Lawrence

Lawrence County Champions/UNITE Coalition

 

Coalition Meetings

6:30 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month at the Lawrence County Community Center, 205 Bull Dog Lane, Louisa.
 

Mailing Address

416 Colorado Drive, Louisa, KY 41230
 

UNITE Coalition Coordinator

Ashley Akers Shepherdaakers@centertech.com, 606-889-0422 (work), 606-213-3556 (cell)
 

Coalition Officers

  • Chair – vacant
  • Secretary/Treasurer – vacant

 

Point of Hope

The coalition works to support Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center Point of Hope Community’s treatment and after-care programs by providing resource materials and assisting with transportation for participants. For more information about the Point of Hope Transitional Housing & Recovery Community contact Donald R. Setser, M. Min., at 606-638-2273 or dsetser@fbamc-ky.org.
 

Calendar



Lawrence County News


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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‘Celebration’ event set for May 5

‘Celebration’ event set for May 5

America’s drug czar will help Operation UNITE recognize and “Celebrate Successes in Prevention and Education” throughout southern and eastern Kentucky at a luncheon on Tuesday, May 5. Michael Botticelli, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), will join Kentucky’s Fifth District Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers and Wendy Spencer, CEO of the...

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2015 SHND camps announced

2015 SHND camps announced

Five free regional Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camps conducted by former University of Kentucky all-star Jeff Sheppard will be offered by Operation UNITE this summer. All school-age youth are invited to participate in any of the camps, to be held at the following dates and locations: • Monday, June 8, at Magoffin County High School in Salyersville. • Tuesday, June 9, at Prestonsburg...

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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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