On May 19, at the Churchill Valley Country Club scores came out to support recovery at its finest. The Message Carriers of Pennsylvania Inc. presented the “Recovery is Beautiful” Fashion Show and dinner.

They brought together a variety of people from different walks of life; young and not so young; and all shapes and sizes to prove that recovery is alive and well.

SHOWING SUPPORT—Monique Ingram; Robin Horston Spencer, executive director; and Kaiyavna Parrish.

Robin Horston Spencer, Message Carriers’ executive director, says the goal of the Message Carriers was to educate on how they fight to de-stigmatize the disease of addiction and promote recovery. Also, the goal of the evening was to demonstrate the benefit that recovery brings to everyone; which is an expectation of a better future for communities, and especially the children.

After a scrumptious dinner the models hit the catwalk in beautiful spring fashions from A Women’s Touch, Premier Designs, Apparel Warehouse and hair by Flossy’s Hair Designs.

The beautiful models included: Sherry Banks, Jeremiah Bell, Candice Brophy, Shawn Brucker, Richard Burchette, Marilynn Christian, Sheryl Coleman, Amanda Dupree, James Garland, Theresa Lockett, Karen McCray, Sandra Mitchell, Min. Rose Moriarty, Vernon Saunders, Min. Edie Smith, Sheila Taylor, Stacey Young, Alisha Vaccaro, Mecca Vaccaro and master Tristan Vaccaro.

This event was sponsored in part by: Community Care Behavioral Health, which is better known as a “community that cares” and Anna & Ed Dunlap of the LeMont Restaurant.

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