The Long Island Chapter of Mothers Against Destruction Decisions (MADD) is hosting its 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil today at
The event will take place at 1 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall’s Little Theatre. Around 200 people are expected to attend to light a candle in honor of their loved one who was killed or injured by a drunk driver. The program will include the New York State Troopers Emerald Society Bagpipers, soloist Kathryn Burke (FSC alumna and staff member), Color Guard from Boy Scout Troop # 329 of Bayport in honor of PO Glen Ciano and poetry and music selections.
After the candle lighting ceremony, guests will walk to the Garden of Awareness to place a white carnation on the Wall of Remembrance, which bears the names of more than 300 people killed or injured by a drunk driver.
MADD LI is also expecting representatives from Nassau and Suffolk County DA’s office and Nassau and Suffolk County Law Enforcement.
For more information, contact Victim Services Specialist Mary Scala at 631-547-6233 x306.