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First Call – Celebration Evening

First Call’s annual Celebration Evening was held on September 20th at The Gallery Event Space. Dr. Heather Hale Rosburg and Chris Rosburg served as the chairmen. More than 350 guests enjoyed dinner and remarks from Keynote Speaker Sam Quinones, author of Dreamland. The evening raised awareness about First Call and substance use disorder as a disease.

Jessica Dresner, Michele Renkemeyer, Peggy Landwehr, and Rachael and Lou Steele

 

(Seated) Miriam McKinney, Richard Rhyne, Maria Pyle, and Holly Mihal (standing) Gretchen and Hans Gold, Ruth Brackney and Jim Betterman

 

Mike Helmuth and Lola Ragan

 

(Seated) Phyllis and Lon Switzer, Scott Switzer and Andrew Komer (standing) Pat and Maureen Purcell and Lindsay and Patrick Martin

 

(Seated) Nikki Leone, Hugh O’Donnell and Lori Stegeman (standing) Robert and Danica Tormohlen, Cindy and David Smith, Nicole Esquibel, and Gene Stegeman

 

Daniel Miller, Kaylee Douglas, Sam Quinones, keynote speaker; David Santiago and John Godsey

Also featured in the November 10, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Brian Rice

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