Heroin Epidemic Action League receives donations

On Thursday, President Mario Campanello, on behalf of the Cayuga County Deputy Sheriff’s Benevolent Association (CCDSBA), presented two checks to Kevin Jones, Director of H.E.A.L. (Heroin Epidemic Action League) in support of their community-wide efforts to prevent substance abuse and initiate and implement needed resources to assist those affected by the disease of addiction.$1,000 was donated to sponsor the upcoming UV Splash Event organized to benefit H.E.A.L. The event will be at Casey Park on July 9, 2016 at 6:00 PM. For information and details to participate, please visit click here.Pictured left to right: Detective Steve Smith – Treasurer CCDSBA, Detective Lieutenant Brian Schenck – Vice President CCDSBA / H.E.A.L, Detective Sergeant Fred Cornelius – CCDSBA, Officer Mario Campanello – President CCDSBA, Kevin Jones – Director H.E.A.L, Lieutenant Shawn Butler – Auburn Police Department / H.E.A.L, Mary Anne Giacona – H.E.A.L, Lisa Ryan – H.E.A.L, Adam Duckett – Cayuga County Coroner / H.E.A.L.The CCDSBA further contributed $4,000 to H.E.A.L. in support of their mission and continued work to education and save lives.Officer Campanello states, “Members of the CCDSBA are proud to partner with the H.E.A.L Group and support their mission. Heroin and Opioid abuse has had devastating consequences in our community. This problem cannot be solved by law enforcement efforts alone. It will take the support of the entire community and the work of H.E.A.L is proving that together we can make a difference. Please support H.E.A.L and their efforts as well as our local law enforcement agencies”For more information about H.E.A.L go to their website at www.healheroin.org. Tips related to illegal drug use can be submitted to the Sheriff’s Office via their tip line at 315-406-2575.

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