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Stroudsburg

 

Pennsylvania

Activity: Overdose Awareness Memorial Drive
Date: 30/08/2020
Time: 06:00 pm
Location: Event begins at the Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, 915 North 5th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Rays of Hope for Addiction
Contact: Debra Hartley
Phone: 6107516638
Email: dlh304@yahoo.com

This is a COVID conscious event – Masks and Social Distancing Required

Participants gather at their vehicles in the parking lot of the Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church. Washable window paint will be provided to write messages honoring loved ones lost to overdose, and messages of love and hope.

The event begins with the vehicle docorating, a dedication and proclomation read by the county commissioner, a NARCAN training and distribution, provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, a prayer for the lives lost, for those still struggling with addiction, for the families, and Emergency First Responders. Then the start of the Drive will begin with a motorcade procession lead by local Emergency First Responder vehicles with lights flashing followed by participant vehicles with 4 way lights flashing. The Drive will proceed down 5th Street, turn right onto Main Street, turn right onto Route 611 North, turn right onto Phillips Street and turn left into the Agency”s Parking lot at 724 Phillips Street in Stroudsburg where it will end and participants will disperse.

Participants will receive a gratitude bag of treats and literature with local recourses for help and support.

Event can be viewed on FACEBOOK Live @StoudsburgWes or INSTAGRAM #raysofhopeforaddiction