Boyd

Boyd UNITE/Champions Coalition

 

Coalition Meetings

Quarterly (February, May, August, November) at 11:30 a.m., fifth floor of the Bellefonte Center, 1000 Ashland Drive, Russell, Kentucky.
 

Mailing Address

2929 State Route 3, Catlettsburg, KY 41129.
 

UNITE Coalition Coordinator

Contact Prestonsburg office – 606-889-0422 (work)
 

Coalition Officers

  • Chair – Bill Harris, 606-922-3940, billharris131@yahoo.com
     

    Boyd County News


    Scholarship deadline extended

    Scholarship deadline extended

    LONDON – Operation UNITE has extended the deadline for seniors to apply for “I Am UNITE” scholarships to Friday, April 8. “The initial deadline was March 31, but with the number of school closings due to weather and sickness we wanted to make sure students had an opportunity to submit an application,” explained Debbie L. Trusty, UNITE’s Education and Treatment Director. Application...

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    Support UNITE on #GivingTuesday

    Support UNITE on #GivingTuesday

    Operation UNITE is one of hundreds of nonprofit organizations across Kentucky participating in the third annual Kentucky Gives online fundraising event on Tuesday, December 1. UNITE’s focus for this year’s Kentucky Gives event is to raise funds for youth prevention and education initiatives – specifically Camp UNITE, school anti-drug UNITE Clubs, and the “On The Move!” mobile education...

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    Regional coalition roundtables held

    Regional coalition roundtables held

    A total of 162 people attended six regional roundtables for representatives of UNITE Community Coalitions during October 2015. The roundtables were conducted in London, Somerset, Beattyville, Grayson, Prestonsburg and Hazard. To view photos from the roundtables click on name of the city. The roundtables were designed to let coalitions – many of which have new officers and members –...

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    Personal stories of ‘hope in action’

    Personal stories of ‘hope in action’

    WILLIAMSBURG – Throughout the week, participants in the 9th annual Camp UNITE engaged in fun activities designed to develop leadership and communication skills, promote teamwork and problem solving, instill confidence and trust, and let youth know they do not have to face difficult situations on their own. The underlying theme to camp – there is “Hope In Action” by remaining free from...

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    Service Corps funded for 2015-16

    Service Corps funded for 2015-16

    LONDON – The UNITE Service Corps has received funding for 44 AmeriCorps members to provide math tutoring and substance abuse prevention education during the 2015-16 school year. The $543,400 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will enable UNITE to place AmeriCorps members at elementary schools in Bell, Breathitt, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Laurel, Leslie, Owsley,...

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