The July Second Sunday featured presenter is Timothy Cameron, winner of the 2018 Mothers Against Drunk Driving Victim Impact Panel Speaker of the Year.
When: July 8th, 2018. The program starts at 9 a.m. and ends by 2:30 p.m.
Where? HBFF “Cork Center,” 15251 Pleasant Valley Rd., Center City, MN.
For those who might not be familiar with the SECOND SUNDAY program, Hazelden Betty Ford’s ‘Second Sunday’ is held 'on the main campus', AKA "The Mother Ship", in Center City, Minnesota.
Each retreat includes a lecture by staff or a guest presenter, breakaway groups, lunch, a Meditation Group, a Relaxation group and group discussion. Second Sunday is open to anyone 18 years and older. Friends and family are welcome to join you for the retreat experience.
After hearing the speaker, please feel free to experience breakaway group discussions, then enjoy fellowship and lunch.
Following lunch two groups take place: a relaxation group and meditation group. If persons are interested in another Breakout Group, that can transpire as well.
Register online today! www.hazelden.org/web/public/eventmultireg.edit
Register online or on-site! Cost is $20 on site or $15 if paid online by July 3rd.
Here’s some background information about your July 8th Presenter:
Timothy Cameron has been a MADD "Victim Impact Panel” speaker since January of 1991. He is in long-term AA recovery since August of 1990 and joined Al-Anon in May of 1991.
Eleventh Step healer of broken hearts, MADD/restorative justice speaker, Christian mystic, poet, prodigal son returned home and Author of The Little Book of Miracles, Stories from the Incomplete Skeptic, is our Second Sunday Presenter.
As coal is transformed by time and great pressure to form a diamond, Timothy Cameron's story reveals how trials by fire can refine and transform hearts and minds to turn lives around. Timothy Cameron served 13 1/2 years of jail and prison time. But rather than wallow in self-pity, resentment or despair over his past, he says "I am more than my mugshot. Where there is justice, let there be restoration and forgiveness".
In the late 1980's, the chief prison psychiatrist at MCF-OPH placed the following prognosis in Timothy's profile: "It's a forgone conclusion Timothy Cameron will spend the rest of his life in prison". Never believe any prediction or story that doesn't empower you. He's also a poet and a writer.
Timothy organized Phoenix 490, a network of impact speakers who confront a wide breadth of societal issues, ranging from substance abuse, alcohol-impaired driving, healing racism, and rebuilding trust between the police and community at large.
Change begins with honesty. Timothy poetically measures his stories after the intuitive tradition—speaking about things which used to baffle him. You'll find intuitive reasons for refreshment, knowing that change is real. Timothy now speaks as an activist to deconstruct recidivism and peacefully prevent relapse.