Law Enforcement

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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BSAN Meeting Minutes July 29 2016

Forty-five people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, July 29, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. BSAN member Dorian Palmer offered the invocation. Joseph Marks, Executive Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group requested updates from the group: Montreat College –  Mike Davis, Director of Admissions for Montreat College, announced that the…

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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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Students participate in Sticker Shock, underage drinking prevention

Special to The News Herald: Monday, May 23, 2016 12:08 pm | Updated: 12:19 pm, Mon May 23, 2016. Full article HERE. On Saturday, 10 students from Draughn High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions Club went to four different businesses that sell alcoholic beverages to spread a message about underage drinking. Operation Sticker Shock, along…

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Operation Medicine Drop, Morganton 3/21

Operation Medicine Drop is planned for Monday, March 21 from 4-6pm at the Morganton Burke Senior Center at 501 N. Green Street in Morganton. If you would like to volunteer please email bcacdsarah@gmail.com. The Burke County Narcotics Task Force partners with Safe Kids North Carolina, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the RxEAP Task force to collect and safely destroy these…

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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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RxEAP Task Force Meeting Minutes 12/7/15

RxEAP Task Force Minutes – December 7, 2015  Attendance: Rhonda Cook, Sarah Dergins, Becky Finney, Joe Marks, Kevin McKenna, Richard Owensby, April Pope, and Steve Whisenant Updates: I. Personal Lock Boxes A. Secured $2,000 of funding for personal lock boxes. Task force reviewed      two size options and decided to order 25 large boxes…

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Morganton Captain graduates from officers training

Morganton Department of Public Safety Capt. Keith Bowman graduated on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 from Session 73 of the Administrative Officers Management Program (AOMP). Captain Bowman is a dedicated member of Burke Substance Abuse Network and has been an active participant in BSAN’s Underage Drinking Initiative, as well as other BSAN initiatives. AOMP is a…

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ABC Chair Jim Gardner to Address Addiction/Recovery Conference about Underage Drinking 11/4

State ABC Commission Chairman, Jim Gardner, to Address Addiction/Recovery Conference about Underage Drinking 17th Annual Professional Conference Hosts Lunch Speaker Jim Gardner, Chairman of the State ABC Commission, will address the Carolinas Conference on Addiction and Recovery in Morganton on Wednesday, November 4. The annual conference is hosted by Burke Recovery. It will be held…

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