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By Makenna Dreher
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A Night to Remember, A Time to Act

Event remembered those lost from overdoses

 

Last updated 9/8/2022 at 6:31pm

Makenna Dreher

Attendees lit candles to honor loved ones lost from overdoses.

When Debbie Warfield and Cathi Lee started a community event six years ago to honor their sons who died from overdoses, they didn't expect the event to grow into what it is today.

The two women started what Warfield described as a "grassroots-type" of event at Silver Lake Park in Everett to honor loved ones who were impacted by substance use disorders on International Overdose Awareness Day.

Six years later, the event – A Night to Remember, A Time to Act – has grown into a full outdoor resource fair, a program with multiple speakers, and a candlelight vigil for community members to hono...



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