TOMORROW IN SALEM: SHAHEEN HOSTS ROUNDTABLE ON NEW HAMPSHIRE HEROIN AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG EPIDEMIC

In Exeter, Shaheen will tour Cobham Antenna Systems In Manchester, Shaheen to visit Made in New Hampshire Expo showcasing Granite State products and services Saturday in North Country, Shaheen will attend Annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Ceremony in Whitefield

April 03, 2014

Tomorrow in Salem, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) will join law enforcement officials, including New Hampshire Attorney General Joe Foster and Salem Police Chief Paul Donovan, and members of the drug treatment community for a roundtable discussion at the Salem Police Department at 2:00 p.m on New Hampshire’s heroin and prescription drug addiction epidemic. At the roundtable, participants will discuss the rising heroin and prescription opioid abuse in New Hampshire and ways to combat the epidemic.  Recently, Shaheen called for federal investments to assist New Hampshire law enforcement and healthcare providers to fight what has become a top public health issue in the Granite State and called on the Attorney General Eric Holder to take steps to partner with local officials to fight this epidemic.

Earlier on Friday, Shaheen will tour Exeter-based manufacturer Cobham Antenna Systems at 9:15 a.m. where she will be briefed on the company’s products and capabilities before discussing her efforts to promote domestic manufacturing and job creation. Shaheen will host a press availability following the tour.

Later on Friday, Shaheen will go to the 2014 Made in NH Expo in Manchester at 3:30 p.m.  The annual exhibition showcases the wide variety of quality products and services made in the Granite State.

On Saturday at 2:00 p.m., Shaheen will join other New Hampshire officials for a Welcome Home Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans at White Mountains Regional High School 

Media planning to attend should email Nick_Brown@shaheen.senate.gov.  

Tour of Cobham Antenna Systems facility

WHO:                  

 U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                

Tour of Cobham Antenna Systems facility

WHEN:                

9:15 a.m.

Friday, April 4

WHERE:              

 Cobham Antenna Systems

11 Continental Drive

Exeter, NH

Roundtable on New Hampshire Heroin and Prescription Drug Epidemic

WHO:                  

 U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), law enforcement officials and treatment
professionals

WHAT:                

 Roundtable on New Hampshire Heroin and Prescription Drug Epidemic

WHEN:                

2:00 p.m.

Friday, April 4

WHERE:              

Salem Police Department

9 Veterans Memorial Parkway

Salem, NH

Made in NH Expo

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                

Made in NH Expo

WHEN:                

3:30 p.m.

Friday, April 4

WHERE:              

Radisson Hotel

700 Elm Street

Manchester

Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Ceremony

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                

Welcome Home Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans

WHEN:                

2:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 5

WHERE:              

White Mountains Regional High School

127 Regional Road

 Whitefield, NH