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Hands Across the Bridge  (11791)

09/14/2014 12:00 PM - 09/14/2014 1:00 PM

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 Thirteenth annual Hands Across the Bridge event
is set for noon to 1pm on Sunday, Sept. 14th, with ceremonies on both the Vancouver and Portland sides of the Columbia. Last years event drew almost 3000 participants whose lives had been touched by addiction and recovery.


Is this event open to the public? Yes



Location: WASHINGTON Esther Short Park W Columbia St. & 8th St. Vancouver, WA. 98660

415 W 6th St
Vancouver, WA 98660
United States
North of the I-5 bridge connecting OR and WA and west off of the first exit to Columbia and 8th.


Sponsoring Organizations: Hands Across the Bridge Project


Type of Event: Education
Walk/Run
Other: Advocacy, speakers, Bridge Walk


Program Agenda: Start at Noon Welcome Prayer Address Proclamation Recovery Stores and Elected Officials Serenity Prayer and Native American Drummers 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
360-772-8899



Secondary Contact:
Patty Katz
1701 Broadway J-1

Vancouver, WA  98663

United States
360-903-4645



Website: http://www.handsacrossthebridge.org






 

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