Auxiliary of Nexus Mother’s May Brunch 2022 Celebrating 51 Years of Changing Lives
(Featured photo from 2021 Auxiliary Mother’s Day Pop Up Flower Shop: Auxiliary Members: Victoria Scoggins, Bernadette Rodriguez, Lynn Joliet, Lauren Gillette, President; Kimberly Gilbert, Ann Alford)*
Auxiliary of Nexus Recovery Center president, Lauren Gillette, along with Louise Hallam Collins, event chair, and honorary chairs, Laura Jeffers and Harriet Jeffers, have exciting news. The Inaugural Mother’s May Brunch happening this Saturday at the Dallas Country Club is sold out!
“We’re delighted that the brunch has sold out and thank our many underwriters, sponsors and supporters for continuing their involvement and commitment to the Auxiliary and Nexus Recovery Center,” Lauren said. She encourages those who are unable to attend the brunch to show their support by purchasing raffle tickets. You don’t have to be present to win! Or you can visit the website and donate online at www.nexusrecovery.org/auxiliary.
The event will celebrate mothers, grandmothers and all the women in our lives. Proceeds support the mission of Nexus Recovery Center and ensure that mothers with substance use disorder can receive needed services to rebuild their lives and heal alongside their families.
Sponsors include: Bank of Texas, Ben E. Keith Foundation, Valerie Bracchi, Kimber and James Clonts, DuraServ, Shelly Emmanuel, Kristy and Raymond Faus, Harriet Jeffers and Laura Jeffers, Charles R. Lee and Family, Lone Star Monarchs, Billy Murray, Katherine Phillips, Rebecca Royall, Laura G. Sahliyeh, Trudy Steen, Texas Opioid Plaintiff Steering Committee, Carolyn Waghorne, and Kim Wyly and Susan Shannon.
“Nexus Recovery Center is incredibly thankful to our powerful and impactful Auxiliary as they continue to advocate for our clients as they pursue their recovery journey,” said Heather Ormand, CEO of Nexus Recovery Center. “An essential part of the recovery journey is feeling supported and championed by those around you. The Auxiliary plays this key role in the support of so many courageous women in our community.”
Since 1971, Nexus Recovery Center has walked alongside thousands of women and their children on the path to recovery from substance use disorders. Nexus’ mission is to serve as a community of hope and sobriety for all women and their families who strive to live healthy, resilient lives. Nexus treats the whole woman by offering an array of comprehensive services, including specialized substance use disorder treatment services, as well as therapeutic treatment and care for their accompanying children in order to restore health and encourage resilience, regardless of a woman’s ability to pay. Accredited by the Joint Commission since 2006, it is the only treatment center in North Texas that accepts women in the late stages of pregnancy and also allows children to accompany their mothers into treatment. This year, the Dallas-based nonprofit celebrates 51 years of changing lives.
To learn more about the Auxiliary of Nexus, their special events, membership and how you can become involved, visit www.nexusrecovery.org/auxiliary
About the Auxiliary of Nexus:
The Auxiliary of Nexus supports women and their children who are on their recovery journey with Nexus Recovery Center. Our membership is a force for good in our community.
The mission of the Auxiliary of Nexus is to support and promote the interests of Nexus Recovery Center. Members of the Auxiliary make our community a better place by putting in countless volunteer hours each year, planning, and implementing special events to raise money for Nexus. The Auxiliary carries out its mission using the following methods:
– By building a strong and active membership
– By stimulating public awareness
– By helping in the financial support of Nexus’ services and projects.
Learn more by visiting the website at https://nexusrecovery.org/auxiliary/
About Nexus Recovery Center:
Founded in 1971 and based in Dallas, Texas, Nexus Recovery Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that treats the whole woman by offering an array of comprehensive services, including specialized substance use disorder treatment services, as well as therapeutic treatment and care for their accompanying children in order to restore health and encourage resilience – regardless of a woman’s ability to pay. Accredited by the Joint Commission since 2006, it is the only treatment center in North Texas that accepts women in the late stages of pregnancy and also allows children to accompany their mothers into treatment. Serving solely women on their journey to recovery, Nexus’ mission is to serve as a community of hope and sobriety for all women and their families who strive to live healthy, resilient lives. Nexus achieves its mission through the help of a dedicated board, volunteers, staff, partners, and donors. Together, Nexus Recovery Center changes families’ lives, whatever their income, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnicity. For more information, visit www.nexusrecovery.org .
*Photo by Sharon Adams, ACPR
(Sharon Adams, Adams Communications Public Relations, is honored to represent the Auxiliary of Nexus Recovery Center and post this Philanthropy Lifestyles eBuzz.)