View our mobile site

St Albert Community Events

Recovery Day Edmonton

Event Description:
Sunday September 8, 2013, the first ever RALLY FOR RECOVERY in Edmonton will be held at BEAVER HILLS PARK, Thousands of Canadians are in recovery and have kept themselves free from drugs and alcohol, because of traditions of anonymous support groups they have kept silent until now! This annual national event is gaining momentum with 10 participating cities throughout Canada! We are delighted that MAYOR STEPHEN MANDEL will begin the celebration with the Proclamation to officially designate September 8th as RECOVERY DAY! Riding 4 Mentors Team, iHuman Youth Society and Clean Scene are initiating this highly anticipated event. This celebration is sure to bring the crowd to its feet with an exciting list of local performers and speakers! At 12:45pm A MARCH will begin lead by Jamie Courtorielle, who in 2012 cycled across Canada to promote awareness about addiction and to encourage others to follow his lead to recovery. Jamie is a youth mentor and the inaugural recipient of the True Grit Award from the Lieutenant Governorís Circle on Mental Health and Addiction. Children's entertainment to be provided by Inflatable Fun/Airbrush Tattoos.

Venue: Beaver Hills Park

Address: 105 Street and Jasper Avenue

City: Edmonton

Contact http://edmontonrecoveryday.ca/

Event Dates: Sep 08,