The Chillicothe Police Department is holding an event called "One Community, One Fight" June 19 through 25th. Wayne McLaughlin said it will bring together the local church community and a variety of resources to help, for example, those struggling with addiction or those who need food for their families.
"I've preached at a lot of churches and I know a lot of people, said McLaughlin, "and I know that if we work even better together than we already do then we can bring even more of a positive impact on a serious problem."
David Magill said it was an event that initially began to fight the opiate epidemic: "But there's much more addiction than just drugs going on, so we feel that this event right here with the revival part of it will be a vital part in making a change in Chillicothe."
Along with the resources and church service, the event will feature a different community speaker each night and music.
"One Community, One Fight" starts at 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the steps of the Ross County Court House.