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Garnering grassroots public support as well as media attention from The Daily Times in Maryville, WBIR, and WVLT in Knoxville, A Musical Message of Remembrance and Hope
simultaneously touched the spirits of concertgoers and successfully raised $636 for Tennessee Overdose Prevention.
August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day
Sunday, August 26 at 6pm, Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church presents
INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY:
A MUSICAL MESSAGE OF REMEMBRANCE AND HOPE
FOR OVERDOSE VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS
for the benefit of Tennessee Overdose Prevention
This event is completely free and open to the public
Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church
1620 N Central St.
Knoxville, TN 37917
all proceeds donated directly to Tennessee Overdose Prevention
In 2015 in the United States, someone died every 11 minutes from a drug overdose. In 2016, the rate rose to one death every 8 minutes.
Tennessee Overdose Prevention is dedicated to educating, implementing and developing resources for Good Samaritan and Naloxone laws.
The concert, featuring pianist and composer Kris Rucinski, will include the music of four living American composers and Rachmaninoff's Piano Sonata No. 2.
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