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Summer Alumni Reunion

Summer Alumni Reunion

Sounds of laughter and meaningful conversation drifted under sunny skies and over Aurora’s lawn and gardens as its family celebrated the Summer Alumni Reunion together on August 15. Comfortably adhering to well-maintained boundaries of Covid-19’s restrictions, alumni members and various staff returned to the beautiful Gimli campus to nourish their spiritual and emotional selves, in a Summer Alumni Reunion

ARC Squad is Activated This Autumn

ARC Squad is Activated This Autumn

Warm greetings matched the sunny skies when Aurora alumni gathered at the Centre in Gimli and set out to work on our Adopt a Highway clean up on September 19th. After a period of inactivity due to the COVID-19 situation, the ARC Squad volunteer spirit was on display along Highway 222. The Adopt A Highway ARC Squad is Activated This Autumn

Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 Festival Schedule

Recovery Day Winnipeg Stage Schedule

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page Presented by St. Raphael Wellness Centre and Aurora Recovery Centre, Recovery Day gives Winnipeg a chance to build awareness around addiction and mental health, challenge social stigma, celebrate recovery, and improves life for individuals, families, communities, and businesses. Recovery Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 Festival Schedule

Rusty Matyas to Speak at Recovery Day

Rusty Matyas to Speak at Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 Virtual Event

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page Rusty Matyas has been an active member of the Canadian music scene for over 20 years. First, as a member/player/writer/producer with groups like the Waking Eyes, Imaginary Cities, the Weakerthans and the Sheepdogs, he more recently made the switch Rusty Matyas to Speak at Recovery Day

Rod Pedersen Speaking at Recovery Day

Rod Pedersen, Host of The Rod Pederson Show Speaking at Recovery Day

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page Rod Pedersen is a Best Selling Author, celebrated sports broadcaster and host of The Rod Pedersen Show, but few know that on January 27, 2015, Rod was the target of an intervention. His lifelong struggles with alcoholism and mental illness had Rod Pedersen Speaking at Recovery Day

The Keen And The Kind To Perform: Recovery Day

Local Band The Keen And The Kind To Perform For Recovery Day

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page The Keen and The Kind is the passion project of indigenous singer/songwriter Violet Vopni and jazz guitarist Clinton Giesbrecht. They’re easy-going folks with music that sparks emotions in their listeners. Their songs range from upbeat pop to groovy smooth jazz The Keen And The Kind To Perform: Recovery Day

Canadian Singer-Songwriter Fresh IE to perform for Recovery Day 2020

Canadian Singer-Songwriter Fresh IE to perform for Recovery Day 2020

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page Fresh Wilson known professionally as Fresh IE, Canadian singer-songwriter, and producer. Wilson has produced over 22 albums and has written over 400 songs. Creating history in 2003, fresh was the first Canadian rapper to be nominated for a Grammy Canadian Singer-Songwriter Fresh IE to perform for Recovery Day 2020

Recovery Day Winnipeg Helping To End Stigma of Addiction and Recovery

Recovery Day Winnipeg Helping To End Stigma of Addiction and Recovery

St. Raphael Wellness Centre (SRWC) and Aurora Recovery Centre are hosting Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 from 5 pm to 7 pm Due to the COVID pandemic, this year’s event is online via Facebook Live. Viewers can tune into the event through the Recovery Day website or Facebook page. Website: RecoveryDayWpg.com Facebook: facebook.com/RecoveryDayWpg Recovery Recovery Day Winnipeg Helping To End Stigma of Addiction and Recovery

Overdose Awareness Day 2020

International Overdose Awareness Day

A sombre but dedicated group of Aurora staff made their way to Winnipeg’s Stephen Juba Park on August 31, 2020, doing their part to recognize the significance of International Overdose Awareness Day. A collection of mental health and addiction advocates and community organizations took part in an afternoon of sharing, awareness, and support of the Overdose Awareness Day 2020

Aurora Recovery Centre Welcomes New Faces To The Team

Neal Berger, Aurora Recovery Centre

With laser focus on moving forward in reshaping the face of treatment and recovery in central Canada, the 70-bed treatment centre in Gimli, Manitoba has welcomed two new faces to the Aurora team, while saying goodbye to an original member.