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New Jersey

Activity: Overdose Awareness Remembrance
Date: 31/08/2020
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: City Hall
344 Broadway
Long Branch, New Jersey
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: HEARS (Health, Education, Addiction and Recovery Support) The Long Branch Mayor’s Task Force on Substance-Use Disorders
Contact: Anita Voogt
Phone: 908 601 1426

There are 99 purple flags set-up around City Hall in honor of the 99 people who died in our County (Monmouth County) in the first 6 months of this year. The event will take place on the steps of City Hall with presentations by our elected leaders, Congressman Pallone, Senator Gopal, Assemblyman Houghtaling, Freeholder Kiley, Mayor Pallone, Councilwoman Voogt followed by a presentation from the Brookdale Community College President, Dr. Stout, someone in recovery, a non-denominational blessing and then premiere of a virtual purple ribbon video with messages people submitted in remembrance of loved ones lost to overdoes.