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2014-04-09 23:28:25

Michael Askew, CCAR Recovery Community Center Manager of Bridgeport, received the Urdang-Torres Community Impact Award at the 3rd Annual Bridgeport ReEntry Awards Ceremony. This award recognizes a person, agency, or advocate who has worked tirelessly to promote the betterment of those reentering society. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) is proud to announce that Michael Askew, Manager of the CCAR Recovery Community Center Manager,...

2014-02-02 23:01:38

CCAR Annual Meeting, January 22, 2014 Rocky Hill, CT (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) held their annual meeting on January 22, 2014 highlighted by the presentation of the Bob Savage Recovery Advocate of the Year Award to Walter Ginter, MARS Project Director. This year the award was presented to Walter Ginter, Project Director of the Medication-Assisted Recovery Support (MARS) Project. Mr. Ginter has been an energetic and dedicated...

2013-09-24 23:28:10

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) will host its 14th annual Recovery Walks! on Friday, September 27, 2013, with registration beginning at 9:30 AM at Bushnell Park in Hartford, CT. Hartford, Connecticut (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Recovery Walks! is a highly anticipated celebratory event for those in recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs, as well as for their families, friends, and supporters. In addition to walking, participants will "put a face on...

2013-05-31 23:23:02

Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR), a leading national nonprofit organization that promotes recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction through advocacy, education, and service, successfully hosted its 8th Annual Volunteer Recognition Celebration. The event honored community members who have volunteered more than 23,000 hours of their time over the past year serving in a variety of roles in recovery community centers throughout the greater Hartford, CT area. Hartford, CT...

2013-04-15 16:23:36

Donation Replaces Books Damaged by Storm; Synagogues Feeling 'Blessed' with Support NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) has donated over 400 new copies of Mishkan T'filah, the Reform Movement prayerbook, to two New York area congregations, Temple Sinai in Massapequa and West End Temple in Neponsit, both of which suffered severe storm damage from Superstorm Sandy this past fall. "We were heartbroken when we saw how the...

2013-03-21 12:26:27

Rabbinic Leadership Organization of Reform Judaism Pledges Continuing Dialogue; Relationship Building between Catholic Church and Jewish People NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Central Conference of American Rabbis, the world's largest group of Jewish clergy, consisting of 2,000 Reform Rabbis across North America, offers its congratulations to Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio on his elevation to Pope Francis I and his formal inauguration in Vatican City this week. The...

2013-02-04 12:24:24

Millions Engage in Moral Campaign on February 4 to Prevent Gun Violence WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans from a remarkably diverse array of religious backgrounds will join together on Monday, February 4 at faithscalling.org to call on Congress to act to prevent gun violence. Religious leaders and interfaith groups are mobilizing their flocks and empowering faithful Americans across the country to continue the moral drumbeat for passing sensible gun violence...

2012-12-29 05:02:57

Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery, a leading national nonprofit organization that promotes recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction through advocacy and education, announced that its next CCAR Recovery Coach Academy is scheduled to take place on January 21-25, 2013 in Connecticut. Hartford, Connecticut (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery, a leading national nonprofit organization that promotes recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction...

2011-08-18 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During World War II with the Nazi rise to power, more than 2,000 titles from the Wissenschaft des Judentums or Science of Judaism texts housed at the Frankfurt Library in Germany were either destroyed or dispersed. More than half of the lost titles, cataloged at Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) located at the Center for Jewish History in New York, will now be digitized to reconstruct the collection, thanks to a digital humanities grant awarded...

2011-06-30 08:15:00

Coalition supports access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare services WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholics for Choice, the National Council of Jewish Women, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, in coalition with more than a dozen faith-based organizations, will participate in a briefing today on Capitol Hill to highlight religious support for access to a comprehensive range of reproductive...