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2011-04-21 00:00:27

Sober College's newest evolution combines class credit with service work through community outreach. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 The development of this CORE Program, by staff member Shane Coyle, has given students a multitude of chances to give back to the community and get class credit. "Innovations like this are at the heart of the Sober College experience," according to founder Robert Pfeifer, "Anytime we can take traditional treatment related activities, like service...

2011-01-15 00:00:43

Wall Street entrepreneur Tom Rees had everything going his way -- until he hit the brick wall of a mid-life crisis. This led to depression, anxiety and then drug abuse, which took him through a course of rehab and recovery that has led to a whole new business in the world of sober living. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 Tom Rees believes strongly that the sober living experience plays a much more critical role in the treatment process of drugs and alcohol than most people think. In...

2010-11-10 00:00:43

TLC Clean & Sober Living Homes (http://tlcresidential.com) announced today they will partner with HG Media (http://hg-media.com) in an effort to create a rich multi-media website for those seeking information about sober living. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 9, 2010 Enhanced knowledge of the sober home industry is important. "There is a need for quality Sober Living Environments in the U.S. We want to do our part to help those seeking recovery from drug and alcohol addiction to...

2010-10-26 00:01:42

Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin continues fight against drunk driving by providing free cab rides home on Halloween Terre Haute, Indiana (PRWEB) October 25, 2010 Halloween is becoming one of the scariest nights of the year to be on the road because of drunk drivers. In fact, the number of motor vehicle fatalities rises 30 percent when Halloween is on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. To help reduce these accidents, Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin will be offering its Safe and Sober...

2010-10-26 00:01:42

Berg Injury Lawyers hosts Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program; Adds Sacramento area to San Francisco and East Bay Alameda, California (PRWEB) October 25, 2010 On a night when more than half of all traffic deaths are caused by drunk drivers, one law firm is doing all it can to help ensure the safety of everyone on the road this Halloween. Five years and more than 4,600 cab rides later, Berg Injury Lawyers' Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program will be available on Halloween for...

2009-12-03 18:23:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- P!nk has earned two Grammy Award nominations for Best Pop Vocal Album for her fifth studio album Funhouse and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for her hit single "Sober." The accomplished singer/songwriter/performer has previously won two Grammy Awards for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for "Trouble" in 2003, and Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals in 2001 for "Lady Marmalade." The nominations come at the heels of the final leg of P!nk's successful,...

2008-08-10 12:00:15

By Pat Reavy Deseret News While a lot of people were getting married on Friday, 8-8-08 on the calendar, local law enforcers and a downtown Salt Lake bar reminded residents that the number eight has another important meaning in Utah. A motorist whose blood-alcohol content is above 0.08 can be arrested for drunken driving. The Utah Highway Patrol, the Department of Highway Safety and advertising group R&R Partners tried to drive home that point by launching their latest DUI campaign...

2008-07-14 09:00:35

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. _ Most everybody in this neighborhood coffee haunt has been hooked on something. The high-school dropout with beauty-pageant looks has been fending off a heroin habit for two decades. The former football player says he is clean now after years of popping pain pills. Santa Claus succumbed to alcohol. Nineteen of the fallen are here tonight for therapy and healing, for a second _ or a third or fourth _ chance, hoping to reclaim a piece of their lives. They form a circle in...

2006-05-05 14:52:02

By Tamara Conniff LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Five years ago, James Hetfield would not have been awake or sober enough to get into the studio at 9 a.m., but that's where he's frequently found himself as work continues on Metallica's new album. "I would have been going to bed at 9 a.m., not going to work," he tells Billboard. Things have changed for Hetfield, who has been sober for nearly five years. On May 12, he will receive an honor he says he is more proud of than any career...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin