HAVERHILL, MA — The Ray of Light Recovery Center is hosting a Recovery Awareness Walk & Festival on Sat., September 25 in Haverhill. This event is open to all. Walkers will kick off the event beginning at 8:30 a.m. by registering at the Common Ground Café parking lot, 194 Winter Street. Festivities begin in GAR Park (108 Main Street) at 10:00 a.m.: coffee and snacks, music, cornhole, and other games, testimonies, recovery and community resources, local band Heaven’s Child, and chili and hotdogs for lunch. The event ends at 3:00 p.m.

Proceeds will go to Ray of Light Recovery Cafe and Resource Center, which is opening September 27 at 92 Merrimack Street (above the A-1 Deli) in Haverhill. The Ray of Light Recovery Center is a relatively new organization serving those who struggle with drug or alcohol addiction.

September is National Recovery Month; events during this month are held to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of a strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and community members across the nation who make recovery in all its forms possible. For more information, contact Diana Teel at 603-489-7061 or dianateel33@gmail.com.


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