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7/18/2018 General
Opioid Awareness Foundation To Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony





Boca Raton, FL, July 17, 2018 – The Opioid Awareness Foundation
(http://opioidawarenessfoundation.org) will be hosting their ribbon-cutting ceremony in celebration of joining the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce on July 25 at 5:30 pm.

The Opioid Awareness Foundation is a 501C3 non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and assist families who have been affected by the opioid crisis, fund new research for treatment, distribute Narcan to public and private organizations without a budget for it, and create a nationwide advertising campaign to heighten awareness of the opioid epidemic in the USA.

The Opioid Awareness Foundation ribbon-cutting ceremony will occur at their office in the Transmedia building located at 240 West Palmetto Park Road, Suite 310, Boca Raton, Florida.

“When a drug infiltrates a family, it’s like being in a war as it’s a constant battle,” said Adrienne Mazzone, President of Transmedia Group (https://www.transmediagroup.com/), who has witnessed first-hand the domino effect that plays out in this struggle. “The Opioid Awareness Foundation is fighting such a terrible epidemic and is doing great things for an important cause and we should all be supporting it in our own ways,” added Mazzone.

There will be hors’ devours provided by Chef Z as well as Family Food Brokers clients showcasing their products and refreshments donated by Dennis Taback throughout the Transmedia building during the event.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony will occur at 6:15 pm in the front of the building just opposite Boca Raton City Hall.  A business card drop will enter you in a raffle to win a variety of prizes including the new Moroccan Gold Series hair products as well as gift bags for the first 30 people.

Steve Bate, President of the Opioid Awareness Foundation, is a former politician, informational technology innovator and cancer survivor who will be making a speech during the ribbon-cutting ceremony

The board of directors is a diversified, knowledgeable and experienced influential team that includes Ronald Silver, an award-winning politician and legislator; Joseph Radich, the owner and clinical director of RENEWU Medical, a practice that endorses natural treatments and therapies; Joseph Shane Riveira, a behavioral therapist with experience in addiction treatment; Janet Walker, a large Certified Public Account firm owner ; Laurel Bennett, a healthcare informational technology specialist who is currently running for the Florida House of Representatives; Dr. Mitchell Davis, the gastroenterologist named top doctor in Florida; Peter Wein, a radio personality and community influencer; Jozette Herrera, a successful businesswoman and real estate agent and MMA fighter and activist Roger Krahl.

“The Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce is such an impactful local organization. We hope to be able to make a difference in our community and the world,” stated Steve Bate, President of Opioid Awareness Foundation.

Bate said joining the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce is a step towards bringing awareness to the opioid epidemic. The Opioid Awareness Foundation headquarters is located in Boca Raton and the organization is hopeful that the community will be active in the fight.

“Our goal is to help the city of Boca Raton become more aware of the opioid crisis and its effects on our community. Awareness is key in aiding the epidemic,” added Bate.

Media contact: Jaimie Ivers 561-750-9800 x2100; jaimie.publicist@gmail.com on site Adrienne Mazzone 561-908-1683