“The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. The opposite of addiction is connection."
— Johann Hari
A race to support an end to the Opioid Epidemic.
The Painted Pinky 5k is named in honor of a beloved member of the Canandaigua community who was known for her unique nail art and love for running. Her friends and family have created this memorial event to raise funds and awareness to fight and end the Opioid crisis in not only our community, but our country. By joining us for a morning of community connection your donation will support The Partnership for Ontario Country programs as well as Canandaigua Track Boosters Club. Both organizations strive to connect the community and provide a positive outlet for all community members.
About The Community Support Center
The Community Support Center is built on a foundation of connection. We believe in everyone having access to tools of wellness, especially those healing from addiction, trauma and grief. We recognize strengths and celebrate resiliency. Everyone is healing from something in life, our philosophy is let’s do it together.
If you are searching for counseling support based on a positive approach to life’s challenges, please contact the Support Center or Counselor,. We provide free individual and family counseling, averaging from 8 to 10 sessions. Our counselor is a licensed social worker and trained in the Solution Focused Brief Therapy model. For questions and appointments, please contact us at 585-396-4554 or our counselor at [email protected] We are taking clients by referral or direct contact by appointment.
For a full list of Support Center Community Events: https://www.facebook.com/pg/thecommunitysupportcenter/events/?ref=page_internal
The Community Support Center is located at 120 N. Main Street, Office 37A in Canandaigua, New York.
About The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition
To collaboratively engage, inform and unite our communities in the reduction of substance abuse through prevention efforts. The program has engaged communities through educational and awareness, media campaigns, community meetings and collaborations with partner agencies. The efforts have been countywide, touching every school district and engaging over 3,627 community members in various events.
Canandaigua Track Booster Club
The Canandaigua City School District offers a comprehensive, diversified Interscholastic Athletic program. They offer 30 different sport programs and 81 teams involving grades 7-12. There are over 1800 roster spots available to our students. Last year Canandaigua teams participated in over 1500 contests. Student athletes and coaches work together to create a positive environment designed to foster good sportsmanship and the development of character.
Following the race, participants are welcome to stay and attend the Greenfront Classic Car Show. Cars will be featured in the Greenfront parking lot as well as all adjacent lots. Enjoy time with new and old friends, food and music from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. For more information: 394-7015