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Volleyball Night

Please join us the fourth Sunday of each month for Volleyball Night.
We will be playing from 4PM to 6PM at the Malik Sealy Gym Of Dreams at Gethsemane Church in Downtown Minneapolis. This event is Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information contact us at info@sobercorps.org or call Alan at (952) 212-1623.

Sober Corps Announces Jamie Ledin as New Board Chairperson

Sober Corps, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit dedicated to supporting chemical addiction recovery programs, has announced that Jamie Ledin, an entrepreneur and Twin Cities business leader, will serve as the chairperson of the Sober Corps Board of Directors. (more…)

Third Annual 12 Holes for 12 Steps Golf Tournament is a Success

Sober Corps, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit dedicated to helping people through their first year of freedom from chemical addiction, held its third annual 12 Holes for 12 Steps Golf Tournament on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at Braemar Golf Course in Edina, Minn. The annual fundraising event consists of 12 holes of golf, a silent auction, a dinner, and a program, and provides funding to support the organization’s mentorship program and life-skills workshops. (more…)

Sober Corps Founder Fred Myers Passes Away

We’re sad to share that Sober Corps President and Founder Fred Myers passed away Saturday, September 7. The upcoming 12 Holes for 12 Steps Golf Tournament will be held in honor of Fred with a dedication during the program portion of the event.

Fred’s active involvement in the community, generous heart and lively spirit will be sorely missed by all who knew him. His passion and vision were the foundation for Sober Corps, an organization that helps individuals break free from the cycle of addiction and choose to embrace their second chance. Through Sober Corps and the many other groups and organizations that have been honored with Fred’s involvement, his presence will live on and continue to serve others.

A celebration of Fred’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 16, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Edina, located at 50th Street and Wooddale Avenue, with a visitation at 10 a.m. Memorials may be made to The Minneapolis Foundation for the 2218 Preservation Endowment Fund, the AA chapter Fred was a member of for more than 40 years, 800 IDS Center, 80 S. Eighth St., Minneapolis, MN 55402.

Sober Corps Announces Mike Woodley as 12-Hole Golf Tournament Speaker

mike_woodleySober Corps, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit dedicated to supporting chemical addiction recovery programs, has announced that Mike Woodley will be the keynote speaker for its third annual 12 Holes for 12 Steps Golf Tournament set for Thursday, September 19, at Braemar Golf Course in Edina, Minn. Woodley has a 30-year award-winning broadcast career and is a prominent Sober Corps supporter. Woodley will speak during the program portion of the event, set to commence at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the tournament and program provide broad-based support for Sober Corps’ mission of helping people achieve their first years of freedom from chemical addiction through life-skills mentorship, training and networking. (more…)

Sober Corps to Host Third Annual 12-hole Golf Tournament

Sober Corps, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit dedicated to supporting chemical addiction recovery programs, has announced that it will host its third annual 12 Holes for 12 Steps golf tournament. The event is scheduled for Thursday, September 19, 2013, at Braemar Golf Course in Edina, Minn. Sober Corps will also host a silent auction to follow the 12 holes of golf. All event proceeds provide broad-based support for Sober Corps’ mission of helping people achieve their first year of freedom from chemical addiction through life-skills mentorship, training and networking. (more…)

Sober Corps Hosts Successful 12-hole Golf Tournament

Sober Corps, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit dedicated to helping people through their first years of freedom from chemical addiction, held its second annual 12 Holes for 12 Steps golf tournament on Thursday, September 20, 2012, at Braemar Golf Course in Edina, Minn. The annual event has quickly become a key component of Sober Corps’ fundraising efforts, and the success of this year’s event – which consisted of 12 holes of golf, a silent auction, a dinner and a program – will provide the funds needed to support the growth goals of its mentorship program and life-skills workshops. (more…)

Sober Corps to Host Second Annual 12-hole Golf Tournament

Sober Corps, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit dedicated to supporting recovery programs by providing life-skill mentors, workshops, and training to help people through their first years of freedom from chemical addiction, announced that it will host its second annual 12 Holes for 12 Steps golf tournament on Thursday, September 20, 2012, at Braemar Golf Course in Edina, Minn. Proceeds from the event will provide broad-based support for Sober Corps’ mission. (more…)

Sober Corps is Luanching Life Skills Education Series

Sober Corps will be launching a 9-part Life Skills Workshop series in 2012. This series is aimed at individuals in their first year of recovery along with Sober Corps program graduates and our volunteer mentors. The series will cover topics such as personal goal setting, determining one’s own values, learning how to fix your credit, understanding how to develop and maintain a budget, tips and tricks for job hunting and interviewing skills, and other life skills issues. A complete list of topics and dates will be available soon so stay tuned for more information! The first session will be Thursday, January 26, at 7:00 p.m..

Sober Corps Announces 3rd Annual Basketball Tournament Date

Save the Date!

Sober Corps will hold its 3rd Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on February 11, 2012.  Teams of 3-4 people can register to play in this double elimination tournament.  Stay tuned for registration and more details.