Press Release, Waco


(Houston, TX – August 30, 2016) The Cenikor Foundation (Cenikor) is hosting its annual Voices for Recovery Luncheon in Waco, TX on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. We are fortunate each year to host strong members 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 Waco community that have made a tremendous impact on our great City. This year we are privileged to honor Judge Fernando Villarreal as Elected Official of the Year; The Cooper Foundation as Philanthropist of the Year; Caritas of Waco as Business Partner of the Year; and Dr. Edward M. Lee as Community Leader of the Year.

Waco has been such a gracious home for the Cenikor family. “With the generous support of the Waco community, we have been able to impact the lives of over 1,000 clients this year alone. We just celebrated our four-year anniversary in Waco and are looking forward to many years of continued service.” 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 the Waco Convention Center Brazos Ballroom, located at 100 Washington, Waco, TX 76701.

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 Halston Reyna, via email at: or via phone at 254.315.1407. 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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