META HOUSE DAY EXPLORES ADDICTION CAUSES, TREATMENT

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A Day for Meta House Slated for May 11

Plans for a day-long event on the impact of and treatment for alcohol and drug addiction have been announced by Meta House, a nationally recognized treatment program for women and children.

 

The organization will host A Day for Meta House on Friday, May 11 with identical programs taking place at breakfast, lunch and an evening reception for the public. All will be held at Pier Wisconsin Discovery World, 500 N Harbor Dr. at the Milwaukee Lakefront. More than 1,000 are expected to attend. Each of the 2012 Day for Meta House programs will include testimony from women who, through treatment, have changed their lives, rebuilt their families and successfully made an impact in the community. Wells Fargo Bank is serving as the title sponsor of the 2012 A Day for Meta House program.

A Day for Meta House

In addition to the program, a social media component will broaden awareness about the organization. Meta House will utilize social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, fulfilling time pledges of supporters to familiarize friends and contacts about Meta House. More about the social media component can be found on the event website at the beginning of May: www.metahouse.com/events. The social media component is sponsored by ManpowerGroup.

 

The program on May 11 will serve as the organization’s major awareness-building fundraising event for the year. The breakfast at 8:00 to 9:00 A.M, lunch from Noon to 1:00 P.M. and hors d’oeuvres reception from 5:30 to 6:30 P.M. will be catered by Bartolotta’s Restaurants. While the events are free to the public, reservations are required and contributions will be requested. Reservations can be made by calling 414-977-5807 or emailing Candice at [email protected].

 

Established in 1963 as a seven-bed residential treatment center, today Meta House provides 24 hour housing, care and treatment for up to 43 women and 17 children, as well as housing and outpatient treatment services for women able to maintain sobriety while remaining in their own homes while attending day, outpatient or intensive outpatient treatment. The organization employs approximately 80 people. Its administrative offices and outpatient services are based at 2625 N. Weil St. in Milwaukee. Visit www.metahouse.org for more information.


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