Suicide Awareness Walk
April 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
This is a community event designed to bring families together to raise awareness about Suicide Prevention and also have the chance to experience the fun and excitement of a Touch A Truck event. The 8th Annual Walk will kick-off at 9am at Fontaine Field, with opening remarks and a silent lap in memorial to those who have passed away from suicide. The Touch A Truck event will kick-off at 10am at Norwich Technical High School. There will be music, family friendly games and activities at both locations. Participants can visit resource tables at Fontaine Field throughout the day and earn raffle tickets toward the many prizes we will have. In addition, for every three laps walked, participants will also earn raffle tickets.Both events go on until 1pm. This is a FREE event and no pre-registration is required. There will be food available for purchase. This is the type of event where you can come at any time throughout the day to enjoy the activities & trucks, learn about resources, pay tribute to loved ones, and walk laps. This event is sponsored by Norwich Youth & Family Services Local Prevention Council, NFA, Norwich Public Schools, the School Readiness Council and Norwich Regional Technical High School.