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44 Service Corps members funded

44 Service Corps members funded

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The UNITE Service Corps has received funding for 44 AmeriCorps members for the 2014-15 school year, U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced Monday, May 5. UNITE will receive $543,400 for 44 AmeriCorps members in Bell, Breathitt, Harlan,...

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UNITE collects nearly 1 ton of pills

UNITE collects nearly 1 ton of pills

Nearly 1 ton of outdated or unwanted medication was collected from 42 medication dropbox locations across southern and eastern Kentucky during the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s eighth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this past weekend. The 1,933.2...

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KRP donates $100,000 for treatment

KRP donates $100,000 for treatment

HAZARD, KY - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) joined Operation UNITE at the Perry County Public Library in Hazard, Kentucky, on March 28, 2014, to commend Kentucky River Properties, LLC for donating $100,000 to help pay for substance abuse treatment vouchers for...

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Hope Wall on display in Wolfe County

CAMPTON – Drug addiction is not the first thing that comes to mind when you first glance at the dozens of smiling faces displayed in the lobby of the Wolfe County Judicial Center. “You look at these people and you’d never know the struggles they have faced and...

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Hope Wall on display in Breathitt Co.

JACKSON – Drug addiction is not the first thing that comes to mind when you first glance at the dozens of smiling faces displayed in the lobby of the Breathitt County Judicial Center. “You look at these people and you’d never know the struggles they have faced and...

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Hope Wall on display in Perry County

HAZARD – Overcoming a substance abuse addiction is difficult, but it can be done. That is the message of the UNITE Hope Wall, which can be viewed at the Perry County Judicial Center through Friday, February 28. Unveiled last August, the Hope Wall demonstrates that...

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Hope Wall to be displayed in Magoffin

UPDATED 2-1-14 SALYERSVILLE – “When you see all these people who have battled substance abuse and are now in recovery it makes everything worthwhile,” Magoffin County Sheriff Carson Montgomery said Friday, glancing at the UNITE Hope Wall now on display at the Magoffin...

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Union College honors UNITE

BARBOURVILLE – Operation UNITE was honored by Union College for its “civic responsibility” to the citizens of southern and eastern Kentucky – and the nation as a whole – during its Spring Convocation ceremony on Thursday, January 23. Union College President Dr. Marcia...

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Rx Summit to be held in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) and Governor Nathan Deal (R-GA) joined several state and national leaders at the Georgia Capitol on Thursday, January 23, to announce that the 2014 National Rx Drug Abuse Summit will be hosted in Atlanta, Georgia....

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