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Lancaster County Joining Forces will host a free community forum at 7:30 am Friday, Oct. 4, at the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences in Lancaster.

The event is open to businesses, faith-based and community organizations, schools, and concerned citizens and will focus on the coordination of efforts in Lancaster County to address the opioid crisis.

Speakers include:

  • Rep. Lloyd Smucker will recognize the work that Joining Forces has done throughout the County to reduce overdose deaths.
  • County Commissioner Josh Parsons will review local strategies, accomplishments and goals.
  • Brenda Buescher, LG Health Health Promotion Specialist, will review current opioid-related data.
  • Crystal Natan, executive director of Lancaster County Children and Youth Services, will outline the impact of the opioid crisis on children and families.

Event details:

What: Joining Forces Community Forum
Who: Concerned citizens, businesses, faith-based and community organizations, schools
When:  Friday, Oct. 4, 2018 from 7:30 – 10 am (7:30 Registration, networking and breakfast; 8:00 Welcome and opening remarks)
Where:  Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, Stoudt Building Multi-Purpose Room, 850 Greenfield Rd., Lancaster, PA

Please RSVP to Susan Trace if you plan to attend.

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