Faith Community

BSAN Meeting Minutes Jan 2017

BSAN Meeting Minutes, January 27, 2017 Forty-three people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, January 27, 2017 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. BSAN member Flynn Recovery Community board of directors member Derrick Reynolds offered the invocation. Joseph Marks, Executive Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group requested updates from the group: 2016…

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Recovery Rally Sat Sept 18

September is National Recovery Month! Join us as we celebrate and spread the message that people DO ACHIEVE SUSTAINED RECOVERY from mental health concerns, alcohol, drugs, and other life challenges. Speakers! Live music! Free food! Wall of Recovery! Games for kids and more! FREE EVENT! Saturday, September 18 // 2-6pm // Downtown Morganton Historic Courthouse…

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BSAN Meeting Notes – June 24, 2016

BSAN Meeting Minutes, June 24, 2016 Forty-six people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, June 24, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Matikia Robinson from Burke Recovery offered the invocation. Joseph Marks, Executive Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group requested updates from the group: Project Lazarus – Richard Owensby of Table…

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BSAN Thanks Partners in Underage Drinking Initiative

BSAN Thanks our community partners who were a part of our county’s 2-year, intensive underage drinking initiative. (this full page ad, as seen in our Morganton News Herald on Sunday 6/12) These restaurants voluntarily took the Be A Responsible Server (BARS) training, contributed to our Grub Grab fundraiser, or both: 100 Main 67 Lakeside Abele’s…

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Summer Break & Substance Use, Summit Community Church Sun 5/15

Kids in the sun… parents in the dark. Sunday, May 15, 5:30-7pm (doors open at 5pm) at Summit Community Church (Free Event!) 407 South Green Street, Morganton, 28655 Please share this Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/588574441319573/ Parents: Do you understand teen culture? How do you communicate with your kids? Prizes will be awarded to three winning parents: $100, $50,…

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April 2016 BSAN Meeting Minutes

Forty people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, April 29, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Derrick Reynolds, Board Member at Flynn Recovery Community, offered the invocation. Joseph Marks, Community Relations Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group and presented a few updates as central to our coalition’s mission: The News Herald…

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BSAN Meeting Minutes – Feb 2016

BSAN Meeting Minutes, February 2016 Forty people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, February 26, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Joe Marks, Community Relations Director for Burke Recovery, welcomed the group. Derrick Reynolds offered the invocation. Joe Marks asked BSAN members for updates. Abundant Life Ministry Outreach Event Joshua Singleton from…

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Recovery Month Update & BSAN Mtg Minutes – Sept 2015

BSAN Meeting Minutes, September 2015 Fifty people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, September 25, 2015 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Burke Recovery Board member Joshua Singleton offered the invocation. Joe Marks of Burke Recovery welcomed the group and began the meeting by welcoming the new United Way of Burke County, Chasity…

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Sept Recovery Month Mtg & Aug Mtg Notes

BSAN Meeting Minutes, August 2015 September Recovery Month The September BSAN meeting will include a special panel presentation in honor of National Recovery Month. The panel will include members from the local recovery community as they share their personal stories, information about area recovery fellowships, and how being part of a recovery oriented community of…

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Burke Parents Inspire Prevention in the news

The Morganton News Herald reported this week on BSAN, SABY, and Burke Recovery’s Parents Inspire Prevention leadership training held the week before the 2015-2016 Burke County Public Schools new year. According to youth who shared at the parents’ training, most kids as early as middle school age know someone who is using drugs and alcohol,…

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