As part of National Recovery Month, and Pittsburgh’s Bicentennial celebration – Pittsburgh is holding its first ever citywide Recovery Walk downtown this year on Saturday, Sep. 10.
Featured speakers and guests include PA Drug & Alcohol Secretary Gary Tennis, Allegheny County D&A Director Dr. Latika Davis-Jones, Mayor Bill Peduto, City Council President Bruce Kraus, Dr. Peter Luongo, as well as local entertainer Billy Price. The walk has also received formal support and endorsement from Governor Tom Wolf!
The walk will start on Liberty Ave. and follow the route down to Market Square where there will be a “recovery expo” with activities, speakers, music, dancing, and entertainment, all in a celebration of the many roads to recovery from addiction.
All organizations are invited to join in being part of this first-ever, breakthrough celebration. You can register HERE to join and walk as an individual, create your own team, or walk with another team. All for FREE!
To register as an INDIVIDUAL: Click register, select “individual” select the # of tickets you’d like, and check out.
To JOIN a team: Click register, select “team” and type in the first few letters of the team you’d like to join. You should see the full team name in a drop-down menu. Just click it, select the # of tickets you’d like, and check out.
To CREATE your own team: Click register, select “team” and register your organization with Eventbrite (which is very simple). Then, name your team and invite people to join it via email or Facebook.
This is going to be an important, huge step forward for recovery in Pittsburgh. We’re going to have a great time! I hope you will join us.
Get all the Pittsburgh Recovery Walk details HERE and please check out our facebook and twitter pages.