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 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.


Bell County News

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...

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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...

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2012-13 UNITE Clubs of the Year

2012-13 UNITE Clubs of the Year

Ten school anti-drug UNITE Clubs have been recognized as “Clubs of the Year” for their outstanding efforts and accomplishments during the 2012-13 school year. Winning UNITE Clubs are: James D. Adams Middle – Floyd County Mt. Vernon Elementary – Rockcastle County Page School Center (Elementary & Middle)- Bell County Porter Elementary – Johnson County Red River Valley...

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Food drive expected to set record

Thousands of struggling Eastern Kentucky families will have their holiday tables brightened thanks to the generosity of their neighbors. Food drives conducted by UNITE Service Corps (AmeriCorps) members at dozens of schools across the region have so far netted nearly 9 tons of non-perishable items that will be distributed within their local communities. And this number is expected to...

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1 ton of meds collected

More than one ton of outdated or unwanted medications was collected by Operation UNITE as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s seventh National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this past weekend. A total of 2,021.5 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter drugs were collected from permanent drop box locations in 34 southern and eastern Kentucky counties – an increase of 850.3...

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