Press Release, Baton Rouge







(Houston, TX – September 2, 2016) The Cenikor Foundation (Cenikor) is hosting its annual Voices for Recovery Luncheon in Baton Rouge, LA on Thursday, September 15, 2016. We are fortunate each year to host strong members of the local community including local and state representatives, prominent business leaders, illustrious members of the recovery and behavioral health industry, and proud alumni of the Cenikor family. Each year we honor key members of the Baton Rouge community that have made a tremendous impact on our great City. This year we are privileged to honor Congressman Garret Graves as Elected Official of the Year; The Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation as Philanthropist of the Year; Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services as Business Partner of the Year; and Ms. Dianne Andrews as Community Leader of the Year.

We have been proud to call Baton Rouge home for many years. “With the generous support of the great people, the great organizations and the great leaders of the Baton Rouge community, we have been able to impact the lives of over 680 clients through our Long-term and Outpatient programs this year alone. We look forward to many years of continued service to this remarkable, and strong city.” says Bill Bailey, Cenikor President and CEO.

In celebration of National Recovery Month, Cenikor hosts this annual luncheon to share insights on the path to recovery, celebrate the achievements of our clients’ success, while raising vital funds to help our clients become responsible citizens free of substance abuse. This year’s event will be held at Boudreaux’s Restaurant located at 2647 Government Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806.

Recovery touches everyone in some shape or form. Cenikor recognize that what we do each day changes the life of someone truly in need, their families, and their communities at large. There are several sponsorship opportunities as well as individual tickets still available, with all proceeds going to benefit our clients and their recovery. Every donation has the power to change the life of someone when needed most. Eighty-one cents of every dollar donated to our cause goes toward program costs. If you have any questions please contact Sarah Cortell Vandersypen via email at: or by phone at 225.236.4957. Cenikor is grateful for the leadership, service and generosity of our attendees and sponsors.

Cenikor is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to helping people with substance abuse and behavioral health issues through a full continuum of care. Cenikor proudly serves over 1,000 clients per week, offering prevention, short-term inpatient, long-term inpatient, ambulatory detoxification, inpatient detoxification, adult outpatient, adolescent inpatient, adolescent outpatient, and sober living programs. Celebrating more than 49 years, Cenikor is one of the oldest and most successful substance abuse treatment centers in the nation. Cenikor offers a continuum of care in Texas and Louisiana, dedicated to assisting people develop the skills needed to become responsible citizens free of substance abuse.


Media Contact: Kari Schoeffler
Cenikor Foundation
AVP Marketing & Government Relations
713-266-9944 ext.3196

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