Estimates suggest that about 50,000 people are trafficked into the United States each year and over half of the human trafficking cases active in the US were sex trafficking cases involving children.  Hear what is being done locally to fight this criminal activity Friday, October 25 at the VINE Adult Community Center.

Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office Investigator, Marc Chadderdon will share information on Greater Minnesota collaborations to combat human trafficking Friday from 1:30-3 pm at VINE.  Chadderdon is president and founder of MSCIC, a coalition organization that tracks, investigates and prosecutes individuals involved in sex trafficking.  He is committed to protecting people from this devastating criminal activity that occurs in all 50 states, including our region.

The event is free for VINE members and open to the public for $5.  For more information or to register visit or call (507) 386-5586.