Everyone has been impacted by addiction.  Everyone is invited to learn more about the disease, its impact on our community and its treatment.

May 15, 2017, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Aloysius Parish Hall, 190 Franklin Street, Springville.

Speakers include:

• Maura Beres, Director, Msgr. Carr Institute

• Understanding addiction and treatment options

• Deputy Aaron Naegely, Erie County Sheriff’s Office

• Report from the Sheriff’s Office

• Sue Boyle, WNY United

• Where do we go from here?

The event, which is free and open to the public, is being hosted by St. Aloysius Altar Society and The Women of St. John the Baptist in West Valley.

Maura Beres will draw on her personal and professional experience with humor and down-to-earth illustrations to explain addiction and its treatment.

Deputy Naegely will report on the impact that addiction is having on communities throughout Western New York and the effort that the Sheriff’s Department is making to stop its devastating effects.

Sue Boyle will emcee the evening and invite community residents to have input into local solutions.