Singer-songwriter Judy Colllins will speak at Father Martin's… (CAMERA PRESS )
Legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual Women in Recovery Luncheon May 22 at Father Martin's Ashley, a non-profit alcoholism and drug addiction treatment center near Havre de Grace.
The luncheon celebrates and honors the lives of women in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.
Collins overcame addiction when entering treatment in 1978, and has been living a life of recovery for over 30 years, according to her biography. Collins has been a strong advocate for addiction recovery and also suicide prevention since losing her son to suicide.
This year's luncheon honoree is U.S. Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack of California. Bono Mack was first elected in 1998 has been a leader in the fight against prescription drug abuse and serves as a co-chair of the Congressional Caucus of Prescription Drug Abuse.
All proceeds from this event benefit the Mae Abraham Legacy fund, which supports Ashley's Women's Program and scholarships for woman.
Individual tickets are on sale for $100 a person, and sponsorships are available. For more information or to purchase tickets visit http://www.FatherMartinsAshley.org/Luncheon.
Father Martin's Ashley is a nationally-recognized leader in the treatment of alcoholism and chemical dependence located on a 147-acre campus near Havre de Grace. Father Martin's Ashley is a division of Ashley, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, that has treated more than 34,000 patients, offering inpatient addiction and alcoholism treatment as well as sobriety enrichment, DWI and family and children's educational programs.