The 2023 "Shine a Light on Suicide Night Kayak" is an awareness event hosted by the Venango County Suicide Prevention Task Force.
Their mission is to work in collaboration with communities to develop strategies that through education, advocacy, and support will help to reduce the risk, stigma, and occurrence of suicide in Venango County, the organizers said.
Dr. Kathy Quick is the featured speaker. There'll be individual and group kayak decoration contests with prizes for best lighted kayak and best theme in both categories.
There are several prizes including a new kayak with paddle and life jacket.
The event is 6:30 to 10 p.m. on September 2 at Two Mile Run County Park.
The event, which includes, hot dogs, chips water and popcorn is free.
Also coming up: celebrating with folks who pulled themselves back together