JEFFERSONVILLE, NY (March 22, 2015) – The Kingfisher Project at WJFF Radio Catskill will host a double community forum, “Heroin in Our Towns Part 2,” in two locations on Saturday, March 28.
The morning session takes place from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Tusten Town Hall in Narrowsburg. The afternoon session is set for 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Town of Callicoon Town Hall, Jeffersonville .
Each meeting will include speakers and provide a community forum for discussing the heroin epidemic in Sullivan County , northeast Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas. The meeting is open to the public and will also include an open discussion about future Kingfisher Project broadcasts on community radio station WJFF.
These meetings follow The Kingfisher Project’s first “Heroin in Our Towns” meeting on January 31, and the group’s first major public event since winning the $5,000 Nonprofit Leadership Summit Innovation Award on March 4.
The Kingfisher Project is a public affairs radio series that addresses the devastation caused by heroin and other drug abuse in Sullivan and Wayne counties. The project is based at WJFF-90.5 fm, Jeffersonville , NY , as part of the public affairs broadcast magazine, Making Waves.
The Kingfisher Project was established in memory of Rebecca Pisall, a young woman who died last year due to her addiction to heroin. The project takes its name from a high school essay Rebecca wrote after rescuing an injured bird, a Kingfisher, when no one else would. To find out more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit thekingfisherproject.com on the web or on Facebook.