Bell

Coalition Information

Page School UNITE Club creates CD
Since “Hold On” was such a big hit, the UNITE Club Choir at Page School Center decided to made a CD. They are selling the CD’s for $10. All the money will go to the Page School Center UNITE Club Funds. The songs on the CD are: Hold On, From the Rising of the Sun, I’ll Fly Away, Amazing Grace, Grandma’s Featherbed, and Fifty Nifty. The children and Mrs. Risner have put a lot of hard work in this CD trying to make it perfect.

If you would like to order a CD you may email aleisha.lewis@bell.kyschools.us or call her at 606-337-5207 (school) or 606-269-6080 (cell).

Free Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp
SHND_2013-3CBell County will host the third of 6 free Shoot Hoops Not Drugs Basketball Camps with Jeff Sheppard on Thursday, June 6, at Middlesboro High School, 4404 West Cumberland Avenue.

All school-age youth are invited to participate in this FREE camp, which begins at 4 p.m. and will conclude about 7 p.m. Youth receive a T-shirt and basketball. Water and food provided. All participants will be entered into a drawing for 2 portable basketball goals to be given away at the end of camp. Closed-toe shoes are strongly recommended. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to register.

Support groups
Bell County holds a weekly Drug and Alcohol Recovery Lifeline program at the Lighthouse Medical Clinic in Pineville. Narcotics Anonymous meets 7 p.m. each Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 149 North 28th Street in Middlesboro.

Calendar



Bell County News


Service Corps members honored

Service Corps members honored

PRESTONSBURG – Members of Operation UNITE’s Service Corps (AmeriCorps) program were lauded for their exceptional work to keep youth on a drug-free path during an end-of-the-year celebration on Friday, May 23. “The brilliance of the UNITE Service Corps is (that they are able) to take a proactive approach,” said Aaron Anderkin, who served as chairman of the Kentucky Commission on Community...

Read More

44 Service Corps members funded

44 Service Corps members funded

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The UNITE Service Corps has received funding for 44 AmeriCorps members for the 2014-15 school year, U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced Monday, May 5. UNITE will receive $543,400 for 44 AmeriCorps members in Bell, Breathitt, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Laurel, Leslie, Perry, Pike, Rockcastle and Wolfe counties. UNITE was among three non-profit...

Read More

UNITE collects nearly 1 ton of pills

UNITE collects nearly 1 ton of pills

Nearly 1 ton of outdated or unwanted medication was collected from 42 medication dropbox locations across southern and eastern Kentucky during the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s eighth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this past weekend. The 1,933.2 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter drugs filled 114 cartons. This total does not include any medications brought to other...

Read More

Union College honors UNITE

BARBOURVILLE – Operation UNITE was honored by Union College for its “civic responsibility” to the citizens of southern and eastern Kentucky – and the nation as a whole – during its Spring Convocation ceremony on Thursday, January 23. Union College President Dr. Marcia Hawkins presented the award. Accepting the award on behalf of UNITE was Dale Morton, communications director. Text of...

Read More

Rx Summit to be held in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA – U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) and Governor Nathan Deal (R-GA) joined several state and national leaders at the Georgia Capitol on Thursday, January 23, to announce that the 2014 National Rx Drug Abuse Summit will be hosted in Atlanta, Georgia. This Summit is the largest national collaboration of professionals on the prescription drug abuse issue and will be...

Read More

Click here for more localized news