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What do Narcan Training, Dessert Decorating, & Business Basics Have in Common?

You can do them all at your local East End Library!

December 14th @ 12 PM – BUSINESS BASICS: This course prepares you to identify your purpose, be about your passion, create a solid foundation, set smart goals, and fulfill the necessary requirements to legally do business in the State of VA. I have paperwork on hand and it is ALL free! Together we will create a customized plan, that will train you on how to rise above challenges and make them work for you, enabling you to co-create a life and career based off of the things you love, but most importantly were created to do.

December 19th @ 3 PM – NARCAN TRAINING: So many of us or have been or know someone who has been affected by the opioid crisis in America. Join us for a free, quick training on how to administer Narcan (naloxone) in an emergency. Participants will receive a free Narcan kit, and old expired Narcan may be dropped off for disposal.

December 20th @ 3:30 PM – “NAILED IT!” DESSERT DECORATING FOR TEENS: Teens will work in teams to recreate our sweet desserts in this two round competition judged by some of our baking enthusiast librarians. This program may not be suitable for those with food allergies. Registration is required.

Where: East End Branch Library, 1200 N 25th St, Richmond, VA 23223

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8 months ago

Yup, glad I moved out of the neighborhood. When your local library starts passing out narcan, it’s time to go . . .

8 months ago

On the contrary, Thad! Public libraries across the country have been doing Narcan training for years, including major metropolitan libraries and tiny rural libraries. Librarians are proud to be at the forefront of serving our communities’ needs, and we frequently partner with other organizations to make sure that we all have access to training needed in order to better be able to help each other. More than 130 people die from opioid overdose every day, according to a report from the CDC last year; and approximately 80% of heroin users got their start after being prescribed opioid painkillers. And heroin… Read more »

8 months ago

The opioid crisis is real and does not descriminate. Knowledge is power. If there’s a chance to save lives why not take it? It could be someone you love. Addiction is a disease.

8 months ago

Thank you Adam. The opioid crisis does not discriminate – it hits people from all walks of life. Rich, poor, white, black, young, old. Narcan training has nothing to do with a neighborhood,. It has to do with saving the lives of people that have an addiction and need help.

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7 months ago

Why was my comment not posted?

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