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Last Update: November 17, 2012

Show Archive-11 Kane County Drug Court Art Show, St. Charles, Illinois

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Kane County Drug Court

Hosts 2nd

Addiction Art Show and Written Work Extravaganza

November 14, 2012

Carrie Thomas, Coordinator, reports "The show was a great success and people were super inspired!"

She also sent a copy of the artwork (Below) described in a Kane County Cronicle News Article covering the show.

Greg Grooms' Artwork

The artwork (above) is by Mr. Greg Grooms. The title is "Everytime I use... I break out in handcuffs!".


Press Release Copy for show issued November 8, 2012

The Kane County Drug Rehabilitation Court will hold the 2nd Annual Fine Art and Writing Extravaganza at the Judicial Center, in St. Charles, on November 14th from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the Jury Assembly Room, JC-100, located on the first floor. The artwork and writings are all submitted by current Drug Court participants as well as recent graduates.

A wide variety of art forms will be represented at the show including some live music, video submissions as well as more traditional paintings and collages. Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served by Drug Court participants who volunteered to assist with the event. Many of the artists will be present at the show along with Presiding Judge Patricia Piper Golden.

The art show represents the hard work and healing of the participants, who are all striving to find new outlets and create better lives for themselves. By working with Kane County Drug Court, they commit to make those changes under close supervision for 30 months of intensive treatment in the voluntary program that has graduated 665 participants since its inception.

For more information contact:Carrie Thomas,

  • Coordinator
  • Kane County Drug Rehabilitation Court
  • Kane County Court Services
  • 37W777 Rte. 38, Ste. 150
  • St. Charles IL 60175
  • (630) 406-7179 Office
  • (630) 461-9269 Cell
  • (630) 232-5825 Fax



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