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Ivan Neville Coming To RI For Rally4Recovery

Thursday, August 15, 2013

 

Ivan Neville and Dumpstaphunk will perform for a great cause at the Rally4Recovery on September 21.

Dumpstaphunk featuring lvan Neville will be headlining the Rally4Recovery in Providence on September 21. Neville, in long-term recovery from addiction, is a musician, singer, and songwriter. Former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy, an advocate for the rights of people with addiction and mental illness, will be the Rally4Recovery Grand Marshal, kicking off events nationwide. Speakers will include David Mineta, Deputy Director of Demand Reduction, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

“We invite people in recovery, our families and friends from throughout the region to join us in Providence,” said Jim Gillen, Co-Chair of the Rhode Island Rally4Recovery committee. “There are over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. On October 1st, millions of people with addiction and mental illness will be eligible for health insurance coverage. We will be celebrating this important victory by getting ready to enroll,” he continued.  

“We thank everyone who’s standing up for recovery, offering hope and opportunity for people who still need help to recover,” said Dona Dmitrovic, chair of Faces & Voices of Recovery’s board of directors. “When we recover, we benefit ourselves, our communities and the nation.” Faces & Voices is the national organization coordinating Rally for Recovery! events during September, National Recovery Month. More than 100,000 people are expected to participate. The Rhode Island rally will be streamed live worldwide.

 

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