Tag: Steve Shipway

Walking Together

We walked together making this family program the quintessential Jaywalker experience. We had men from our whole continuum, Lodge, Solutions, Sober-Living and MIOP, proving to all that remaining in our care is a good thing to do. Jacquie calmed us down while Art Kleinschmidt showed his many skills. The mountain gave us perfect snow and Chef Brian had a baby. A Jaywalker man stepped up, selflessly helping in our new dad’s absence. The techs, Seth, Tony, and Cable were instrumental in keeping our families happy while Steve Shipway became known as more than just a facilities assistant and cook; he is now known as a fine chef and dedicated man and friend. Thanks to all those who gave of themselves to make this family program a great success and congratulations to our Chef and his bride for sharing with us the birth of their first… Vincent Trom. To the staff:…

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Congratulations Steve

Steve Shipway addiction team and support

When Steve showed up at Jaywalker Lodge two years ago he had zero control over his emotions, and his verbal filter was non-existent… All he did was say f@$#. During his second week with us, I had the privilege of accompanying Steve, and four other clients in early recovery on a hike to the summit of Mt. Elbert. For those of you who are not familiar with Mt. Elbert, it is a 14,439 foot high mountain, and the hike from the base to the summit and back can take anywhere from 6 to 8 hours. During that time I witnessed Steve experience, and express the entire spectrum of human emotions… It was crazy and I was scared. He said f@$# like a thousand times. Also, he smoked cigarettes the entire way up the mountain, which was absolutely nuts. Amazingly, we all made it to the summit and back. It was…

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