News Item: Opioid crisis in our communities
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Posted by Lucy
Thursday March 07, 2019

Opioid crisis in our communities

Angela Kennecke shared her daughter’s story of heroin addiction and her death from a lethal dose of fentanyl-laced heroin with an audience at the Lyman Gardens in Presho Wednesday night. Kennecke, a well-known reporter/anchor at KELO-TV, formed the non-profit “Emily’s Hope” following the loss of her daughter to bring awareness of the opioid crisis in our communities and country. Working to provide more and better treatment” is the goal of Emily’s Hope. Pictured are the members of the sponsoring agencies including Lyman Co. Ambulance, the Thrift Store, Medicine Creek Lions Club and Mike Sprenger and Carol Birgen. Back row l-r: Randy Headley, Amanda Comp and Angela Ehlers. Front row l-r: Delores Volmer, Angela Kennecke, Lois Comp, Sue Lillebo, Danae Varva, Nicole Husman, Donna Brakke, Lindsey Oldenkamp, and Maxine Urban. Not available for a photo Mike Sprenger and Carol Birgen.

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