Raising Awareness and educating students on the realities of drug use at the Union Bridge Drug & Violence Expo.
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
Dear Rob, Tomorrow it will be three years since I lost you. So much continues to change since you’ve been gone. I have realized that this constant change is inevitable, until every piece of my life is in the place it needs to be. It’s a death of self; who and what I thought I was is all but a “used to be.” I decided that I would be completely open with my letters and writings to you. Not only … Read More
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
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
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
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