WHAT: State Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) and U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta (R-11) are co-hosting a public forum on Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid epidemic at Shippensburg University. A panel made up of health care professionals and law enforcement officials will discuss the extent of the drug crisis and efforts underway to resolve it. WHP 580 Radio Host R.J. Harris will serve as forum moderator.
WHO: Keller; Barletta; Carrie DeLone, M.D., Holy Spirit Medical Group medical director; Dave Freed, Cumberland County district attorney; Charles Hall, Cumberland County coroner; Kenneth Martz, Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs special assistant to the secretary; Fred Scott, Shippensburg chief of police; and Kristin Varner, The RASE Project training and advocacy director.
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 5-7 p.m.
WHERE: Ceddia Union Building, Multi-Purpose Room C, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg
Media contact: Andy Briggs, 717.260.6474, firstname.lastname@example.org