WATSONTOWN — Three local women are preparing to take off their shoes and lead an event designed to raise awareness of, and funds to help combat, human trafficking.

The Barefoot Mile, benefitting Joy International, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at Revival Tabernacle, 960 Susquehanna Trail, Watsontown. The event is being coordinated by Vickie Eberhart, Julie Savage and Alisha Buck.

Staff writer Kevin Mertz can be reached at 570-742-9671 or email kevin@standard-journal.com.

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