Rising Above Addiction is partnering up with Maryland Addiction Recovery Center and Wesley Freedom UMC to hold a quarterly community forum on the current State of Addiction. Our goal is to bring awareness to the community, educate and help family members navigate through a loved one’s addiction (including providing family members with resources), and having a Q&A at the end. We will have five speakers: Zach Snitzer from Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Tammy Lofink from Rising Above Addiction Carroll County’s … Read More
Last night was incredible! Rising Above Addiction has given me the opportunity to continue to heal and keep my beautiful son Robert’s memory alive. I do this for you, because of you and in memory of you ❤️More Thank you Ryan Hampton for inviting me. You and Garrett are incredible! Love you guys ❤️ Thank you Barbara Straus for inviting us to your beautiful home. Thank you Daniel Baldwin and Tara Connner for speaking.
Thank you to an incredible group of middle school students, who raised money for Rising Above Addiction during Red Ribbon Week. Thank you for inviting me to share my story, and thank you for your generous donations. Some individual students donated as much as $50.00! What an amazing group of students. Thank you for giving back to your community!
Music Tour Night #1 Tour Stop #1 was in St. Mary’s County! Photos by Jesse Tomlin and Avail Visuals. Music Tour Night #2 Tour Stop #2 was at The 521 Club in Lancaster, Pennsylvania! Photos by Jesse Tomlin. MORE TOURS COMING SOON!! Check our Events Page on Facebook for details! CloudGang live at Stay Clean Chase Dreams Tour!!!
Our first HallowKlean at Westminster City Park was a wonderful and spooky success! The 1 Mile Spooky Sprint was hosted by Rising Above Addiction, Push HOPE Project and The City of Westminster. Following the run and parade, we had special guest speakers and music. Special thanks to our performers: CloudGang, Ridge Long, & Janet Griffin. Special thanks to our keynote speaker: Ryan Hampton. (Learn Ryan Hampton’s story over at the Huffington Post – “I Worked For Bill Clinton In The ‘90s. Today, … Read More
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
Last night the State’s Attorney for Carroll County hosted the 3rd Annual Drug & Overdose Prevention Vigil. This year Keith Mills of WBAL-TV & 98 Rock returned to participate and tell of his story of addiction. The Keynote Speaker was Darryl Strawberry, who spoke this year to talk about his struggles with addiction, and how he has managed to find peace in long term recovery. During Mr. Strawberry’s Major League Baseball career, he received 4 World Series Titles: New York Mets … Read More