Last year over two hundred people from local agencies, non-profits and community based organizations gathered at the NCADD Sacramento Annual Awards Dinner to celebrate those who dedicate their lives to recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.

NCADD Sacramento will again host the Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner on October 4th, including the presentation of the Harold Cole Award in conjunction with the Sacramento County Alcohol and Drugs Advisory Board.

We are now accepting nominations in the Bernie Breining Visionary Leadership Award category. The nominee must have demonstrated capacity to bring innovative approaches to the AOD field and consistently demonstrated leadership, accomplishment and encouragement of recovery in the community.

There are several ways you can submit a nomination that must be received by the September 23 deadline:

  • Fax – Download a Nomination Form and fax it, along with supporting materials, to (916) 921-1787
  • Scan – Download a Nomination Form and send a scanned version, along with supporting materials to
  • Mail – Download a Nomination Form and mail it, along with supporting materials, by Sept. 20 to NCADD Sacramento, Attn: Nominations Committee, 1446 Ethan Way, Sacramento, CA 95825
  • Online – Visit and submit your nomination using the online form.

To learn more about the October 4th Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner, and to purchase tickets online, please visit  There will be a cost savings if you purchase tickets in advance, and even further savings if you buy a table for ten!