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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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Carolinas Conference for continuing ed credits, community building, recovery resources

17th Annual Carolinas Conference on Addiction and Recovery will be held at First United Methodist Church in Morganton, NC November 2-6, 2015 Hosted by Burke Recovery Presented by Addiction Recovery Institute and South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Services Click HERE for partial listing on special speakers, links to more speaker details, and registration…

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RxEAP Task Force Meeting Minutes Sept 28, 2015

RxEAP Task Force – September 28, 2015 – Minutes Present: Wendy Cato, Nick Chamberlain, Rhonda Cook, Sarah Dergins, Joe Marks, Jay Martino, Joe Mazzola, Kevin McKenna, Chuck Moseley, John Whalley I.   Community Education A.    Parents Inspire Prevention Series – How to Talk to Your Teens and Pre-         Teens about drugs…

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Sellers/Servers Trained on How to Spot Underage Drinkers

Education Critical to the Prevention of Underage Drinking Burke County businesses, along with Burke Recovery, the North Carolina ABC Commission, North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE), and the Burke Substance Abuse Network (BSAN), are increasing their focus on preventing underage drinking. A crucial part of this intensified focus includes providing training programs for ABC on-premise…

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Social Media Awareness Program BCPS

Burke County Public Schools will be sponsoring a Social Media Awareness program for parents during the month of October. Susan Wind, cyber crime consultant, from Mooresville will be coming to our county on Oct. 15th at Patton High (for western end families) and Oct. 29th at Draughn High (for eastern end families) from 6:00-7:30pm. Parents with students of all ages…

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Parents! How to Talk to Your Teens & Pre-Teens:

On Monday, October 5 from 7-8:30pm, The Parents Inspire Prevention Series presents “Talking to Your Teens & Pre-Teens About Underage Drinking & Drug Use.”

This free educational event will be held in the Lake James Room at Carolinas Healthcare System BlueRidge, Morganton Campus (Grace Hospital, lower level).

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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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“When Sean Speaks” Burke County High Schools Presentations

When Sean Speaks Presentation at Freedom High School, Monday, Sept 14, 2015, by Rhonda Cook for BSAN Sean Carter and his mom, Jenny, came to Morganton on September 14 and 15, 2015 with a powerful message about circumstances and choices that Sean made that placed him in a wheelchair unable to talk or walk. The “When Sean…

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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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