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Going Purple Together
September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pmFREE
Join your neighbors at The Mid-Shore is Going Purple Together second annual gathering in Idlewild Park on Friday, September 24. Enjoy a live DJ, virtual reality, a teen-created hip-hop time capsule, local African American history exhibit, Zumba, an art show and so much more as we celebrate Go Purple and Recovery Month in the mid-shore.
A Peer Support Specialist ceremony will honor local heroes who have overcome their substance use addiction and are now helping others through the their journey to sobriety. Learn about local resources to help those struggling with substance use, and get trained on Narcan and Deterra bags. Guests can outdoor dine with some tasty food truck offerings, including Amy Cool’s Ice Cream Express and So Coast. For more details on Going Purple Together and other Go Purple events happening in the mid-shore visit www.midshorebehavioralhealth.org/gpt.
Event sponsored by Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc. and RALI Maryland. Participating partners include: Caroline County Family YMCA, Caroline Goes Purple, Caroline County Health Department, Caroline County Safe Station, Chesapeake Heritage Project, Chesapeake Voyagers, Chestertown Rotary, Choptank Community Health, Dorchester Goes Purple, Dorchester County Health Department, Dri-Dock Wellness and Recovery, Easton Volunteer Fire Department, Kent County Health Department, Kent Goes Purple, Maryland Addiction Consultation Service, Mariah’s Mission, Maryland Coalition of Families, Maryland ROTA, Mid Shore Mediation, Mid Shore Pro Bono, Mid-Shore Restoring HOPE in Women, Minary’s Dream Alliance Queen Anne’s County Health Department, Qlarant, Queen Anne’s County Goes Purple, Recovery in Motion, Santé Eastern Shore Mobile Crisis Response, Sun Behavioral, Talbot County Health Department, Talbot County Sheriff’s Department, and Talbot Goes Purple.