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9th annual Drug Awareness Day

March 30, 2017

On April 7, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD), Fry’s Food Stores, Chick-fil-A, Oro Valley Optimist Club and the Kyle Franks Foundation will host the 9th annual Drug Awareness Day.  The event, which is for all fifth-graders in Oro Valley and surrounding areas, will be held at Cañada Del Oro Riverfront Park, 551 W Lambert Lane.  This day in the park is designed to raise awareness of drug abuse while teaching students and parents about drug prevention.

OVPD Chief Sharp will hand out prizes and announce the essay winners.  Guest speakers include Oro Valley Mayor Dr. Satish I. Hiremath, Kelsey Slater on behalf of the Kyle Franks Foundation and Anthony Coulson of NTH Consulting. 
Participating agencies include: OVPD, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Pima County Sheriff’s Department, Tucson Police Department, Marana Police Department, Department of Public Safety, Arizona Game and Fish, Golder Ranch Fire District and Mountain Vista Fire District.