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Twin City Talks - The Opioid Crisis: Where Do We Go From Here?

Mar 6, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Footnote Special Events Space, Winston-Salem, NC
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Footnote Special Events Space
634 West 4th Street
Winston-Salem, NC, 27101

Mar 6, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Winston-Salem Journal
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Join our Panel for an informative look at the Opioid Crisis in our area.


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Wednesday,March 6

Footnote Special Events Space at Foothills Brewing

634 W. Fourth Street, Ste 120 in Downtown Winston-Salem

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Networking

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Discussion/Q&A to follow

Free and open to the public but RSVP is required @ or 336-727-7224

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Lisa O’Donnell – Reporter, Winston-Salem Journal.  Lisa has been chronicling the opioid epidemic in Forsyth and surrounding counties over the past few years.  Her in-depth reporting sheds light on this national crisis as it unfolds here in our area.  

Claudia Marini – Mother of Madison Marini, who died of a heroin overdose in December, 2017. Since Madison’s death, Claudia has talked openly about opioids and its impact on families. She is on the board of Phoenix Rising, which raises money for a drug court in Forsyth County. 

Ginny Mills, LCAS,  LPC-S, CCS – Founder and Clinical Director of Full Life Counseling and Recovery here in Winston-Salem.  Ginny is in the trenches everyday working with individuals and families in the treatment of addiction. 

Sheriff Bobby Kimbrough, Jr. - Sheriff Kimbrough is a native of Winston-Salem and began his law enforcement career in 1984 as a Police Officer for the Winston-Salem Police Department.  He has also worked with high-risk offenders at the North Carolina Department of Probation and Parole. From 1995 to 2016, Bobby served the United States Department of Justice as a Special Agent in the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).  He was elected Sheriff of Forsyth County in 2018.  


Panel Moderator:

Nigel Alston – Nigel is a Motivational Speaker,  Columnist,  Talk Show host, Trainer and Meeting Facilitator. He is a native of Winston-Salem.  

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