for a special door prize.

Additional information may be obtained by calling GSU Alumni Relations at 708-534-7892. Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois.

Source: www.govst.edu

 

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