Tuesday, December 07, 2021
CALM To Host First Annual “Ride 4 Sobriety”

CALM To Host First Annual “Ride 4 Sobriety”

The Coalition for Addiction and Life Management (CALM) will be holding the first annual “Ride 4 Sobriety” on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Registration will begin at 11:30am at the Temple Baptist Church located at 1250 S. Pollock St., Selma, NC. The cost is $20 for the bike driver and $10 per extra rider. Kickstands up at 1:00pm and riders will travel to Wayne County Day Reporting Center, located at 714 Simmons St., Goldsboro, NC. This ride is being held in order to raise awareness for substance abuse addiction in Wayne County and is sponsored by CALM. Lunch will be available at the Day Reporting Center for purchase, along with 50/50 drawing, door prizes, vendors, and live music.

The Coalition for Addiction and Life Management (CALM) is a community-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization made up of agencies and organizations in Wayne County. Through active engagement and committed purpose, the mission of CALM is to serve as the guiding voice for addressing the crisis of substance use disorder by supporting intervention efforts and developing strategies to reduce unintentional overdoses, deaths and the related hardships on our community. Funds raised during this event will be utilized by CALM to promote the mission to our community to impact those living with substance use disorders.

The purpose of CALM is to reduce substance use among residents of Wayne County by addressing the factors in the community that increase the dangers of substance use while promoting factors that minimize the risk of substance use. CALM provides community education, activism, and community initiatives to reduce substance use.

For more information, please contact Thomas Huffman at thomas.huffman@waynegov.com.

 

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