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Today is September 27, 2016

Lincoln Park, MI 48146

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education
    - “Addiction 101” will be presented on Tuesday September 27, 2016, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by James Balmer; President, Dawn Farm. This program will provide a general overview of alcohol/other drug addiction and recovery. The presenter will examine the progression of alcohol/other drug use, review addiction as a brain disease and discuss the process of recovery. Participants will learn how individuals experience initial and continuing alcohol and other drug use and gain a basic understanding of the process and diagnosis of addiction, how the brain functions in a person with alcohol/other drug addiction, and methods utilized to help people with alcohol/other drug use disorders achieve sustained recovery. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues; and to dispel the myths, misinformation, secrecy, shame and stigma that prevent chemically dependent individuals and their families from getting help and getting well. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by NAADAC (National Association for Addiction Professionals) and MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is provided. A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Dawn Farm at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center Auditorium
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypsilanti MI
    Mark Albulov 734.485.8725 info@dawnfarm.org

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

  • | 6:00pm - 7:15pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education, substance use, family
    - Farm Family Matters is a free, six-session education, skill-building and support group for family members, loved ones and friends of people with alcohol and other drug addiction (including family/friends of people struggling with addiction, in treatment, or in recovery from addiction, and people who are concerned about another person’s substance use.) Topics repeat every six weeks and include, “Addiction 101,” “Treatment and Twelve Steps,” “Relapse and Recovery,” “Communication,” “Family dynamics,” and “Boundaries.” People can join the group at any phase in the cycle. The group provides an opportunity to learn about addiction and family dynamics, and share your experiences with others who understand. You are not alone!
    Dates and times: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm. Does not meet on the day of or day before Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s.
    Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor Michigan 48103. Second floor, in “Creation Station” room.
    Contact: Katie Gordon, Dawn Farm Outpatient Services
    Phone: 734-821-0216
    Email: info@dawnfarm.org
    Web site: click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypilanti MI 48197
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This unique national program — with participation by local organizations throughout the U.S. — focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. Organized by the Health InformationResource Center. For more information visit click for details
     
           

Friday, September 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 8:11PM, EDT.
     
           

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - October 1-9. Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque, NM. The largest hot-air balloon gathering in the world. Featuring more than 500 hot-air and gas balloons, specialty shaped balloons and more. Includes entries from more than 20 countries. For more information visit click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Established in 1985 to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. For information visit click for details.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by Sep 2, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details
     
           
  • - October 1, 1932 in the fifth inning of game three of the 1932 World Series, with a count of two balls and two strikes, Babe Ruth pointed to the center field bleachers in Chicago's Wrigley Field and followed up by hitting a soaring home run high above the very spot to which he had just gestured. Did he really call his shot? Some Disagree, some eyewitnesses and Cubs pitcher Charlie Root believe he did not. Even Babe Ruth's Daughter said that he denied it, but Babe himself also claimed he did it.
     
           

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Child Health Day in the United States raises people’s awareness of how they can protect and develop children’s health. This event is annually celebrated on the first Monday of October.
     
           
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Jewish holy day observed on 2 consecutive days. Beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal.
     
           
  • - Go Blue! Kids and Adults wear a blue shirt this day to show solidarity against bullying and cyber-bullying. Annually, the first Monday in October. For further information check out click for details.
     
           
  • - Traditionally, the Supreme Court's annual term begins on the first Monday in October and continues with seven two-week sessions of oral arguments. Between the sessions are six recesses during which the opinions are written by the justice. Ordinarily, all cases are decided by the following June or July.
     
           

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education, substance use, teens, adolescents, parents
    - “Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesday of October, November, and January through June and provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance use problems. Part two Part is presented on the second Tuesday of October, November, and January through June and provides information on what does and does not help when a teen substance use problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists, and is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Network, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center and the Ann Arbor Public Schools. The series is free and open to all. The presentations are inclusive of parents and caretakers of teens and young adults, teens, family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. Parents/teens are welcome to attend together. Registration is not required. A certificate to document attendance can be provided on request.
    CONTACTS/WEB SITE: For information, please contact Dawn Farm at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypilanti MI 48197
    Ray Dalton, MA, CAADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient Services Coordin 734.485.8725 info@dawnfarm.org
  • | NATL - Government
    - The debate will take place at Longwood University in Farmville, VA

    The vice presidential debate will be divided into nine 10-minute segments.
     
           

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

  • | 6:00pm - 7:15pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education, substance use, family
    - Farm Family Matters is a free, six-session education, skill-building and support group for family members, loved ones and friends of people with alcohol and other drug addiction (including family/friends of people struggling with addiction, in treatment, or in recovery from addiction, and people who are concerned about another person’s substance use.) Topics repeat every six weeks and include, “Addiction 101,” “Treatment and Twelve Steps,” “Relapse and Recovery,” “Communication,” “Family dynamics,” and “Boundaries.” People can join the group at any phase in the cycle. The group provides an opportunity to learn about addiction and family dynamics, and share your experiences with others who understand. You are not alone!
    Dates and times: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm. Does not meet on the day of or day before Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s.
    Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor Michigan 48103. Second floor, in “Creation Station” room.
    Contact: Katie Gordon, Dawn Farm Outpatient Services
    Phone: 734-821-0216
    Email: info@dawnfarm.org
    Web site: click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypilanti MI 48197

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Oct 6-8, Denver CO. The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition.

    Each year, representing the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and diverse beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation.
     
           

Sunday, October 9th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters first phase at 12:33 am, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A fast 26.2-mile course attracts everyone from elite athletes to novice marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 120 foreign countries. Annually, the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend. For more information check out the website at click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - Government
    - The debate will take place at Washington University in St. Louis

    The second presidential debate will be a town meeting, where half of the questions will come from participants and the other from the moderator. The moderator's questions will be based on public interest topics determined via social media and other sources.
     
           

Monday, October 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Observance of Columbus Day the second Monday in October. Commemorates the landfall of Columbus in the new world.
     
           

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A project of the Human Rights Campaign since 1988. On October 11, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their supportive allies celebrate National Coming Out Day. This day encourages LGBT individuals to come out and be honest about themselves. For additionally information checkout click for details
     
           

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

  • | 6:00pm - 7:15pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education, substance use, family
    - Farm Family Matters is a free, six-session education, skill-building and support group for family members, loved ones and friends of people with alcohol and other drug addiction (including family/friends of people struggling with addiction, in treatment, or in recovery from addiction, and people who are concerned about another person’s substance use.) Topics repeat every six weeks and include, “Addiction 101,” “Treatment and Twelve Steps,” “Relapse and Recovery,” “Communication,” “Family dynamics,” and “Boundaries.” People can join the group at any phase in the cycle. The group provides an opportunity to learn about addiction and family dynamics, and share your experiences with others who understand. You are not alone!
    Dates and times: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm. Does not meet on the day of or day before Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s.
    Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor Michigan 48103. Second floor, in “Creation Station” room.
    Contact: Katie Gordon, Dawn Farm Outpatient Services
    Phone: 734-821-0216
    Email: info@dawnfarm.org
    Web site: click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypilanti MI 48197
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Holiest Jewish observance. A day for fasting, repentance and atonement. Begins at sundown on Oct 11.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Stop Bullying Day, which is referred to by some as, “Unity Day” is observed annually on the second Wednesday in October. This annual day is designed to bring awareness of the need to stand up against and put and end to bullying by classroom actives and school assembly presentations. For further information check out, click for details & click for details.
     
           
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