2017 "DOSE OF AWARENESS&quo...


Mar 26, 2017

Sun 1:00 PM

900 Oak Grove Road
Concord, CA 94518



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Join us for the 3rd Annual "Dose of Awareness" 5K Walk and Health Expo where you'll walk in memory of thousands of Americans who have been lost to our national prescription drug abuse epidemic and support those who are in recovery from it.  Mission: Educate and equip youth and adults of all ages with information and resources that can help keep them safe and provide support they need for recovery.  Goal: Inspire and engage every Bay Area community member to join our fight to end prescription drug abuse and its potentially devastating consequences. Schedule: 1:00 - 3:30      General Activities                         Health Expo                         Youth Activity Center                         Overdose Rescue Training, Health Screenings                         Photo Booth  1:00 - 1:30      Registration Check In 1:30 - 1:45      Opening Remarks                         Emcee: Cheryl Jennings, ABC7/KGO News                         April Rovero, NCAPDA Executive Director                                                                                                       Joseph Voelker on behalf of Congressman Mark DeSaulnier                                                                            Timothy Grayson, California State Assemblymember                         Karen Mitchoff, Contra Costa County Supervisor                         Laura Hoffmeister, Concord Mayor                                                                                                                 Dan Peddycord, Contra Costa Public Health Director                            1:45  - 2:30    5K Walk  2:30 - 3:00        Guest Speakers                        Cassandra Hockenson, Medical Board of California                                                  Sergeant Todd Stroud, Concord Police Department                                                                                         Fatima Matal Sol, Contra Costa County Alcohol and Other Drug Services                                   Dr. Dennis Barker, California Chiropractic Association                                                                                      Judy Bastin, Support 4 Recovery                                                                                                                    Vicky Kolelian, New Leaf Recovery Center  3:00 - 3:20     Loved Ones Tribute                   3:20 - 3:30        Closing Remarks Click here to make a donation in support of our prevention work. NCAPDA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization so all donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed. Federal Tax I.D. 90-0769605.  Visit our website at www.ncapda.org or on Facebook (NCAPDA) Contra Costa County MEDS Coalition is a countywide initiative focused on preventing prescription drug related overdoses, addiction, crime and other negative impacts through community education and engagement, policy change and other actions.  Join us on Facebook and for more information or to become a member of this community based coalition contact NCAPDA