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Town Hall Meeting

Created on 1/17/2012 1:47:53 PM
Watch the Video for the Town Hall meeting in Independence from 1/19/2012 about Heroin and it's affects on a community.
UPDATE: Watch the Video for this event

Thursday - January 19, 2012
7:00 pm
Independence Middle School Auditorium

"The purpose of this event is to heighten your awareness about HEROIN, a drug that is becoming more and more popular among teenagers, not only throughout the country, but in Independence as well. It is also becoming even more accessible in our community. Unfortunately, some young residents/adults have already lost their lives as a result of this drug, and several others are currently battling this horrendous addiction." ... Mayor Gregory Kurtz and Police Chief John Nicastro

Letter from the Mayor and Police Chief in it's entirety.

Agenda:


  • Introduction by the Mayor, School Superintendent, & Local Pastor
  • Personal Story of Recovery - A former addict shares her story
  • Parent Perspective - What I wish I would have known!
  • Treatment Specialist - How do I Prevent My Child from Using?
  • Law Enforcement - What is being done?
  • Next steps as a community
  • Community Prayer
  • Question & Answer
Event Flyer