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Walk With Us!

8th Annual Walk Against Addiction


September 9, 2017


First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills, NC.

100 Veterans Dr, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948


9:00 am: Registration

Registration Fee/Donation:

$10 walk and totebag

$15 T-shirt

$15 Cookbook - "Cooking with Blue"


10:00 - 10:30 am:

Welcome by Brenda Thacker, Founder of WAA

Speaker: Mr. Kurtis Taylor, is the Outreach Worker and Reentry Coordinator for Oxford Houses of North Carolina 

Speaker: Dr.  Christine Petzing 
Petzing, who was named Physician of the Year by the North Carolina Association for Home and Hospice Care in 2014 and Citizen of the Year by the Dare County Chamber of Commerce and PNC Bank in 2016, is also heavily involved in the Outer Banks community efforts to tackle prescription drug abuse. She was instrumental in forming the Providers’ Council on Prescription Drug Abuse and rallying more than 60 local physicians to sign a pledge to become part of the solution. She serves as the medical director for Dare Home Health and Hospice and, in collaboration with the Healthy Carolinians of the Outer Banks Dementia task force, has worked to make The Outer Banks Hospital the first “Dementia-Friendly” hospital in North Carolina.

Educational, Informational & Vendor Tables

Raffle with a lot of amazing gifts donated by this great community!

Releasing of the Twelve Doves by When Doves Fly


10:30 am:

Walk With Us!


10:45 am - Until:

Complimentary Hamburger & Hot Dog Cook Out provided by the Mighty Wind United Methodist Church



We will walk from the High School through the parking lots of First Flight Elementary and First Flight Middle schools. There will be a Raffle with lots of prizes from local businesses on the Outer Banks, plus a free hamburger & hot dog cookout.  Educators and Vendors will be on hand.

Proceeds from the Walk benefit the "Awareness That Addiction is a Disease" fund to educate people about addiction and assist those that need treatment for substance abuse.

Let's continue to make aware all of us who have been affected by this deadly disease.

Let's Walk Against Addiction!