Homerun for Recovery

Homerun for Recovery

Benefiting The Baltimore Station

April 19, 2018 – PBR Baltimore, Power Plant Live!

Baltimore Snap Featured Event

Photos courtesy Danielle Yurchinkonis & Michael Sullivan

Captions & information courtesy The Baltimore Station

More than 400 people came together at PBR Baltimore to support The Baltimore Station and raised more than $170,000 for the residential treatment program for homeless veterans.

Pictured (LtoR) Myles Crum, Office Manager/FCB, Maryland Multi-Housing Association; Lori Crook, Director of Programs & Special Events, Maryland Multi-Housing Association; Chip Tatum, Chief Executive Officer, Apartment Association of Greater Orlando; Giovanni Medoro, Marketing & Special Event, Maryland Multi-Housing Association; and Adam Skolnik, Executive Director, Maryland Multi-Housing Association

Pictured (LtoR) Amanda Brooks, Homerun Auction Chair; Jennifer Rothenberger, Homerun Event Chair; Brad Fox, Fortego; and Patrick Brooks, Booz Allen Hamilton

Pictured (LtoR) Christie Walsh-Myers, Vice President, The Baltimore Station Board of Directors; William Runnebaum, Marcus-Boyd Realty; Bill Mangham, Marcus-Boyd Realty; and Michael Myers, RK&K

The Orioles bird takes a ride on the bull at PBR Baltimore

Pictured (LtoR) Maureen Ames, Par Pharmaceutical; Paula Kowalewski, GBMC/Gilchrist; Patrice Mezzanotte; Kendra Brown; and Nancy Gray, Tie It All Together

Pictured (LtoR) Todd Troester, Volunteer Services Manager, The Baltimore Station; Kim Callari, Director of Development and Communications, The Baltimore Station; the Orioles’ Bird; and Kiera DeNoyer Roman, Development Manager, The Baltimore Station

Pamela Stevens; Lou Kousouris Jr., Baltimore Orioles; Jenny Kousouris; and Connie Rogers, Camp Puh’tok

Pictured (LtoR) Jennifer Dorsch, Treasurer, The Baltimore Station Board of Directors; and Rich Wallden, Solvay

The Baltimore Station, a residential treatment program supporting veterans and others transitioning from homelessness and substance use disorder to self-sufficiency, celebrated the 26th anniversary of its annual Homerun for Recoveryfundraiser by raising more than $170,000, the most raised in the event’s history. On Thursday, April 19, more than 420 people attended the event at PBR Baltimorein Power Plant Live. Presented by Fortego, a cybersecurity firm based in Columbia, MD, Homerun for Recoverywas also sponsored by M&T Bank, Len the Plumber,Maryland Multi-Housing Association (MMHA),and Modu Techamong many other local businesses and individuals.

Homerun for Recovery’sfundraising effort is driven by its signature live and silent auctions. Winning bidders went home with packages including vacations to Paris, Costa Rica and Chicago, tickets and a travel package to the Indy 500, and luxury box accommodations and game-day privileges at Camden Yards, to name a few. Silent auction packages included brewery and wine tours, concert tickets, gift certificates from many of the city’s finest restaurants and hotels, and collectors’ items such as autographed sports memorabilia.

All contributions brought in by the 2018 Homerun for Recovery event directly support the veterans and homeless men enrolled in The Baltimore Station’s therapeutic residential recovery program. For more information about The Baltimore Station, visit www.baltimorestation.org.

Sloane Brown

Baltimore's longtime fashion and social scene reporter, Sloane is the founder/managing editor of Baltimore Snap.