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Monthly Chemical Recovery Classes - June 10, 2017 - Cancelled.

One Foundation Ministries SmDue to a sudden bereavement in our Church family here in New York, we have decided to cancel the workshop scheduled for June 10, 2017. This will allow those who would normally be in attendance to go and support the family and friends of our dear departed brother.

Please keep the whole family in your prayers for strength and faith during this time of immense loss.

The next workshop will be held on July 15, 2017 

Location: 
Community Church of Pelham
448 Washington Ave
Pelham, NY 10803

Time: 
9 am - 11 am EST
Refreshments will be served.

We have a large parking lot available so if you will be driving, parking will not be an issue. The entrance to the classes will be through the lot.

To add to the convenience we are only a 5 minute walk from the Pelham Metro North station.

Should you wish to do some shopping or meet someone for lunch afterwards, the main shopping area of Pelham is just around the corner.

The schedule for the meetings for the rest of 2017 is below.

 

Upcoming Workshop Dates
 

  June 10 - CANCELLED
  July 15
  August 12
  September 16
  October 14
  November 11
  December 16

 

Please notify your friends about these classes and ask to have them included in your bulletin.


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Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 09:28:00

Super Bowl parties don't have to be built around alcohol

A Consumer Affairs article by Mark Huffman

SuperbowllilogoThe 51st Super Bowl will be played on February 5, with the game becoming almost a national holiday in recent years.

And as friends gather to watch the game, large amounts of beer and other alcoholic beverages are consumed. For people in recovery, or who have embraced sobriety, going to a Super Bowl party can be something of a challenge.

In a growing backlash against excessive alcohol consumption, American Addiction Centers (AAC), a chain of treatment centers, is pushing a sober movement for Super Bowl LI. It's challenging the idea that the game and alcohol have to go together.

"I think it's almost a stigma in this country that in order to have a good time, you have to be under the influence and that is just not true," said Nicole Vasquez, National Alumni Manager, American Addiction Centers. "That is why our alumni team exists because it is so important, particularly for young people who get sober, to know you don't need substances to have fun in recovery."

 


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Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 17:07:00

What Price Marijuana Legalization?

Marijuana GreedAs the New Year dawned, 29 American States as well as the district of Columbia began 2017 with some sort of legislation allowing for the use of marijuana. With various decriminalization laws ranging from limited medical access to unrestricted recreational use, advocates in all 50 states are now pushing to repeal criminal penalties for using marijuana.

This new reality leaves those of us with a first hand knowledge and understanding of how marijuana really affects a person's health with an obligation to set the record straight. And while some have naively been fooled into thinking that the media's lack of transparent reporting on this issue, means there is little in the way of credible evidence to refute the calls for legalization, overwhelming evidence does exist, and underscores that the argument has only just begun and not ended as some would have you believe.

 


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Friday, January 06, 2017 - 21:55:00

Your Kids Do Listen To You

Teens

In today’s society where the use of alcohol and drugs have become a rite of passage for youth ages thirteen and older, it is not uncommon to hear horror stories about teen substance abuse. The peer pressure to join in these activities is greater than ever. At friends’ homes, at parties, and even in the school parking lot, teens consistently compromise their conscience in order to fit in or to be popular. Yet, despite these unfortunate truths, there are still teenagers and young adults today who choose to hold on to their values, to not conform, and to avoid the use of alcohol or drugs. These young people are focused on pursuing their goals of education, athletics, career, etc. I am proud to be one of them.


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