Underage Drinking – NCCI

Youth Health Coalition

Burke Recovery is launching the Burke County’s first youth health coalition! Youth will work together to improve the health of the community. They will  tackle issues like nutrition, drug use prevention, and creating safe and healthy places to work and play in Burke County. Youth will prioritize the health needs of the County and work…

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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 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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May 27, 2016 BSAN Meeting Notes

BSAN Meeting Minutes, May 27, 2016 Forty people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, May 27, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Joseph Marks, Executive Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group asked for BSAN member updates: Project Lazarus – Julie Causby from AccessCare reported that Project Lazarus completed their poster contest…

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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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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 – March 2016

Fifty people were present at the Morganton Community House on Thursday, March 25 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Joe Marks asked BSAN members for updates: Peer Support Specialists Needed – Tristan Killian mentioned the upcoming April 1st commencement of the current Flynn Recovery Community residents. He announced that the integrated hub’s PQA Healthcare, Inc.…

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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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