Make plans to attend Wentzville’s second annual “Walk to Stop Heroin” event on Saturday, April 29.
Wentzville’s Mayor and members of its Board of Aldermen have been directly affected by the impacts of heroin overdoses. In an effort to increase awareness about the dangers of heroin use in our community, Wentzville’s Police Department will again host this important walk in April.
This year, the event will kick off with a pancake breakfast beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Holt High School (600 Campus Dr.). Doors will open at 8 a.m. Breakfast will be first-come, first-served, while supplies last.
The event will be emceed by Gee Vigna. Following the breakfast and speakers, the walk, which will kick off at 10 a.m., will begin and end at Holt High School. Everyone who attends is invited to bring signs, posters and pictures to carry during the walk.
The goal of this walk is to connect our community with the available resources in hopes people will not try heroin, not even once. The resources will provide valuable information on the signs and symptoms of use, counseling availability and emergency intervention for children during times of crisis.
To register please visit http://bit.ly/walktostopheroin17. Registration closes April 7. To learn more, please contact Sgt. Jennifer Bell at (636) 639-2143.
TORCH RUN T-SHIRTS
2017 Special Olympics t-shirts are now available. The design is shown below. The cost has been increased to $15 per t-shirt. If you are interested in purchasing a shirt, please contact Mary Wheeler at the PD 636-639-2103. Mary will deliver your shirt to you. Personal checks can be made payable to: Special Olympics Missouri. In stock sizes currently are S – 2XL. (3XL – 6XL are available for $20 each upon request.)