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Knox County UNITE Coalition

 

Coalition Meetings

Noon on the 1st Tuesday of each month, 2 Amigos Mexican Restaurant, 119 Union Street, Barbourville.
 

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1809, Barbourville, KY 40906
 

UNITE Coalition Coordinator

Tom Vicinitvicini@centertech.com, 606-589-3069 (w), 606-416-1926 (cell)
 

Coalition Officers

 

10th Annual Knox UNITE Fishing Tournament

The 10th Annual Knox County UNITE Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015, from Grove Marina on Laurel River Lake. Event begins at 7 a.m. and concludes at 3 p.m. Entry fee is $100 per boat. A pre-tournament meeting and cookout will be held on May 1 at Tracker Marine Boat Center starting at 5:30 p.m.
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Committee Chairs

 

Calendar



Letcher County News


Nancy Hale named President/CEO

Nancy Hale named President/CEO

LONDON – Nancy Hale, a long-time educator and current Co-Program Director of the UNITE Service Corps (AmeriCorps) initiative, will become President and Chief Executive Officer of Operation UNITE effective Monday, February 9. Hale succeeds Dan Smoot, who has been tapped to lead a new drug prevention/education initiative for Appalachia HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area). “I am humbled...

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Feb. 17 ‘Celebration’ event canceled

Feb. 17 ‘Celebration’ event canceled

Operation UNITE’s “Celebrate Successes in Prevention and Education” Coalition Awards luncheon scheduled for 11 am to 12:30 pm on Tuesday, February 17, at the Eastern Kentucky University Manchester Campus has been CANCELED due to the prediction of hazardous winter weather coming into the region. It will be rescheduled. Two of America’s top officials in the effort to reduce drug use and its...

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KY fares well in new drug report

KY fares well in new drug report

A new national report shows Kentucky fares well compared to other states in the number of patients potentially misusing non-prescribed medications or abusing illegal drugs. Kentucky, “which has long been known as an epicenter of the national prescription drug epidemic,” was “noticeably absent” from the top 10 worst performing states in each of three categories studied, according to the...

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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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