The Taste of Recovery in Delray Beach

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The Taste of Recovery in Delray Beach

Delray Beach has been called the recovery capital of the world, but thedonate to the taste fo recovery community and others are coming together to make sure that it does not stay that way.

The Crossroads Club (started in 1982) provides a safe haven for anyone with addictions wanting a place to meet.

It is not a treatment center but provides a meeting place for groups such as Gamblers Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, Debtors Anonymous, and other 12 step groups. On average 1000 people meet there every day.


Taste of Recovery

Saturday, June 2, 2018

6 PM to 9 PM

Old School Square Pavilion

51 N. Swinton Avenue

(Atlantic and Swinton)

Admission: $40 per person


There will be samplings from over 30 well-known restaurants including:

City Oyster & Sushi Bar

Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar

Max’s Harvest

Seasons 52


Farmer’s Table

Ziree Thai

And more

The chefs will be competing for Best Bites, and all funds will benefit The Crossroads Club.



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Donald Urschalitz
One World Realty Inc. - Jupiter, FL
P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County

This is a great idea for support these centers. 

May 29, 2018 05:24 AM #3
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good morning Kathy.  I had no idea that Delray Beach was the recovery center of the world.

May 29, 2018 05:29 AM #4
Liz and Bill Spear
RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 - Mason, OH
RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)

Kathy, Sounds like a great cause.  Locally, drugs have been taking out people left and right, heroin in particular.  And with a selection of casinos in the area I'd assume plenty of gambling problems too.

May 29, 2018 06:05 AM #5
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Good morning, Kathy- - - I didn't expect this post today.  Quite eye- opening.

May 29, 2018 06:06 AM #6
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Good Morning Kathy Streib 

What a great idea. Last year, as a sitting member of our Board of Selectmen, I started a Substance Abuse Advisory Panel, now named the Georgetown Cares Coalition I am forwarding the Crossroads concept to that committee.

May 29, 2018 06:08 AM #7
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

HI Kathy Streib - I love the tagline "Where staying stopped starts". This says it all. I hope the Taste is a huge success.

May 29, 2018 08:31 AM #8
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

We have too many people who need help and are afraid or don't know where to start to get such help. This looks like a great cause Kathy Streib 

May 29, 2018 09:16 AM #9
JL Boney, III
Coldwell Banker - Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC Real Estate

There are a lot of people in this world who need help and this sounds like a worthy event to support that.

May 29, 2018 09:27 AM #10
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Wow kathy, one again we learn so much from you and your area.  Thanks for getting the word out.


May 29, 2018 10:25 AM #11
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Wayne Martin it is an excellent use of space and Delray is trying hard to combat the opioid addiction. 

Barbara Todaro that is so good of you to continue to go and to speak at them. There is a large group that meets on Saturdays and Sundays as well as holidays, and I admire them for their commitment. 

May 29, 2018 11:00 AM #12
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Donald Urschalitz it really is. Many participating have been helped by the Center or knows someone who has been. 

Gabe Sanders we didn't either until after we moved back. There are sober homes everywhere.


May 29, 2018 11:09 AM #13
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Liz and Bill Spear I spoke to someone the other day whose brother has worked at one of the centers. She said that because of Delray's crack down on some of the illegal homes, the "industry" might be moving to Texas. Some come here from all over the country and then stay when their recovery is no longer covered by insurance. 


May 29, 2018 11:11 AM #14
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Michael Jacobs I didn't want people to fall asleep with my blog!

Doug Dawes thank you for helping others and I hope that they might find the information useful. Walking on the beach every day I can vouch for the many who are dedicated to meeting at the beach on weekends and holidays.  

May 29, 2018 11:13 AM #15
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Sheri Sperry - MCNE® I agree. One of the young ladies who works at the diner we go to just got her Masters and hopes to work in that area. 

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS, Thankfully, many of the restaurants in the area hire them!  This way they have a job while they are getting better. 


May 29, 2018 11:15 AM #16
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

JL Boney, III since moving back here, I've learned that you don't know what some of the people you meet here are going through.

Hi Will Hamm besides our weather and the beaches, we have what many other areas have. 

May 29, 2018 11:18 AM #17
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


What an interesting way to frame and event for those who are in need of recovering.  Wishing it lots of success.  A

May 29, 2018 11:21 AM #18
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy that is a lot of good food to choose from.  A little something for everyone.

May 29, 2018 03:32 PM #19
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

I know we have talked about this before, but I had forgotten. What a wonderful way to support the cause!

May 29, 2018 04:23 PM #20
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy, I had no idea that there was such a support group and that your part of the world is considered the "recovery capital of the world" I wonder how many from LA moved to recover in your neck of the woods, Endre

May 29, 2018 06:38 PM #21
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Kathy.

I have one son who could use one of those groups. I fear he is headed to do time in a State facility

May 30, 2018 01:49 AM #22
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