• Brandon hosts film, forum this week
    June 10,2014
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    Brandon hosts film,

    forum this week

    BRANDON — “Drug Addiction: A Brandon Community Discussion” will be held today and Wednesday.

    The town will again have an opportunity to see the documentary “The Hungry Heart,” from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at the Brandon Town Hall. Wednesday, a public forum will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Brandon Congregational Church Fellowship Hall.

    “The Hungry Heart” provides a look at the often hidden world of prescription drug addiction through St. Albans pediatrician Fred Holmes, who works with patients struggling with this disease. Following the movie will be a question and answer session with Jessica Farnsworth from the West Ridge Treatment Center in Rutland and Mary Alice McKenzie from the Burlington Boys & Girls Club.

    The public forum Tuesday, moderated by Bernie Carr, will focus on seven different discussion areas. The goal is to produce an action plan for the community.

    For more information contact Sue Gage at 247- 3635 or sgage@townofbrandon.com.
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