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Hands Across the Bridge  (5944)

09/02/2013 10:00 AM - 09/02/2013 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 Twelfth annual Hands Across the Bridge
event, set for 10 to noon on Monday, Sept. 2nd, 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
North of I-5 Bridge, west off of the freeway to Columbia street and 6th


Sponsoring Organizations: Hands Across the Bridge Project


Type of Event: Celebration
Communication/Media
Walk/Run


Program Agenda: 10:00-10:05-Welcome 10:05-10:15-Prayer 10:15-10:20-Address 10:20-10:25-Proclamation 10:25-11:25 Recovery Stores and Elected Officials 11:25-11:35-Serenity Prayer and Native American Drummers 11:35-12:00 Walk to Bridge


Invited Officials / Presenters: Judge Gonsalues Royce Pollard Jim Moeller


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
15912 NE 1st Circle

VANCOUVER, WA  98684

United States
3607728899




Website: http://www.handsacrossthebridge.org






 

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