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Family Day and Graduation

December, 2015

The associates enjoyed a great day with their families at Recovery Ventures annual Family Day and Christmas celebration. The day was topped off with 9 associates graduating the 2 year program. An outstanding accomplishment. Congratulations and good luck to:

Chari S, Jacob Y, Brad M, Sid S, Gary C, Eric B, Mike S, Mike D and Chase M.

Thanksgiving... A Celebration of Gratitude

November, 2015

Gratitudes at Thanksgiving has been a long-standing tradition in the Recovery Ventures community. After a superb meal cooked and served by our very own associates, the entire community gathered together in a giant circle where everyone had the opportunity to express what they were thankful for. A truly powerful experience!!!

Aftercare Outing

October, 2015

Recovery Ventures curratulationently has over 25 senior associates and graduates living in transitional housing that participate in aftercare groups several times a month. Living life in long-term recovery is a lot about balance and learning to have fun in a sober environment. As a break from the regular therapeutic groups, all these associates went to a haunted trail in Hendersonville, NC. and had a great time... Sober!!!

RVC Annual Beach Trip

September, 2015

As a reward for all their hard work throughout the year, the associates of Recovery Ventures enjoyed several days of rest and relaxation in beautiful Emerald Isle North Carolina. While the weather didn't quite cooperate as many would have liked, everyone had a great time swimming, fishing and just taking it easy. Those associates with children that were able to make the trip, got a special treat in spending the afternoon with their kids and starting the healing process of rebuilding those important family relationships.


Fall Graduation

September, 2015

The Recovery Ventures Community gathered at Montreat College to celebrate the graduation of 3 more associates from the program. A big congratualtions to Jimmie H, Mike D and Andrew W - and best of luck on your new life in recovery!!!

Fourth of July Celebration

July, 2015

All Recovery Ventures associates enjoyed a little break from their busy summer schedules with a cookout, some volleyball and a great fireworks show to finish off the evening!!!


2nd Annual Alumni Day

June, 2015

Our 2nd Annual Alumni Day was a huge success as lots of graduates and former residents all came together to enjoy a beautiful day of fellowship in recovery. The weather cooperated, and there was tons of great barbecue for everyone's enjoyment. A big thanks to all who helped make this special day happen.

At the end of the day, we celebrated the graduation of four more associates:

Congratulations to Ben O, Russell M, Oliver S and Isacc C


Steve Sorrells Appointed to NCSAPPB

May, 2015

We are very pleased to announce that Steve Sorrells was elected as the Western Region representative to The North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (NCSAPPB). The NCSAPPB is the credentialing body for addictions counselors in the state of North Carolina. This is a tremendous honor for Steve and Recovery Ventures is proud to have one our own staff members on the board.

Men's and Women's Rafting and Ziplining

April, 2015

A huge thanks to Rafting in the Smokies!!! Recovery Ventures is very fortunate to have formed a partnership with this rafting outfit in the Smokey National Forest. In exchange for a few days of landscaping work - our associates enjoyed a day of rafting on the Pigeon river as well as ziplining through their beautiful property.

This was a first time thrill for almost all of our associates, and everyone was very grateful for the opportunity to enjoy some rest and relaxation in their cabins in the mountains. A great reward for all their hardwork in the program!!!

Recovery Ventures Graduation at Montreat College

March, 2015

Recovery Ventures is proud to announce its first graduating class of 2015 and welcome these seven associates into our growing alumni family. A tremendous outpouring of support from family and friends was in attendence on the beautiful campus of Montreat College in Montreat, NC, to mark this special event.

Congratulations to: David W, Jason H, Elizabeth M, Jason A, Jason M, Jason R and Carr E!!!

Recovery Ventures Receives Award from North Carolina Counseling Association

February, 2015 Steve Sorrells accepted an award presented to Recovery Ventures from the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) division of the North Carolina Counseling Association (NCCA), The award was presented by Dr. Geri Miller at the annual conference of the NCCA in February in Greensboro, NC. The award is in recognition of the outstanding group therapy work done at Recovery Ventures. The clinical staff feels honored to have received this prestigious award.

Congratulations to Mike Fort

January, 2015
We would like to congratulate Mike Fort on earning his Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) credentials with the state of North Carolina. He recently completed all training, supervision requirements and passed the qualifications' exam.  Mike has been with Recovery Ventures since 2010 and is currently our Business and Administration Manager.  We are all very proud of this accomplishment and pleased to have Mike as part of our clinical staff.

Family Day and Kid's Christmas

December, 2014

We had our largest turnout ever for our annual family day celebration with over 350 family members coming out to support their loved ones in recovery. Santa Claus stopped by for a visit to bring some early Christmas presents to the children of the associates, and their was lots of food to go around.

We closed out this event with our final graduation of 2014, where we celebrated nine more associates completing the Recovery Ventures Program:

Congratulations to: Matt W, Kayla L, Mandy T, Dan Y, Korbyn E, Anthony A, Pete M, Mark Z & Jake P


2014 Fall Graduation

September, 2014

Seven more associates completed the Recovery Ventures Program in September. Please join us in congratulating these individuals on their tremendous accomplishment.

Congratulations to Joe G, Van S, Dania B, Justin B, Melissa M, Josh T & Chris L

Emerald Isle 2014

August, 2014

The late summer tradition at Recovery Ventures continues... 2014 marks the 12th consecutive year that program has brought the associates down to the beautiful crystal coast for some well-deserved fun in the sun and sand. After a busy summer work season, the vacation gave all associates a chance to realize the importance of having fun in sobriety.

1st Annual RVC Alumni Day

June, 2014

In an effort to promote fellowship and encourage all graduates and former associates of the program to continue and participate, Recovery Ventures has started an annual Alumni Day event in the summertime. The day was a huge success with lots of graduates and program supporters in attendance to enjoy some barbecue, music and good times celebrating the opportunities recovery has given all of us. As a fitting conclusion to a great day, everyone celebrated the graduation of nine associates:

Congratulations to Benita H, Lisa M, Crystal H, Teresa M, Eric A, Nick B, Warren B, Steve S & David J

Women's Rafting Spring Trip

April, 2014

A group of female residents braved the unrelenting winter weather on our semiannual rafting trip in West Virginia. While the wet suits weren't quite enough to fend off the frigid water temperatures, everyone had a great time and got to enjoy clean and sober camaraderie rafting the New River. Thanks again to ACE Adventure Resort for great accommodations and their continued support!

Our First Graduation of 2014

March, 2014

On March 28 2014, 4 women and 3 men completed the Recovery Ventures program and took a huge step towards their new lives in recovery. We are very proud of all these individuals that reached this milestone, and welcome them into our RVC alumni family.

Congratulations to Suzy Bennett!!

January, 2014

Please join us in congratulating Suzy Bennett, Office Manager/Administrative Assistant for the completion of all training and supervision requirements in becoming a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC). GREAT JOB, Suzy, we are all very proud to have as part of the RVC team.

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Please join us in CONGRATULATING Suzy Bennett, Office Manager/Administrative Assistant, for the completion of all training and supervision requirements in becoming a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC). GREAT JOB, Suzy. We are all very proud to have you as a part of the RVC Team.