WKVT radio will present “A Call to Action” on Thursday, May 15, a special community forum about the increasing problems with heroin use and related criminal activity in the Brattleboro Area.
The program will be broadcast live from Brooks Memorial Library and air during the “Live and Local” show’s regular slot, from 9am-12noon, on 100.3FM and 1490AM.
“A Call to Action” brings together policy makers, members of law enforcement, treatment providers and drug awareness and prevention specialists for a discussion about what every community member can do to assist those who are on the front line waging the battle against crime and addiction every day.
Classic Hits 92-7 morning host Fish and “Live and Local” host Chris Lenois will co-moderate the forum, which will include Vermont Department of Health Commissioner, Harry Chen, MD, State’s Attorney Tracy Shriver, Lieutenant John Merrigan of the Vermont State Police, Brattleboro Police Chief Gene Wrinn, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital President and CEO, Steven R. Gordon, Todd Kammerzelt, MD from the Brattleboro Retreat, Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kate O’Connor and members of organizations such as Turning Point of Windham County, Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition and Youth Services, Inc.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 802-254-2343.