This week, at its Harrison Adult Campus in Rockford , Rosecrance hosted its Second Annual Recovery Warrior Banquet for residential clients (on Wednesday, June 19) and first Health Center Recovery Warrior Luncheon (on Thursday, June 20).
Speakers included Juan Hernandez, executive director of A Fresh Start Sober Living in Chicago, and Steve C., a Rosecrance alum who celebrated five years of sobriety. Both shared their stories of recovery. Wednesday evening, Rosecrance also honored Shirley Ann Redden, who recently retired after 14 years of service, with a Recovery Warrior Lifetime Achievement Award. Staff members were also honored with a video and slideshow, and clients were given awards after being nominated by staff and peers.