Video - Mariners Inn art projects

Check out this video featuring the beautiful artwork our men have created!

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WSU students and Mariners Inn consumers work together on art project

Mariners Inn consumers and students from Wayne State University used dominos to create a mosaic of President Obama. The theme of the project is “Yes We Can”. The men picked this theme because they have learned that they can work to achieve success, overcome addiction, be productive, and lead the lives they want to lead.

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Mariners Inn welcomes new CEO and COO

Mariners Inn is pleased to announce the promotion of David Sampson to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Sampson has been with Mariners Inn since 2002. He has held several positions at Mariners Inn, including Chief Operations Officer, Deputy Executive Director, Clinical Director, Transitional Housing Director, and Dual Diagnosis Therapist. "I am humbled, extremely grateful and pleased to be a part of such a great team and organization where the belief is that Recovery is Possible and Real,” says Mr. Sampson.   

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Thank you to Ed Schmid Ford!

Thank you to Ed Schmid Ford for being this year's hole-in-one-sponsor for the 9th Annual Mariners Inn Golf Classic! This is the third year in a row Ed Schmid has supported the golf outing. To find out more about other sponsorship opportunities, see the registration form or contact Doreen Webb at

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Mariners Inn men plan to attend NA World Convention

The men of Mariners Inn are gearing up to go to San Diego for the Spirit of Unity NA World Convention on September 1-4. The convention is a celebration of recovery, diversity, and unity.

About 20-25 men from Mariners Inn will be attending and they are covering the cost of their conference registration, airfare, and hotel room using their own personal funds, as well as money they raise as a group.

Your support would be greatly appreciated. Every dollar puts the men closer to their goal. This will be the experience of a lifetime for the men. You can also donate your unused hotel or airline reward points, and it's tax deductible! Questions? Contact Doreen Mannino at 313.962.9446 or

If you would like to help, donations can be sent to Mariners Inn at the address below. Please specify that your donation is in support of the NA World Convention trip.

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Mariners Inn Staff Tour Local 4 News Station

On February 21, 2011, Mariners Inn staff had the opportunity to tour the Local 4 news station and watched the live broadcast at noon.

The tour was hosted by Local 4 anchor Andrew Humphrey, who had donated this experience to the 2010 River Rhythm auction. Mariners Inn volunteer Richard Bond was the high bidder and invited staff members Na'imah Daniel and Robert Huston to accompany him.

Thank you to Andrew Humphrey for donating the tour to our auction, and to Richard Bond for sharing this experience with Mariners Inn staff.

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Wayne State University students will be living, learning and making a difference in Detroit during Alternative Spring Break – March 14-18

NEWS RELEASE • February 23, 2011 • (313) 577-1010 • Contact: Kelly Duca •

Wayne State University students will be living, learning and making a difference in Detroit during Alternative Spring Break – March 14-18

During a week when many college students travel to warmer climates, 60 students from Wayne State University will spend spring break in Detroit making a difference. The students are participating in a service-learning immersion program calledAlternative Spring Break Detroit (ASBD), now in its eighth year at Wayne State.

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Thank you to City Year Detroit volunteers

On February 18, 2011, volunteers from City Year Detroit came to Mariners Inn to share their time and talent. They spent the day painting and assisting with filing. Mariners Inn greatly appreciates their hard work. Thank you!

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