Lee

PEP (People Encouraging People) Coalition

 

Coalition Meetings

5 p.m. (board of directors) quarterly on the 4th Monday of the month at the PEP building, 70 Locust Street, Beattyville.
 

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 285, Beattyville, KY 41311
 

UNITE Coalition Coordinator

Carl Varneycvarney@centertech.com, 606-330-1406 (work), 606-594-8144 (cell)
 

Executive Director

Brenda Campbell – 606-464-0494, pepcoalition@bellsouth.net
 

Coalition Officers

 

PEP programs

A variety of classes for youth continue to be offered at the PEP building. In addition, volunteers from the coalition teach prevention and anti-bullying curriculum at both the elementary and middle schools.
 

Support groups

The PEP Coalition supports the following groups:

  • Narcotics Anonymous, meets 8 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Thomas Episcopal Church
  • Alcoholics Anonymous, meets 8 p.m. Mondays at Queen Of All Saints Catholic Church
  • Lifeline, meets 7 p.m. Thursdays on the second floor of the Lee County Courthouse.

For information call 606-464-0494 or pepcoalition@bellsouth.net.
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Lee County News


‘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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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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