Opioid Awareness Walk in Newport this Sunday

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NEWPORT — On Sunday, June 10, NEK Stand Strong is hosting the 2nd Annual Opioid Awareness Walk in Newport at the Gazebo.

The event will kick off at 12:30 p.m.

DJ Loud will be on hand while local guest speakers including Travis Blake, Sierra Ruth and Tennyson Marceau will take the stage at 1 p.m., followed by a one-mile walk around the Newport Waterfront.

Upon returning to the gazebo MTV’s Brandon Novak will share his story of recovery with the crowd and there will be a meet and greet opportunity.

Last year 100 community members joined the event and filled the community with awareness and memories of those fighting the opioid crisis.

For more information, call Journey to Recovery at 802-624-4156.