Colleen Fry Promoted to Oversee All Alumni Activities

Colleen Fry has been named Rosecrance’s Director of Alumni Relations. Formerly one of Rosecrance’s alumni coordinators, Fry will guide the Alumni Relations team, which establishes relationships with clients and families throughout treatment and recovery. Once clients leave treatment, Alumni Relations works to ensure they stay connected to Rosecrance through recovery support groups, newsletters, workshops, reunions, … Continued

Rosecrance hires new Alumni Coordinator

Paul Gilmet recently joined the Rosecrance team as its Alumni Coordinator. Paul will work closely with Fr. Jim Swarthout in developing a new and robust menu of alumni services. Paul graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 1999 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He joins the team with a strong background in developing alumni … Continued

Rosecrance Alumni Reflection: Jam Alker

by Jam Alker Addiction will sever connections to everything the addict loves, and that was certainly true in my case. I lost my connection to music during my years out there, so I don’t know what made me decide to bring my guitar with me when I finally went into treatment. I didn’t know, but … Continued

SoulCycle Northshore supports recovery

SoulCycle Northshore recently held a charity ride for Rosecrance as part of Red Ribbon Week. Rosecrance’s Alumni Coordinator Paul Gilmet and Director of Outreach Mary Egan joined in on the class, as the instructor Joshua brought a powerful message of hope and inspiration to the riders. Thanks to SoulCycle’s support of those in recovery!

Rosecrance recovery stories shared at alumni picnic

Over fifty Rosecrance alumni, family members and staff gathered at Southwest Community Park in Rockford on August 10 for an alumni picnic. Current and former clients shared stories of recovery while attendees enjoyed a meal together. Rosecrance Recovery Home Specialist Denise Johnson spoke about the importance of alumni events: “This is our first annual alumni … Continued