Congressman Vern Buchanan

Representing the 16th District of Florida

Buchanan to Speak to Safe Children Coalition

Jul 25, 2016
Press Release
Congressman to Outline New Federal Anti-Drug Law to Community

BRADENTON — Congressman Vern Buchanan will visit the Safe Children Coalition’s office on Tuesday, July 26 in Bradenton, Fla. to outline the new anti-drug law and discuss federal efforts to protect children of heroin-addicted parents. There will be a press availability with Buchanan, Lisa Mayrose, regional managing director of the SunCoast region of the Department of Children and Families and Brena Slater, vice president of community-based care at the Sarasota YMCA/Safe Children Coalition. 

The visit comes on the heels of President Obama signing into law sweeping anti-drug legislation co-sponsored by Buchanan aimed at cutting off the flow of heroin into the United States as well as expanding education, prevention, and treatment programs. 

WHO: U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, FL-16

Lisa Mayrose, Regional Managing Director SunCoast Region, Department of Children and Families

Brena Slater, Vice President Community Based Care, Sarasota YMCA/Safe Children Coalition

WHAT: Tour of the Safe Children Coalition

WHEN: 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

WHERE: Safe Children Coalition, 5729 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton FL 34209