Hickory – It is time for Catawba County to join together as a community and spread awareness of the drug epidemic that is sweeping our hometown. Join us at Bass-Smith Funeral Home for Operation Hope: National Overdose Awareness Day on Thursday, August 31, at 6pm, in the parking lot.

There will various guest speakers, family testimonials, and musical guests featuring the gospel group “Devotions.”

Light refreshments and various resources will be available. Please bring a chair and a photo of a loved one if you wish. Bass-Smith is located at 334 2nd Street NW, Hickory, NC, 28601.