Events

Events

MARR holds several events throughout the year. Come celebrate recovery with us!

Alumni Service Work at The Extension – April 23, 2014

Date: April 23, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm
 to 
8:00 pm

MARR Women’s Alumni: Please join us in preparing and serving dinner for the female residents of The Extension — a facility in Marietta that provides comprehensive residential treatment for homeless men and women who struggle with addiction. Volunteers are invited to attend a Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) meeting with the residents afterward.

The Extension – Women’s Campus
130 Holiday Street
Marietta, GA 30060

Contact
For more information, email Alison Broderick or call 678-805-5114.

Step 12: Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

 

North Carolina Alumni Dinner – April 26, 2014

Date: April 26, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
 to 
8:30 pm

Join Us for a MARR Alumni Dinner!

Alumni Dinner in Raleigh on April 13, 2013WHEN: Saturday, April 26, 2014

WHERE: Winston’s Grille, 6401 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27615

TIME: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

COST: $15 Per Person
Spouses/Significant Others Welcome

Let’s Hit the Links
There will be a same-day golf outing at the RGA Golf Course from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Call Gigi Barnes at 678-805-5112 for details.

Alumni Dessert & Speaker Meeting – April 27, 2014

Date: April 27, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm
 to 
7:30 pm

WHAT: Join us for our monthly Alumni Dessert/Coffee & Speaker Meeting. All are welcome!

WHERE: Men’s Recovery Center, 2801 Clearview Place, Doraville, Georgia 30340

COST: FREE!

GUEST SPEAKER: TBD

*There will be a Co-Ed Alumni Meeting from 6-6:15 pm

“But there exists among us a fellowship, a friendliness, and an understanding which is indescribably wonderful.” -Big Book of AA, p. 17

1-Day Family Seminar for the Community – May 2, 2014

Date: May 2, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
 to 
3:30 pm

WHAT:
This seminar is designed for family and friends affected by an active alcoholic and/or drug addict who is not in treatment at MARR.

WHERE:
2815 Clearview Place
Doraville, GA 30340

COST:
$50 per person

  • The Disease of Addiction: Covers different theories of addiction, understanding addictive thinking and the difference between substance abuse and dependence.
  • Addiction, A Family Disease: Describes the symptoms and behaviors of addiction and how they impact family members.
  • Enabling, Rescuing and Controlling: Teaches how to recognize behaviors used by family members as a result of a loved ones’ addiction and to identify new, healthy behaviors.
  • Identifying and Establishing Personal Boundaries: Teaches how to establish and maintain healthy boundaries as a primary tool to detach from addictive behaviors, while continuing to maintain a loving relationship with the addict.
  • Creating a Support System: Teaches family members how to create support for themselves and practice healthy self-care.

19th Annual Golf Tournament – May 5, 2014

Date: May 5, 2014
Time: 9:30 am
 to 
5:30 pm

19th-annual-golf-tournament

WHAT: Join us for our 19th Annual Golf Tournament. Proceeds will benefit the MARR Scholarship Fund.

WHERE: Laurel Springs Golf Club, 6400 Golf Club Drive, Suwanee, GA 30024

TIME: 9:30 a.m. Check-In; 11:00 a.m. Shotgun Start (Four-Person Scramble Format)

ENTRY FEE: $150 per person

INCLUDES: Practice Facility, Player Gift Package, Lunch, 18 Holes of Golf with Cart, Snacks & Beverages, Dinner/Awards Ceremony

CONTACT: Gigi Barnes, 678-805-5112

Tickets and Sponsorships Available!

PROUD SPONSOR OF MARR’S 19TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

4th Annual MARR Olympics for Women – May 17, 2014

Date: May 17, 2014
Time: 10:00 am
 to 
4:00 pm

WHAT: Join the fun at the 4th Annual MARR Olympics for Women. Proceeds will benefit the Scholarship Fund in memory of Skylar Bennett Yancey.

WHERE: Camp Donnie Brown, 300 Sam Harris Lane Canton, GA 30114

COST: 6-Person Teams at $60 Per Team

CONTACT: Steve, 770-895-2703

*Events include, but are not limited to, half-court basketball, tug of war, volleyball, kayak relay and canoe relay.

South Carolina Alumni Dinner – May 17, 2014

Date: May 17, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
 to 
8:30 pm

Alumni Dinner in Spartanburg on June 22, 2013

Join Us for a MARR Alumni Dinner!

WHEN: Saturday, May 17, 2014

WHERE: Four Seasons, 1071 Fernwood Glendale Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29307

TIME: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Let’s Hit the Links
There will be a same-day golf outing at Woodfin Ridge Golf Club (215 S. Woodfin Ridge Drive, Inman, SC 29349) from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact Gigi Barnes at 678-805-5112 for details.

7th Annual MARR Olympics for Men – May 31, 2014

Date: May 31, 2014
Time: 10:00 am
 to 
4:00 pm

WHAT: Join the fun as the men of MARR compete in the 7th annual MARR Olympics. Proceeds will benefit the Scholarship Fund in memory of Skylar Bennett Yancey.

WHERE: Camp Donnie Brown, 300 Sam Harris Lane Canton, GA 30114

COST: 6-Person Teams at $60 Per Team

CONTACT: Steve, 770-895-2703

*Events include, but are not limited to, half-court basketball, tug of war, volleyball, kayak relay and canoe relay.

Annual Picnic Celebration – June 14, 2014

Date: June 14, 2014
Time: 10:00 am
 to 
5:00 pm

WHAT: Please join MARR alumni, clients, volunteers, family members and staff in a celebration of recovery. All are invited for fun, fellowship and a free lunch!

WHERE: Camp Donnie Brown, 300 Sam Harris Lane Canton, GA 30114

*A 12-Step Meeting will complete the day. No RSVP necessary.

1-Day Family Seminar for the Community – June 27, 2014

Date: June 27, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
 to 
3:30 pm

WHAT:
This seminar is designed for family and friends affected by an active alcoholic and/or drug addict who is not in treatment at MARR.

WHERE:
2815 Clearview Place
Doraville, GA 30340

COST:
$50 per person

  • The Disease of Addiction: Covers different theories of addiction, understanding addictive thinking and the difference between substance abuse and dependence.
  • Addiction, A Family Disease: Describes the symptoms and behaviors of addiction and how they impact family members.
  • Enabling, Rescuing and Controlling: Teaches how to recognize behaviors used by family members as a result of a loved ones’ addiction and to identify new, healthy behaviors.
  • Identifying and Establishing Personal Boundaries: Teaches how to establish and maintain healthy boundaries as a primary tool to detach from addictive behaviors, while continuing to maintain a loving relationship with the addict.
  • Creating a Support System: Teaches family members how to create support for themselves and practice healthy self-care.