The mother of Mark Himebaugh, who was 11 when he went missing 25 years ago, will be the keynote speaker at the Missing In New Jersey event May 20.
Maureen Himebaugh will speak to New Jersey families who are coping with the disappearance of a loved one, State Police announced on Facebook.
Mark Himebaugh went missing Nov 11, 1991, after going outside to watch a fire in near his Middle Township home. His left shoe was found 75 yards from his home.
The event, hosted by the State Police Missing Persons Unit, is open to the public and will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.
Families are asked to pre-register to ensure their loved ones are commemorated in a candlelight vigil and slideshow. See the State Police Facebook page for more information.
Representatives from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System will be at the event.
People with missing loved ones are asked to bring: Two biological relatives (male and female) of the missing person; police reports; dental and body X-rays; photographs; and other identifying documents.