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Staff Recognition Celebration

Staff Recognition Celebration

The Staff Recognition Celebration held on December 12th was a great success. Staff from each of MARC’s programs – the Crisis Center, Florence Manor, Bolger House, Dowling House and the Sober Supported Housing Program- were able to share in the festivities. So too were many of the members of the MARC  Board of Directors and the MARC Foundation Board who attended. The event is held each year as an expression of gratitude to and recognition of the MARC staff for the tremendous work they do helping clients change their life and lifestyle to find and sustain recovery. The event, including the gifts given to all staff, is supported exclusively with contributions made by the MARC Board and Foundation members. Staff and residents also pitch in with help decorating and providing some of the refreshments for the...

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Staff Recognition Party

Friends of MARC and members of both Boards can recognize the many contributions of the MARC staff to its success on Friday, December 12, from 2:00 to 5:00 at the office conference room, 51 Cannon Street, Poughkeepsie.

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Annual Bolger House Halloween Party

Once again Bolger House hosted its Halloween Party on the afternoon of October 29. As usual, there was an amazing amount of terrific food and many residents in costume, but the event is also attended by many friends and graduates of MARC in mufti. A good time (and a good meal) was had by all.

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A Beautiful Day for Recovery Walk

A Beautiful Day for Recovery Walk

Residents of the MARC houses came out in substantial numbers to participate in the MARC Walk for Recovery on October 25, 2014, at Baird Park, along with many friends of MARC from the Alcoholics Anonymous community of Dutchess County. Although the day was bracketed by poor weather on Friday and Sunday, the walkers on Saturday enjoyed perfect weather for the event. Although most of the walkers chose the blacktop roads for their walks of up to 5 km, at least four intrepid walkers took the rocky paths through the woods. We were happy to have a number of walkers joined by dogs and also to see a few young “walkers” riding in strollers. Everyone enjoyed hot dogs, chocolate bars, and coffee after the walk, and many walkers left with tee shirts and/or bracelets commemorating the event. Based on this year’s success, the committee has already started to plan the walk for next...

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2014 Golf Tournament Raises Record Amount

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2014 Golf Tournament! The 2014 Tom Gannon/Cliff Andrews Day of Golf was a great success this year. There were foursomes (and a one threesome) starting from each of the 80 holes at the beautiful Red Hook Golf Club course on a simply beautiful day for golf. Although no one won the 1967 Mustang convertible by getting a hole-in-one on Hole Number 2, there were a multitude of prizes for golfing achievement as well as two separate raffles and an auction. The food was exceptional and everyone had a great time, so next year we will return to Red Hook in hopes of another success. And, by the way, the event raised over $15,000 to support MARC in all its programs....

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