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Malden Overcoming Addiction celebrates nine years as a nonprofit organization

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  Malden Overcoming Addiction (MOA) hosted a Malden Overcomes Family Fun Day at Lincoln Commons on Saturday. The nonprofit organization is celebrating nine years saving lives in Malden and the surrounding communities.

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The Bridge Recovery Center volunteer coordinator Tara Shannon and outreach coordinator Malek Horani gave out recovery awareness pamphlets.
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Shown from left to right: MOA volunteers Muriel and Chuck Brandano alongside recovery coach Susan Jeselonis gave out recovery support pamphlets and COVID-19 test kits.
Ward 7 Councillor Christopher Simonelli thanked MOA for their support in his recovery.
MOA Director Paul Hammersley thanked the mayor for his dedication to the cause.
Mayor Gary Christenson said overdoses are significantly down this year.
Dana Brown thanked the community for their support.
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Malden officials, pictured from left to right: Police Chief Glenn Cronin, Mayor Gary Christenson, former Ward 7 Councillor Neal Anderson, MOA Vice President Dana Brown, MOA President/City of Malden Addiction Recovery Resource Specialist Paul Hammersley, Ward 7 Councillor Christopher Simonelli, Ward 3 School Committee Member/Vice Chair Jennifer Spadafora and Ward 5 School Committee Member Adam Weldai.
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Children participated in a balloon toss.
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Malden resident Mia Nguyen, 5, got a flower tattooed onto her arm by Jenny Abarca.
Former Ward 7 Councillor Neal Anderson said he’s happy to play a small role in recovery efforts.
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Katie, 10, and her mother, Donna Smith, grabbed watermelon and cherry Richie’s Slush from Patricia and Cindy Robillard during Saturday’s MOA Family Fun Day at Lincoln Commons.

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