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Candlelight vigil set for Oct. 4
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A candlelight vigil is planned for Friday, Oct. 4, to promote mental illness awareness. The vigil will be held rain or shine at 5:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall.The event is being organized by NAMI, the National Alliance for Mental Illness. It will include a guest speaker, poem recital, music and refreshments.“There is a stigma that’s associated with mental illness,” said NAMI representative Linda Perry.