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Hands Across the Bridge  (3810)

09/03/2012 10:00 AM - 09/03/2012 12:00 PM

On Labor Day, hundreds of Oregon and Washington residents will celebrate recovery from alcohol and drug addiction when they join hands to span the Interstate 5 Bridge connecting the states of Washington and Oregon. The eighth annual Hands Across the Bridge
event, set for 10 to noon on Monday, Sept. 3rd, with ceremonies on both the Vancouver and Portland sides of the Columbia, kicks off National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Last years event drew almost 3000 participants whose lives had been touched
by addiction and recovery.


Location: WASHINGTON Esther Short Park

W Columbia St. & 8th St.
Vancouver, WA 98660
United States
First exit past I-5 going north. Go east to Esther Street.


Sponsoring Organizations: To Be Announced


Type of Event: Celebration
Walk/Run
Other: Holding Hands Across the Bridge


Program Agenda: Tentative Schedule 10:00-10:05-Welcome 10:05-10:15-Prayer 10:15-10:25-Address 10:30-11:30 Recovery Stores and Elected Officials 11:30-10:40-Proclamation 11:40-11:50-Serenity Prayer and Native American Drummers 11:50-12:00 Walk to Bridge


Invited Officials / Presenters: To be Announced


Targeted participants for this year's event: 3,000


Invited Participants / Audience: The recovering community, elected officials, community members, many faith-based institutions and family members


Primary Contact:
THOMAS BREITENBAUCH
1701 Broadway J-1

Vancouver, WA  98663

United States
360-524-2637



Secondary Contact:
Patty Katz
1701 Broadway J-1

Vancouver, WA  98663

United States
503-208-4282



Website: http://www.handsacrossthebridge.org






 

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