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Upcoming Recovery Events in Venango County

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Addiction and recovery; these two words together rarely bring forth images of family and fun. But this summer, that is exactly what will be going on in Venango county, Pa.

The summer season will be kicking off with two events for recovering men & Women and their families. At both events there will be plenty of food, fun, and fellowship for the entire family.

The first event is a spiritual retreat. The Central Western Pennsylvania Area Service Committee of Narcotics Anonymous will be presenting their 12 step weekend and Spiritual Retreat at beautiful Oil Creek Family Campground just outside of Titusville, Pa. This event will take place on the weekend of June 6th, 7th, and 8th 2014.

Join in for a weekend of outdoor food, fun, and fellowship. There will be meetings on the 12 steps of NA, Campfire meetings, an H & I workshop, and plenty of other activities.

Registration is a flat fee of $10.00 for all, kids 6 and younger get in for free. Registration will include dinner on Friday and Saturday night, donuts on Saturday morning, and snacks and refreshments throughout the weekend.

Oil Creek family Campground is located at 340 Shreve Road - Titusville, Pa. Their website is www. oilcreekcampground.com. For reservations call 1-800-395-2045 from 9AM to 9PM. For more information call Jeff, A at 814-853-2004 or Kevin, R at 814-333-8474.

The second event will be Turning Point Treatment's Annual Alumni Picnic for Alumni and friends. Turning Point is proud and honored to present their 17th annual alumni and friends picnic on Sunday July 20th, 2014. Registration for the event, and social time will be taking place at 12 noon, and will be followed by a guest speaker at 2:00 PM.

After the meeting there will be hotdogs & hamburgers provided, and covered dishes are welcome. Please bring lawn chairs and join Turning Point alumni and friends for food, fun, and fellowship. There will be fun time for children during the meeting; so don't forget to share this information with fellow alumni.

Turning point is located at 4849 US rout 322 East of Franklin, Pa. For more information call 814-437-1750.

These two events will show that recovery doesn't have to be only about addiction and the addicted. Recovery is much more than that; it is about family, and support as well as fun and being together.

Join these two organizations and their clients for fun, food, fellowship, and most of all family.

See you there.

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