FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Pittsburgh, PA (Carrick) – Friends of Phillips Park in cooperation with Zone Three Pittsburgh Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency proudly announce that Philips Recreation Center in Carrick will be a drop-off location for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28 from 10:30 am until 1:30 pm. Anyone will be able to come to Phillips Rec at that time to dispose of prescription and non-prescription drugs that will be properly collected and disposed of by the Pittsburgh Police and the DEA.
Amy Kline, Chair of Friends of Phillips Park, says “We are thrilled to be accepted as a Drug Take Back Day site. This one day is a much needed step in combating the drug epidemic in South Pittsburgh and elsewhere.”
Friends of Phillips Park has a mission is to to promote and preserve Phillips Park as a community resource, green space and center of activity in the South Pittsburgh neighborhoods. Meetings are the third Tuesday of each month at the Phillips Rec Center.