Thursday, September 21, 2017

September 19, 2017
We need you to register for the walk to validate how many people participated. It is important that we let the media and elected officials know how people are involved!

TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO REGISTER FOR THE RECOVERY WALKS!  Join us this Saturday, September 23rd at Penn's Landing to be part of the largest recovery walk in the country!  Go to to sign up. 
Walk as an individual or join a team but be sure to sign up. 
Join the walk as a member of the Honor Guard.  Those with more than 10 years of recovery have led the Recovery Walks! Since its inception. Ten years of recovery is an important milestone and an enduring symbol. It is a symbol of hope and proof that recovery is possible and it is happening now.


Here's what you need to know
Be sure to wear comfortable shoes - you will walking and standing for hours

Drink a lot of water - it is going to be a hot day

First Aid is located by the lower left of the stage

Bring your sun screen and wear a hat

                                              Dress in layers. It will be cool in the morning 
but  as the day goes on it will become hot
EMT's will be stationed along the walk route
Quick Links  

Newsletter Highlights


 I'm a volunteer where do I check in?  Go to Booth 5 along the Chestnut East Section
 I'm a sponsor where do I check in?  Go to Booth 14 located in Zone 1, one level up from the Delaware River
 Donations - where do I turn them in?  Go to booth 11 located in the PRO-ACT village near upper Chestnut Street (near registration tents)
T-SHIRTS - There are no free Recovery Walk t-shirts.  Walkers who have donated or raised at least $50 earn a t-shirt.  If you would like to make a donation please proceed to booth 11
Where do I register to walk?  You may register at the Walker Registration Tent, booth 3, located at the upper Chestnut Street entrance 
Where's a good place to park?  Is there free parking?  There is no free parking.  If you need to park, there are metered parking spaces along the streets near Penn's Landing.  There are also parking lots along Columbus Blvd.  Please note they charge $15 +
Where do I register to Vote?   Voter registration will be taking place in the PRO-ACT village booth 12
The Recovery Walk is a smoke free event and promotes healthy living. Tobacco is a powerful addiction and is often associated with the ritual of alcohol and drugs. 
Many people in recovery wish to know how to stop using tobacco.  
Together we can break the cycle of tobacco use which is killing friend and family in our community.


Stop by the Advocacy booth in Pro-Act village and speak with the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity.  They will be able to answer your questions

Recovery Month Events

You're invited to Recovery in the Country, Saturday September 30th at 5:30. Join us for a delightful evening which features Farm to Table Experts, None Such Farms. 
Event tickets $100. For more information on tickets or program advertising opportunities contact Nancy Adam at nadam@councilsepa.org215-345-6644.

See you this Saturday!

Its never too early
Start planning your Recovery Walks! 2018 team today! 

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