Monday, November 18, 2013


Proceeds from Dec. 29 event to benefit PRO-ACT and the Southern Bucks Recovery Community Center

BRISTOL, PA. — Nov. 11, 2013 —PRO-ACT invites the community to an Applebee’s® Flapjack Fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 29, from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 3219 Street Road, Bensalem. Proceeds benefit PRO-ACT and the Southern Bucks Recovery Community Center (SBRCC) in Bristol to promote recovery from addiction to alcohol or other drugs through advocacy, support, education and service.

“This event gives families an opportunity to support a good cause while enjoying a delicious breakfast together without having to cook or clean up. That’s a nice break during the holiday season,” said Rick Petrolawicz, certified recovery specialist and volunteer coordinator at the SBRCC

PRO-ACT volunteers will serve guests during the event. Applebee’s staff will prepare the food.
Tickets are $10 per person; $6 for children under 12; and $3 for children under 2. Tickets include pancakes, bacon or sausage, eggs, juice and/or coffee.

Tickets must be purchased in advance by Dec. 24. For tickets, call Rick Petrolawicz at 215-788-3738, ext. 107, or email
or help with an addiction problem, call the 24-hour information line at 800-221-6333.


PRO-ACT (Pennsylvania Recovery Organization-Achieving Community Together) is the regional nonprofit organization working to mobilize and rally individuals in recovery from addiction, as well as their families, friends and allies in acampaign to end discrimination, broaden social understanding and achieve a just response to addiction as a public health crisis.

About The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc.

The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc. is a private nonprofit prevention, education, advocacy, and intervention organization, providing a wide range of services to families, schools, businesses, individuals, and the community. Founded in 1975, The Council serves the Southeast region of Pennsylvania and is a member of a nationwide network of National Council on Alcoholism and DrugDependence Affiliates. The Council has offices and Recovery Community Centers in Doylestown, New Britain, Bristol, and Philadelphia. For help with alcohol, tobacco or other substances, or for information on the disease of alcoholism and addiction, call 800-221-6333, toll-free, 24-hours a day. For more information, visit

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