First Annual Lights of Hope Event to Raise Awareness of Substance Use Disorders

On Thursday, September 7th, you are invited to the Montgomery County Office of Drug and Alcohol First Annual Lights of Hope community recovery event. This is held in memory of loved ones lost to addiction and celebrate those in recovery.  This luminaria event provides the opportunity to raise awareness about prevention, treatment, case management, and recovery support services in the area. There will be food and music, followed by guest speakers before a luminaria ceremony.

The hosts of this event are Former NFL Wide Receiver Vance Johnson, Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale, Representatives from Montgomery County Office of Drug and Alcohol

The guest speaker at this event is Vance Johnson, a former NFL wide receiver for the Denver Broncos. He will be addressing the highs and lows he experienced battling addiction during and after the NFL, how the church and his faith aided in his recovery, and how he now dedicates his life to helping others find the treatment resources and support they need to begin their road to recovery.

Registration, music, and food starting at 6 p.m.; Speakers at 7:30 p.m., Luminaria ceremony at 8 p.m.

This will be held at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Corner of Swede and Airy streets, Norristown, PA  19404.   For more information contact Kristen Fisher, kfisher@montcopa.org or 610-278-5117, ext. 6705.