Tag Archives: Recovery Fun

Tag Archives: Recovery Fun


Cumberland Heights - Recovery Live Podcast - I'm 100% grateful I'm an addict

Alexis H Podcast – I’m 100% grateful I’m an addict.

When Alexis went to treatment the first time she decided she was going to prove everyone wrong and not take any suggestions. When that didn’t work the first or second time, she decided to finally take all the suggestions her third time in treatment. Now sober for 4.5 years, Alexis shares how recovery got her through her parents’ divorce, allowed her to experience true joy for the first time and made it possible for her to help other women who are struggling.

Cumberland Heights - Recovery Live Podcast - Addiction is about isolation. Recovery is about connection.

Jaime G Podcast – Addiction is about isolation. Recovery is about connection.

Liz sits down with Jaime Gibbons – Cumberland Heights’ Alumni Relations & Volunteer Coordinator – to talk about what 16 years of sobriety looks like and how engaging with friends in recovery kept Jaime clean. Also in this episode: relationships that make you sick, a spiritual awakening while free-falling 30 feet, and Jaime’s greatest triumph in recovery. Hint: It’s a person and he only stands about 2.5 feet tall.

Cumberland Heights - Recovery Live Podcast - Travis Meadows

Travis Meadows Podcast – God did for me what I couldn’t do for myself.

Liz talks candidly with “Nashville’s Favorite Underdog” Travis Meadows about losing his brother at a young age, cancer, addiction and his treatment journal that inspired an album. Even with so much success, writing songs for Eric Church, Brothers Osborne and Wynonna Judd, Meadows says his biggest triumph is making it this far in his sobriety journey.

Join our Alumni Relations of Cumberland Heights for ‘Take Me Out to the Sounds Game’ for the Nashville Sounds vs. Omaha Storm Chasers

Alumni Relations of Cumberland Heights present Take Me Out to the Sounds GameAlumni Relations has reserved open seating in the AMi Power Alley for our annual night out at the ballpark! This area accommodates 40 guests with a mix of high-top table seating, couches and standing room. The RSVP cost for this event is $10.00 per person, limit 4 tickets per family. Once you reserve your spot (using the form below), your ticket will be available for pickup on August 17th beginning at 6:00pm at the Right Field Entrance. Please contact Jaime Gibbons for more information.

Also, due to limited ticket availability, we ask that you make every effort to attend the event or make sure to cancel at least 48 hours prior to the event.


Join our Alumni Relations of Cumberland Heights (ARCH) for Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Don’t miss the Nashville Sounds taking on the Omaha Storm Chasers!

WHEN: August 17, 2019 at 7:00PM
WHERE: First Tennessee Park, home of the Nashville Sounds
WHO: Alumni Relations of Cumberland Heights (All CH Alumni and Friends invited!)
COST: $10.00 per person/ticket
UPDATE: We apologize bt as of 08/13/2019 we are currently sold out of tickets. If you’d like to put your name on the wait list, please email Jaime Gibbons at jaime_gibbons@cumberlandheights.org or call (615) 432-3222.


It’s time to join the Alumni Relations program for our annual white water rafting adventure!

Recovery fun with alumni and staff of Cumberland Heights white water rafting on the Ocoee River in Tennessee
Recovery fun with alumni and staff of Cumberland Heights white water rafting on the Ocoee River in Tennessee

We have limited spots available for this event. Your RSVP is required and includes your float cost and a BBQ dinner served after the float is complete, compliments of Scott A. You will need to provide your own transportation. It takes approximately 3.5 hours from Nashville to Adventures Unlimited. If you wish to stay overnight, there is lodging available. However, it is not included in your registration. If you are interested in caravanning please contact jaime_gibbons@cumberlandheights.org for more information.

NOTE: Tennessee state law requires floaters to be at least 12 years of age. Please wear comfortable clothing, wear water shoes/sandals with straps (no flip flops), and bring sunscreen.

Event Details:


Date: Saturday July 27, 2019
Time: 3:00PM EST (must arrive at Adventures Unlimited by 2:15pm EST)
Float time is approximately 3 hours
Location: Adventures Unlimited
522 Highway 64
Ocoee, TN 37361

Cost: $15.00 per person

Event RSVP:

For more information on lodging and directions please visit the Adventures Unlimited website. Due to the limited number of spots available and the cost of the event, please notify jaime_gibbons@cumberlandheights.org if you RSVP and are not able to make it. We do not want your spot to go to waste.

Wow! All available spots are gone!

Due to the overwhelming response we’ve had for our alumni relations white water rafting trip we’ve unfortunately run out of available spots. If you’d like to add your name(s) to the waiting list, please email Jaime Gibbons at jaime_gibbons@cumberlandheights.org

Sydnor Horn County Fair - Blue Ribbon Recovery at Cumberland Heights2019 Sydnor Horn Alumni & Staff Picnic

Sydnor Horn County Fair – Blue Ribbon Recovery at Cumberland Heights

WHO: All alumni, families and staff welcome!
DATE: Saturday September 21st
TIME: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
FUN: Cripple Creek Cloggers with Uncle Shuffelo and His Haint Hollow Hootenanny
FOOD: Priority lunch seating begins at: 11:30AM (300 spots), 12:30PM (300 spots), 1:30PM (300 spots) and finally 2:00PM – Open Seating

 

Lunch is FREE, Raffle is FREE

FREE T-shirts for the first 300 staff & alumni
Registration: Please RSVP below by September 13, 2019!

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2019 Alumni Relations Canoe Trip on the Harpeth River

Join Alumni Relations for a 7 mile float down the Harpeth River. You can pick your paddle buddy or we can pair you with someone the day of the event. Price includes canoe rental and cookout afterwards hosted by Scott A. (His address is: 8732 Cub Creek Road Nashville, TN 37209) Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes. Don’t forget to pack water, sunscreen, snacks and a change of dry clothes.

Event Details:

Saturday June 15th – launch at 9:00AM, please arrive by 8:15AM (The float will take approximately 4 hours to complete)
$5.00 per person (2 people per canoe)
$10.00 for a kayak (limited number available)
For more information, check out the Canoe Music City Website
1203 Highway 70 South, Kingston Springs, TN 37082


The Original AA Manuscript written by Bill WAlumni Relations of Cumberland Heights invites you to participate in Back to Basics: Steps and Stories. This intensive 12 step workshop, much like the original step working format from the 1940’s, is open to all persons in recovery.

All materials will be provided for participants as well as box lunches.

Event Details:

WHAT: Back to Basics – Steps and Stories
WHEN: Saturday May 18th 9:00AM – 4:00PM
WHERE: River Road Main Campus – Ishee Chapel

All three of our guest facilitators, Wally Patton, Brit Schanks and Carver Brown,  are experts in Back to Basics and have taken hundreds of people through the 12 steps in group settings.
We will begin promptly at 9:00AM and end at 4:00PM, please make sure to arrive no later than 8:45AM to get your supplies and seats. During lunch there will be an assignment to process with your partner or small group. Please be prepared to stay for the duration of the workshop, each participant should begin and end the day with the group.

  • STEP 1 - Personal Information

    The RSVP cost for this event is $5.00 per person. Please provide your name, email, cell phone and number of tickets desired to secure your reservation.

  • STEP 2 - Credit Card and Billing Information

    We accept MasterCard VISA American Express & Discover

    There is a required $5.00 charge per ticket that is non-refundable and will go to the Cumberland Heights Foundation General Donations Fund. Please select the number of tickets needed and enter your credit card number, expiration month and year, CVN number and billing address to where your credit card statement is sent below.

  • Due to limited number of tickets available we can only allow up to 4 people per family/reservation.
  • Ticket price total: .00

“Every Brilliant Thing” – Alumni Relations March Event

Event:

“Every Brilliant Thing” by Duncan Macmillian, with Jonny Donahoe
This one-woman play depicts a daughter who learns as a child that her mother has been hospitalized for doing, as her father puts it, “something stupid.” She resolves to show her mother that life is worth living, by writing a list of 1,000 brilliant things and leaving them on scraps of paper for her mother to find.

Details:

Description:

“Every Brilliant Thing” offers an unflinching view of chronic depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love. Far from being sad or tragic, the play approaches the topic with love and sincerity, with hope and even humor. This unique theater experience involves the audience in the story, evoking empathy, tears, laughter, insight and deep compassion.
After the show, a panel featuring Cumberland Heights staff & alumni will discuss the impact of mental illness on the family.

Tickets:

Alumni Event Registration & Ticket Purchase

  • STEP 1 - Personal Information

    The cost is $10.00 per person/ticket. Please also provide your name, email, cell & credit card information to hold your reservation. Please note tickets are non-refundable and will go to the Cumberland Heights Foundation General Donations Fund.

  • Ticket price total: .00

  • STEP 2 - Credit Card and Billing Information

    We accept MasterCard VISA American Express & Discover

    There is a required of $8.00 reservation per person that is non-refundable and will go to the Cumberland Heights Foundation General Donations Fund.

    Please fill out your name, credit card number, expiration month and year, and mailing address.

Alumni Hockey Night: Let's Go Predators

Alumni Hockey Night: Let’s Go Predators

Join Alumni Relations of Cumberland Heights in supporting our very own Nashville Predators! Cost for this event is $25.00 per person and is open to all alumni, families and staff (children under 2 years of age are free but must sit on the lap of the ticket holder).

Seats are located in section 317 Fan Zone. Check out the seating chart below to see where this section is located. All tickets will need to be picked up from the Alumni Relations Department prior to 2/20/19.

Please contact Jaime Gibbons for information regarding ticket pick up. Additionally, we are sold out of tickets. If you’d like to add your name on the waiting list, please contact Jaime Gibbons.

WHAT: Nashville Predators vs Los Angeles Kings Hockey Night
WHEN: Thursday, February 21st @ 7PM
WHERE: Bridgestone Arena

Alumni Hockey Night: Let's Go Predators


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