Light Up the Deck: International Overdose Awareness Event

Submitted By: Kate Porter

Subject: Light Up the Deck: International Overdose Awareness Event

Message: Conemaugh Health System and the Cambria County Drug Coalition will host Light Up the Deck, an International Overdose Awareness Event, on Thursday, August 31 from 7 to 8:45 pm at the Inclined Plane Observation Deck.

The event will include drug overdose and treatment information displays by Conemaugh Health System, Cambria County Drug Coalition, 2-1-1, Cambria County Single County Authority, The Healing Patch, and Magellan Healthcare. 

An LED candlelight vigil for deceased, recovering, and currently addicted individuals will be held at 8 pm, followed by guest speaker, Anthony Paolillo, a recovering addict.

“It’s important for us to come together as a community during the current drug abuse epidemic,” says Tess Bradley, Drug and Alcohol Education for Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. 
“We encourage individuals to attend this event and bring a photo of a loved one who is impacted by addiction. We will specifically remember all those we have lost.”

This event is free and open to the public. For questions or additional information, please contact Tess Bradley at (814) 534-9926.

Community Action 5K Fun Run

Submitted By: Jeff Vaughn

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Subject: 5K Fun Run August 26, 2017

Message: Community Action 5K Fun Run

Date: August 26, 2017
Location: Point Stadium, Johnstown, PA
Registration check/packet pick up:
August 25, 2017 at CAPCC agency (8:30-4:30pm)
516 Main St. Johnstown, PA 15901
Race Start Time: 9:00am

Come dressed as your favorite super hero!
Fun and festivities at the stadium after the race!

To register go to:

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Veteran Resources

Submitted By: Michelle Younkin

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Subject: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Veteran Resources

Message: The PA Link is sponsoring a free training on PTSD and Veteran Resources on June 8, 2017 from 9am-3:15pm at the American Red Cross (Clara Barton Room)

Featured presenter, Captain Michael O'Neill of the U.S Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations will provide a general overview on PTSD.

The afternoon will include presentations from local Veteran Organizations on how to access available resources. 

Lunch provided.

RSVP by May 30th to or 814-233-9206