2017 Philanthropist of the Year Awards

Philanthropists of the a Year Awards….. It is wonderful to be a part of an organization that comes together to support the community. The Community Foundation of Carroll County did a fantastic job this morning!   Congrats to all of the 2017 philanthropists! Individual of the Year Sargent Major Thomas B. Beyard of Westminster, the highest ranking noncommissioned officer in the MD National Guard. Business of the Year Quantum Internet | Johanna & William Brown of Hampstead, MD Non-Profit Organization of … Read More

Raising Awareness and educating students on the realities of drug use at the Union Bridge Drug & Violence Expo.

Our 2017 Skydive for Rising Above Addiction

We want to thank everyone who came out to the Skydive on September 17th. Even though the weather did not cooperate, we all made the best out of the day. We all got to spend the day together and celebrate recovery, while honoring and remembering those we have lost to this awful disease.         Special thanks to Audrey Watt and the students from University of Maryland. Audrey, who lost her brother, organized a fundraising event in which … Read More

Drug Overdose Takes Another Life

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I just got home from Haight Funeral Home. There was a viewing being held for Maura, a 23 year old girl who died from a drug overdose on August 15th. When I arrived, I realized that I was standing with two other families who had lost their children to overdoses. That’s four families, in one room; My son Rob (18), Maura (23), Bryan (24), and Taylor (21). These were good children, from good families, and they all lost their lives … Read More

Addiction & Recovery MusicFest

Thanks to everyone that came out & supported this event. The turn out was HUGE, we sold over 500 tickets!! The event raised over $6,000.00! The best part is the amount of lives that will be saved and changed because of this! The Addiction and Recovery Awareness Music Fest was held on July 15th in Westminster, Maryland, to shed light on the dangers of opioid addiction. The family-friendly event showcased eight musical acts and four speakers with the goal to … Read More

2017 Running For Recovery

What an incredible day! Running For Recovery 2017 couldn’t have been better. The weather was perfect, the love and support was flowing and everyone had a genuinely great time! I am overcome with emotion as I continue to see how my beautiful son Robert continues to live on through helping others. Thank you to everyone who came out today and thank you to everyone who helped to make this event a success. We will see everyone June 9, 2018! ~ … Read More

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