Veteran Suicide Awareness Walk to be held in Carthage Saturday
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Every day, the nation loses 22 veterans to suicide. To help bring attention to this, Carthage will host a Veteran Suicide Awareness Walk this weekend.
Dee Dee Guyette of the Carthage VFW Auxiliary appeared on 7 News at Noon on Tuesday to talk about the event. Watch her interview above.
A 22-minute walk to honor the 22 veterans lost each day to suicide, will be held Saturday, October 16 at Turning Point Park.
Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m.
It costs $1 to participate.
Sunny Crest Flowers is donating flowers for the event.
The walk is being held by VFW & Auxiliary Post 7227, Carthage Area Chamber of Commerce, and HUMANA.
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