Horry-Georgetown Technical College hosts the 14th annual Addiction and Recovery Series on Thursdays, through February 18. Events feature a variety of speakers, including Dr. Kevin McCauley, Craig T. Nelson, Keith Somers, Carnie Wilson, Gary Stromberg and Paul Williams. A link to the free, virtual events will be posted on the Addiction and Recovery Lecture Series Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AddictionandRecoveryLectureSeries. HGTC’s Addiction and Recovery Series: increases public awareness of recovery in our community; educates the public on the biology and psychological basis that drives many addictions; demonstrates that addiction crosses all social and economic boundaries; reduces the stigma our culture assigns to those in recovery; and, demonstrates that recovery from addictions is possible through a multitude of methods and can be free to those who want it.
The series is presented by Horry-Georgetown Technical College and sponsored by Grand Strand Health, Faces and Voices of Recovery Grand Strand, Lighthouse Behavioral Health Hospital and Shoreline Behavioral Health Services. For more information, contact Casey King at email@example.com.
7:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, February 18 –Speaker Gary Stromberg As a cofounder of Gibson and Stromberg, a large and influential music public relations firm, Stromberg has been clean and sober for more than 37 years. His company represented clients that include: The Rolling Stones; Pink Floyd; Muhammad Ali; Barbra Streisand; Boyz II Men; Neil Diamond; Ray Charles; The Doors; Earth, Wind & Fire; and, Elton John.
8:00 to 9:00 p.m., Thursday, February 18 –Speaker Paul Williams Paul Williams is a singer, songwriter, actor, author and recovery advocate. As a lyricist and composer, Williams has won an Oscar, three Grammy awards, two Golden Globes and earned induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Williams’ songs include: We’ve Only Just Begun, Rainy Days and Mondays, You and Me Against the World, An Old Fashioned Love Song, Let Me Be the One and The Rainbow Connection.