Monday, June 04, 2012

Walter Ginter to Receive Vernon Johnson Award

Faces and Voices of Recovery and Hazelden's Center for Public Advocacy invite you to join us at an evening reception recognizing the outstanding contributions of Walter Ginter, Project Director of the Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS) Project. He is the leading face and voice of medication-assisted treatment and recovery in the US.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Carnegie Institute for Science
1530 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Emmy-award winning reporter and anchor Pat O’Brien, who will be one of the hosts of the 2012 Olympic Games, will be joining us as we salute the extraordinary contributions of the country's most influential recovery community leaders to the growing movement to promote the reality of recovery from addiction.

Host Committee Co-Chairs*
Fmr Congressman Patrick Kennedy
Co-Chair One Mind for Research
Carol McDaid
Capitol Decisions
Host Committee Members
Johnny Allem
DC Recovery Community Alliance
Franni Frankin
Aquila Recovery
Ann Barnum
The Health Foundation of
Greater Cincinnati
Christopher Kennedy Lawford
Tim Cheney
Chooper's Guide
Former Congressman
Jim Ramstad
Tom Coderre
Rhode Island State Senate
Mike Sime
Hazelden Foundation
Laurie Dhue
Veteran Broadcast Journalist
Founder of Laurie Dhue Media, NYC
Stuart Smith
Foundation for Recovery RICAREs
* Organizations listed for identification purposes

Faces and Voices of Recovery and Hazelden’s Center for Public Advocacy have joined together to host America Honors Recovery honoring the legacies of Joel Hernandez, Vernon Johnson and Lisa Mojer-Torres. All contributions to the America Honors Recovery awards event will go to Faces & Voices. To find out more about this year’s honorees, please click here.

NAMA-R Announcement 6/4/2012

National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery
435 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10010