Special Events
Candlelight Vigil
James G Atkinson Park
138 Bethel Mill Rd, Sewell
Thursday, August 27, 2020    Dusk

The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Gloucester County Addictions Task Force will hold the 4th Annual Candlelight Vigil to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at James J. Atkinson Park beginning at dusk. This event aims to raise awareness of opioid overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. The day also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends and remembers those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.