September – Recovery Month

Recovery Rally Seeks Sponsors

September is National Recovery Month and BSAN is seeking Sponsors for our first annual Recovery Rally! We are asking for partner  agencies’ and local companies’ support so that we can celebrate and spread the message that people DO ACHIEVE SUSTAINED RECOVERY from mental health concerns, alcohol, drugs, and other life challenges. Sponsorship levels are to…

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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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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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Underage Drinking Initiative Task Force Minutes, Sept 9

Underage Drinking Initiative Meeting Minutes, Wednesday Sept 9, 2015 7:45am In attendance: Rhonda Cook, Sarah Dergins, Joe Marks, Jeanne Schwarting RETAIL: Enhance Skills: BARS Course Training is planned for Tues Oct 6, 5:30-7:30 @ WPCC; 10 have reserved, 150 have been invited Change Physical Design: Voluntary Legal Age Warning Signage – Rhonda will be meeting with…

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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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BSAN Meeting Notes – Friday March 27, 2015

Burke Substance Abuse Network Meeting Notes March 27, 2015 Fifty-five people were present at this meeting held at 7:30am at First United Methodist Church. Rev. Derrick Reynolds, Flynn Recovery Community Board member, offered the invocation. Introductions and updates were made around the room. These included: Ashley Simmons with the Burke County Health Department announced that…

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BSAN Meeting Notes – Sept 26, 2014

Burke Substance Abuse Network Meeting Notes – September 26, 2014 Fifty-six people were present at the Morganton Community House for breakfast at 7:30 am. Renee Lewis gave the invocation. Jim opened the meeting with BSAN announcements: Kate B. Reynolds Healthy Places – Through this initiative, the KBR Trust plans to invest $100 million in 10 to 15 counties…

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Community grant strengthens substance abuse prevention, treatment efforts

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2014 Contact: Jim VanHecke Phone: 828-433-1221 Email: bcacded@gmail.com Burke collaborative announces community grant to strengthen substance abuse prevention and treatment efforts Burke Substance Abuse Network (BSAN), has received support for building the capacity to reduce and prevent substance abuse with funding and leadership from the North Carolina Coalition Initiative (NCCI). The…

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