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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Rockville to Remember Lives Lost to Opioid Epidemic

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 1 — Rockville’s Mayor and Council will gather outside City Hall with elected and appointed leaders from across the region, Monday, Sept. 13, to remember lives lost to opioid addiction.

The ceremony is a milestone in September, which is dedicated to National Recovery Month, and part of Rockville Goes Purple, the city's monthlong campaign to bring awareness to the national impact of opioid addiction and signal hope for recovery.

The program will begin at 5:45 p.m. and feature a keynote address by Montgomery County Circuit Court Associate Judge Debra L. Dwyer. 

Information and resources tables will offer assistance from local organizations, starting at 5 p.m.

The event will be broadcast live on Rockville 11, channel 11 on county cable. 

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Marylou Berg
Director of Communication
240-314-8105
mberg@rockvillemd.gov

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