Rockcastle

Rockcastle County UNITE Coalition

Wipe Out Drugs As part of the 2016 UNITE Bowl football game (Rockcastle vs Wayne County), Roundstone Elementary School students collected toilet paper to be donated to the men's and women's drug treatment centers. Pictured from left are UNITE Club members Wendell Gentry, Abby Burdette, Ashton Sanders, Hezekiah King and Cody Smith.

Wipe Out Drugs
As part of the 2016 UNITE Bowl football game (Rockcastle vs Wayne County), Roundstone Elementary School students collected toilet paper to be donated to the men’s and women’s drug treatment centers. Pictured from left are UNITE Club members Wendell Gentry, Abby Burdette, Ashton Sanders, Hezekiah King and Cody Smith.


 

Coalition Meetings

Noon on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Meetings will are held at the El Cazador Restaurant at the south I-75 exit, Mt. Vernon.
 

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1825 , Mt. Vernon, KY 40456.
 

UNITE Coalition Coordinator

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

Coalition Officers

 

Committee Chairs

 

Rockcastle County News


23 awarded ‘I Am UNITE’ scholarships

23 awarded ‘I Am UNITE’ scholarships

Twenty-three high school seniors have been selected to receive 2016 “I Am UNITE” scholarships totaling $34,500 for being champions for anti-drug efforts. Each scholarship is worth $1,500 toward post-secondary expenses. Funding for the scholarships comes from proceeds of the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit – the largest annual collaboration of professionals and advocates in the...

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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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Club of the Year winners named

Club of the Year winners named

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...

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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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