Over 150 professionals, volunteers, leaders in the faith community, public officials and representatives of government agencies gathered on October 4th to celebrate those who give above and beyond to the recovery community.  The theme for this year’s Annual Awards Dinner was “Laughter Is Good Medicine”  featuring a special performance by recovery comedian Katie Rubin.

Congratulations and many thanks to the following award recipients who were honored that evening:

  • Harry Carlsson – Recipient of the Harold Cole Award, presented by the Sacramento County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board
  • Dr. Michael Parr – Recipient of the Bernie Breining Award for Visionary Leadership, presented by the NCADD Sacramento Region Affiliate
  • Michael Leistico – Recipient of the Barbara Woodard Outstanding Volunteer Award, also presented by the NCADD Sacramento Region Affiliate.

Many thanks also to our Program Advertisers and Table Sponsors who supported the event.