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Kentucky invited to “Stand At The Cross”

Kentucky invited to “Stand At The Cross”

CARYVILLE, TN – Residents of southern and eastern Kentucky are invited to participate in a unique and massive prayer walk on Saturday, November 8. Sponsored by the Stand in the Gap Coalition (SIGCO) – whose mission is similar to the anti-drug organization Operation UNITE in Kentucky’s Fifth Congressional District – the “Stand At The Cross” prayer walk will take place at noon just off...

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A reason to say no to drugs

A reason to say no to drugs

MT. VERNON – A new drug prevention initiative designed to provide youth another way to resist peer pressure to experiment with drugs was launched in Rockcastle County Tuesday, October 14. The “Give Me A Reason” program – a collaborative effort by the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (AHIDTA) and Operation UNITE – will provide free saliva-based drug test kits to parents...

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Hope Wall in Pike County

Hope Wall in Pike County

PIKEVILLE – Even before all the photos were in place, visitors to the Pike County Judicial Center Thursday afternoon, October 9, were quick to point out familiar faces. The more than 180 images on Operation UNITE’s Hope Wall are more than portraits of friends and loved ones; each picture represents a successful struggle over drug addiction. “It’s important for those still in active...

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AmeriCorps having impact

AmeriCorps having impact

It’s all about service – to youth, to schools, and to communities across southern and eastern Kentucky. Operation UNITE’s Service Corps (AmeriCorps) initiative provides before and after school math tutoring and healthy choices programs to address drug prevention and nutritional education. Members also serve as sponsors for anti-drug UNITE Clubs and recruit volunteers for school-based...

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UNITE Clubs of the Year announced

UNITE Clubs of the Year announced

Fourteen anti-drug UNITE Clubs in schools across the Fifth Congressional District have been named “Clubs of the Year” for their outstanding efforts and accomplishments during the 2013-14 school year.     UNITE Clubs receiving recognition are: Region 1: Mt. Vernon Elementary – Rockcastle County Rockcastle County Middle – Rockcastle County Rockcastle County High –...

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Hope Wall coming to Pike County

PIKEVILLE – The UNITE Hope Wall will be on display at the Pike County Judicial Center in Pikeville from Thursday afternoon, October 9, through Friday morning, October 24. Celebrating a person’s ability to overcome an addiction, the display gives hope to others struggling through a loved one’s substance abuse addiction hope. Before moving to the Judicial Center, the Hope Wall will be...

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