Leslie County Drug Abuse Council
5 p.m. on the 3rd Monday of each month at the UK Cooperative Extension Service Office, 22045 Main Street #514, Hyden.
P.O. Box 2154, Hyden, KY 41749.
UNITE Coalition Coordinator
Leshia Newsome – firstname.lastname@example.org, 606-889-0422 (w), 606-794-5351 (cell)
Donna Hardin – Drug Awareness Council, 606-436-5761 ext. 7110, email@example.com
- Chair – Leroy Lewis, 606-672-2372, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Co-Chair – Teresa Dixon, 606-672-2901 ext 2307 (w), email@example.com
- Secretary – Phillis Combs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Leslie County News
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...Read More
Seven anti-drug school UNITE Clubs across the Fifth Congressional District have been named “Clubs of the Year” for their outstanding efforts and accomplishments during the 2014-15 school year. The winning clubs are: Belfry High School (Pike County) Cold Hill Elementary School (Laurel County) Hayes Lewis Elementary School (Leslie County) Meade Memorial Elementary School (Johnson...Read More
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 –...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More