Salem, Ore. – The Marion County Public Safety Coordinating Council in cooperation with Volcanoes Baseball is pleased to announce the 7th annual “Striking Out Meth in Marion County” set for Friday, August 10, at Volcanoes Stadium in Keizer.
“Striking Out Meth in Marion County” is a celebration of successful community efforts in the fight against meth and other dangerous drugs. “This popular summer-time family event, which draws more than 4,000 attendees, is the cornerstone of our council’s outreach efforts,” said Commissioner Patti Milne, chair of the planning committee and chair of the Public Safety Coordinating Council. “No other effort brings together the many public safety agencies, local businesses, and non-profit organizations in a positive show of collaboration within the excitement of a professional baseball game at Volcanoes Stadium.”
With major sponsorship support this year from McDonald’s of Salem-Keizer, SELCO Community Credit Union, Silverton Health and the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund a record number of youth is expected to attend. The evening’s highlights include interactive displays, K-9 Unit demonstrations, educational information, an outstanding display of emergency vehicles, and a professional baseball game, together with t-shirts and souvenir baseballs for the kids make for an exciting evening at the ball park; all capped off with a fantastic fireworks display.
Gates open at 5:45 p.m. for pre-game activities and first pitch is at 7:05 p.m. General admission tickets are $7 if purchased in advance and parking is $3. Tickets can be purchased by calling (503) 390-2225 or visiting www.volcanoestickets.com. For more information about the event please visit www.strikingoutmeth.org or call (503) 588-5212. To view a YouTube video of last year’s event please visit http://youtu.be/Kd5h3LVBWUY.
Source: Marion County
Calendar Entry: 7th annual Striking Out Meth in Marion County