BLOG: Celebrating Recovery – The People and the Movement

Facing Addiction with NCADD honored individuals whose outstanding efforts have been vocal and visible in their support of the recovery movement, from celebrities like Marjorie and Joe Walsh to Sir Ringo Starr and Lady Barbara Bach Starkey…

BLOG: An “America” Epitaph

About six months ago, AB InBev – the world’s largest beer producer and maker of Budweiser – decided that their latest and greatest marketing strategy would be to brand their best-known beer with a temporary name that was designed to illicit patriotism and increase sales. With the “most patriotic summer” in the books, this is my “America” epitaph…

BLOG: “P” Is For Policy

I would like to start my IOGT blog off with a personal policy of mine: to begin any speaking or writing endeavor with at least a brief introduction. I am Julie Dostal, wife, aunt, dog mom (I promise not to post pictures of my dog… yet), sister, niece, runner, hiker, kayaker, photographer, musician, teacher, trainer,… Read more »