Suicide Awareness Event Sets Record
September 25, 2019
Legion Park was busy with walkers, artists, children chattering and adults talking within the cool shade of the trees near the Shelter House. Under the surface, many held that puts them in an unfortunate membership — survivor of a loved-one's death.
On Sept. 15, Sidney's Walk Out of Darkness suicide awareness event with 106 registered walkers. As of Sept. 17, the event raised $7,800, more than in 2018, according to event coordinator Liz Borgmann. The event had a fundraising goal of $3,000 and reached more than twice that, $6,696 according to the afsp.donordrive.com website. Funds raised b...