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4th Annual

Sunday, September 10th from 2 to 6 p.m.
at Sweetwater Performance Pavilion




2023 Recap

What a day we had at Recovery Rocks 2023!hank you to our amazing sponsors, resource tables, speakers, the two/eight band, food trucks, vendors, donors to and buyers of our silent auction items and honor baskets, 80+ volunteers and the 1100+ people who made this event the best yet.

We are pleased to announce the funds generated from the Honor Baskets from Recovery Rocks 2022 and 2023 were donated to the Recovery Cafe Fort Wayne to provide education to anyone in recovery through their School of Recovery. For more information about the Recovery Cafe Fort Wayne, please visit

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Jennifer Hope (center) founder/director of The Mom of an Addict, Inc. presents a check for $5,494.07 to Ryan and Nicol Marsden of the Recovery Cafe Fort Wayne on February 1, 2024.

Thank you to everyone who made this donation possible!

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Thank you to our headliner sponsor the Allen County Sheriff's Department, Sweetwater, 80+ volunteers, resource tables, vendors, food trucks, speakers, the two/eight band, our other amazing sponsors, and everyone who attended Recovery Rocks 2023!

It was incredible with over 1,100 people who were not alone for an afternoon.

Congratulations to our first ever Rockstars:

Recovery Ally of the Year - Michael Baer

Recovery Professional of the Year - Dr. Kowaleski
Recovery Peer of the Year - Rachael Foos
Recovery Rockstar of the Year - Sarah Mungovan & Tommy Streeter

We are already working on Recovery Rocks 2024, and we can't wait to see you there!

Rockstar of the Year Awards

Recovery Rockstar of the Year: 
Sarah Mungovan & Tommy Streeter

This is a person living a life in recovery who goes above and beyond on a regular basis to encourage and empower others to do the same.

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Recovery Professional Rockstar of the Year:

Dr. Kowaleski

This is a person who is employed in the counseling, legal, social work or nursing fields OR as a physician, psychiatrist or psychologist who has developed or improved programs centered around mental health and/or substance use, has an exceptional approach to treating patients that could serve as a model for others or in a professional capacity has been a loud voice for ending the stigma associated with mental health and substance use.

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Recovery Peer Rockstar of the Year:
Rachael Foos

This is a person with lived experience who now holds the credential of CARC I or II, CPSP or CHW/CRS and either works or volunteers in a peer capacity to help remove barriers that hinder people from seeking treatment and to support others on their recovery journey.

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Recovery Ally Rockstar of the Year: Michael Baer

This is a person who does not have personal lived experience but is passionately devoted to being an advocate and ally for those who have or had lived experience, along with their families, through vocation or volunteering.

Event Features

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  • 2:00 - Event Opens

  • 2:00 to 3:00 - Resource Tables, Kids Activities, Vendors, Food Trucks, Hidden in Plain Sight Trailer, Silent Auction/Honor Baskets

  • 3:00 to 5:00 - Live Music, Speakers, Scholarship Announcement wrapping up with Rockstar of the Year Awards (Kids Activities remain open)

  • 5:00 to 6:00 - Resource Tables, Kids Activities, Vendors, Food Trucks, Hidden in Plain Sight Trailer with Silent Auction/Honor Basket/Raffle Pickup at 5:20

  • 6:00 - Event Closes - See you in 2024!



  • Sober Gang / Wild Unicorn Designs

  • K&E Custom Prints

  • SafeHaven Commodities

  • Wire Art Jewelry

  • Trashy T'z by Tracy

  • Two Eight

"Hidden In Plain Sight"

"Hidden In Plain Sight" is a traveling exhibit and program designed to help parents of teens recognize unfamiliar hazards that are often in plain sight. With more than 100 items included in this interactive exhibit, local experts guide parents through a simulated teenager's bedroom and explain areas of concern.

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Recovery Rocks tumblers will be
on sale at the event!

They are insulated with a lid and comes in three colors.


$20 each     We will accept cash, Venmo or credit card

Pre-Order your Event T-Shirts!

Purchasing online means you are certain to get a shirt! We will NOT be selling shirts at the you're only chance to get them is to order them now!

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BHG Fort Wayne

Farrington Specialty Centers

The Rescue Mission

CleanSlate Centers
Imagine More, LLC

Shawnee Construction

Lassus Bros. Stores #37 & 32
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Aliya Health Group/ Footprints to Recovery

Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center

Celebrate Recovery at The Chapel

Recovery Cafe Fort Wayne


A Better Life - Brianna's Hope

Vorderman Volkswagen

Anabranch Recovery Center

Old National Bank
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