Supervisor Joseph Saladino announced that the Town of Oyster Bay is partnering with Drug Free Long Island, Bikers Against Heroin and Nassau County for a Bike Ride from Syosset/Woodbury Park to TOBAY Beach in recognition of National Overdoes Awareness Day. The Bike Ride will take place on Friday, August 30th with motorcyclists invited to ride from Syosset/Woodbury Community Park down to TOBAY Beach, at which a special ceremony will be held in memory of those who have lost friends and family to overdose.
Supervisor Saladino stated, “It is so important that we work to unite our community to educate, advocate, and empower to raise awareness against the deadly effects of heroin and remember our loved ones who lost their lives to the opioid epidemic. I am proud to partner with Drug Free Long Island, Bikers Against Heroin, and Nassau County for this event, which truly helps shine a light on this ongoing issue effecting our communities.”
Motorcyclists are invited to gather at 5:00pm at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park, from where they will depart at 5:30pm for TOBAY Beach, which is located on Ocean Parkway, just east of Jones Beach. A special ceremony of remembrance will then commence at 6:15pm at the beach.
Drug Free Long Island will supply a large dreamcatcher in which residents can place a picture of a loved one lost and/or card in their memory.