Learn to Crochet Night – March 1st
Stress relief in life is very important. One way is to make something with your hands!
Crocheting (knitting) is a great way to combat stress and restlessness in the recovery journey.
Sobrrr Bowling – February 25th
A extremely fun afternoon with our community at the local bowling alley.
We had so much fun getting to hang out and chat to everyone that came. It was a wonderful success.
Vision Board Night – January 5th
Starting off the New Year with a Plan.
Everyone enjoyed being able to create their own game plan for the upcoming year. Exciting things are going to happen as long as you envision it!
Movie Night – February 2nd
A Movie night to shake off the Winter Blues
We wanted a fun night to just hang out, eat some food, and watch the classic Movie – ‘Groundhog Day”.
Downtown Petoskey Open House – December 1st
Spreading awareness during the Annual Downtown Petoskey Open House.
CRA Staff and Board Members provided information, snacks, and a safe hot drink alternative for those on a Recovery Journey so they too can enjoy the festivities of this Holiday Season.
Ornament Decorating Event – December
The last CRA event of 2023, Ornament Decorating.
Friends and Family of Recoverees were encouraged to join us in this fun craft for the holidays.
Meghann Perry Training – September
As part of the CRA Programming during September ‘Recovery Month’,
Meghann Perry and her team of trainers came in to provide storytelling training to local recovery community professionals and to those in recovery.
Overdose Awareness Event – Aug. 31st
The Overdose Awareness and Remembrance event for 2023 was an amazing success.
This event was made possible with the help of volunteers, additional organizations, and a community coming together to support one another.
*Special thanks to our speakers for this event:
Coaches and Coffee Events – All Year
The Coaches and Coffee event is a fun way to get support and network with other peer recovery coaches.
This event is for Peer Recovery Coaches only (MDHHS or CCAR).
This event is co-sponsored by CRA and NMSAS.
Community Center Grand Opening – April
Recovery Leadership Summit – October
The Recovery Leadership Summit connect and help recovery community organizations around the world and continue to work to change the way addiction and recovery are understood and embraced through advocacy, education and leadership.
Recovery Community Collaboration – January
These meetings aim to create a cohesive network of treatment facilities and recovery support organizations within the Northern Michigan community.
Petoskey Holiday Open House – December
Our executive director and a few of our board members had the opportunity to meet some of the friendly faces of the Petoskey community and share with them how CRA can help those who are on or starting their recovery journey. Thank you to everyone who came out that night and stopped by our tent. We look forward to doing it again next year!
Recovery Month Celebration – September
The City of Petoskey’s first National Recovery Month Event.
Included an open mic, live music, and a keynote speaker.
Overdose Awareness Event – Aug 31st
International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind.
This first annual event included a prayer, music, and a butterfly release to help spirits heal.
Independence Day Parade & Celebration – July
Community Recovery Alliance was a part of the Petoskey Fourth of July Parade.
Later that evening, the Recovery N.O.T.E.S band coordinated a night of music for the locals.
Uplifting the Lockdown Comedy Tour – Comedian Mark Lundholm – May
Mark Lundholm wrote and performed his own one-man show off-Broadway in New York City reaching critical acclaim,
and in his spare time created the now staple DVD series ‘Humor in Treatment’ and the Recovery Board Game.