• Weekend activities with gratitude dinner
  • Weekend activities only (does not include dinner on Saturday)
  • Gratitude dinner only


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25th Annual Newberg Ice Cream Social and Celebration

Newberg, OR

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Join retreat facilitator Fred Holmquist at our Newberg campus to explore the ways we unconsciously complicate our most important relationships—especially in sobriety. With Twelve Step recovery principles and practices providing direction, Fred will guide us further along the path toward emotional sobriety.

July 19-20

Hazelden Betty Ford
1901 Esther St.
Newberg, OR 97132
Fred Holmquist Fred Holmquist recently retired after a 40-year career in the field of addiction and recovery services. He directed the Lodge Program at the Dan Anderson Renewal Center since its inception in March 2002. Fred draws on a variety of sciences and wisdom traditions in teaching the life principles of the Twelve Steps.


$100 per person | Weekend Activities with Gratitude Dinner
includes Friday evening and Saturday meals, workshops and activities, and Saturday's prime rib and salmon dinner

$75 per person Weekend Activities
includes Friday evening and Saturday meals, workshops and activities (does not include dinner on Saturday)

$25 per person | Gratitude Dinner Only
includes prime rib and salmon served with all the trimmings; open mic for sharing



  Friday, July 19
  Friday evening's Ice Cream Social is FREE, and no registration is required. Activities will be held on the lawn, and family and friends are invited to join.
    6 p.m. Barbeque
    7 p.m. The Ripple Effect: Your Ongoing Transformation in Recovery with Fred Holmquist
    7:30 p.m. Ice cream served
    8 p.m. AA meeting with Newberg patients and candlelight closing
  Saturday, July 20
    7:30 a.m. Early riser's Twelve Step meeting, Loft
    8 a.m. Registration and breakfast, Austin Dining Hall
    9:15 a.m. Welcome by Lori Anderson, Austin Dining Hall
    9:30 a.m. Morning workshop with Fred Holmquist
    Noon Alumni luncheon with patients, Lawn
    12:45 p.m. Recovery countdown and anniversary medallions, Lawn
    2 p.m. Afternoon workshop and reflection with Fred Holmquist
    4:30 p.m. Saturday workshop concludes; personal time
    6:30 p.m. Gratitude dinner featuring prime rib and salmon, Austin Dining Hall
    8 p.m. Twelve Step meeting with patients, Lawn

Questions? Contact Lori Anderson by email or at 1-503-554-4353.

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