Crossroads for Women e-Newsletter

September 2010

Happy Recovery Month! The first annual Walk for Recovery in Portland was a great success. While we're nearing the end of September, there are still recovery-related events going on all over the country. (Crossroads for Women will be at Preble Street on Wednesday, September 29th for the Recovery & Wellness Resource Fair.)

This month, we're also happy to announce a job fair at our Windham campus as well as an Anniversary Party at Crossroads for Women's Kennebunk Counseling Center.

There are lots of things going on over here at Crossroads. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for some exciting news coming soon!
jobfairCrossroads for Women Windham Job Fair
Crossroads for WomenCrossroads for Women is expanding its services in Windham! (Stay tuned for details about these services coming out soon via our Facebook page.)

We're currently looking to hire Personal Care Coordinators and Fee for Service Clinicians to join our growing residential and outpatient programs at our Windham campus.

Qualified candidates are invited to bring their resumes to our Windham Job Fair. If you do not have a resume, you can fill out an application at the job fair.

when: Wednesday, October 6th from 3:00pm - 6:00pm

where: 120 Main Street, Windham

FMI: 207.773.9931

View the job details of the Personal Care Coordinator position.

View the job details of the Fee for Service Clinician position.

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teaAnniversary Party at Kennebunk Counseling Center
Kennebunk Counseling CenterCome join Crossroads for Women's Kennebunk Counseling Center and other businesses at 2 Livewell Drive in Kennebunk to celebrate wellness on Saturday. The open house event is free and open to the public!

when: Saturday, September 25th, 11:00am - 2:00pm

where: 2 Livewell Drive (formerly Shape Drive), Kennebunk

what: Lots of fun activities for everyone, including Free Health Screenings, Quest Fitness Exercise Demos, Children's IdentiKits, Animal Welfare Society Pet Adoptions and more. Kids activities include a magician, pony rides, face painting, a bounce house and more. Stop by the Crossroads for Women table and get a tour of our outpatient offices!

who: Crossroads for Women, Quest Fitness, Kennebunk Center for Dentistry, Goodall Hospital, Kennebunk Savings, Livewell Cafe, Goodall Health Center, Marty Layne Audiology and more!

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RecoveryEventsPortland Walk for Recovery a Success!
Thanks to everyone who came out for Portland's first annual Walk for Recovery in celebration of Recovery Month. We had a great turnout!

Staff from Catholic Charities Maine, Crossroads for Women, Serenity House, Day One and Milestone Foundation came together to make the event a reality, and it was a big success. The community event raised $3,000. We'll see you again next year! Here are a few pics from the event:
Portland Walk for Recovery Committee Members - Jen (Crossroads), Eriko (Catholic Charities) and Desiree (Milestone)
Walk Staff
Volunteers at the Crossroads for Women table
Walk Volunteers

Jennifer Barbour
Jennifer Barbour, communications specialist
Crossroads for Women
In This Issue

Crossroads for Women Windham Job Fair

Anniversary Party at Kennebunk Counseling Center

Portland Walk for Recovery a Success!

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