ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Government officials and private funders  are scheduled to celebrate upgrades to an addiction treatment and recovery center in Worcester County.

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is scheduled to give remarks at an event celebrating the renovations to the Joan W. Jenkins Foundation Worcester Addictions Cooperative Services Center on Friday afternoon.

The renovations were made with donations from community organizations in conjunction with $288,000 in state funds and $92,000 from the county.

The center’s program, which began in 1988, includes treatment from staff at the Worcester County Health Department and a 12-step recovery program.

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