Youth Rx Abuse – SPF-PFS

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

BSAN Meeting Notes Jan 2016 – DFC Process

BSAN Meeting Minutes, January 2016 Forty eight people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, January 29, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Joe Marks, Community Relations Director for Burke Recovery, welcomed the group. Chuck Moseley, Board President of Burke Recovery, offered the invocation. BSAN Members offered community updates: Connect NC $2 Million…

Read More

BSAN Meeting Minutes, December 2015

BSAN Meeting Minutes, December 2015 Thirty five people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, December 18, 2015 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Joe Marks, Community Relations Director for Burke Recovery, welcomed the group and requested announcements about BSAN partner updates. Good Samaritan Clinic – Kim James announced that Burke Health Network has…

Read More

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…

Read More

BSAN November 2015 Meeting Notes

BSAN Meeting Minutes, November 2015 Thirty eight people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, November 20, 2015 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Burke Recovery board president Chuck Moseley offered the invocation. Joe Marks, Community Relations Director for Burke Recovery, welcomed the group and introduced Rhonda Cook for some BSAN announcements. Grub Grab…

Read More

October 2015 BSAN Meeting Notes

Please note that these meeting notes include a proposed revision to the BSAN mission statement. We appreciate questions and input about, and support for this change by BSAN members. Please also note that due the upcoming holidays, the November and December BSAN meetings will be held a week earlier. The next two meetings will be held…

Read More

Local Response to Obama’s Message: BSAN Is Addressing Opiate Crisis in Burke

Morganton, NC – October 21, 2015: This afternoon, President Barack Obama spoke before the country about new and continuing public and private sector efforts to address prescription drug abuse and heroin use nation-wide. Burke Recovery Community Relations Director Joseph Marks responded in a formal announcement to the citizens of Burke County. “In Burke County we…

Read More

Obama Administration Announces Public and Private Sector Efforts to Address Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Use

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2015 FACT SHEET:  Obama Administration Announces Public and Private Sector Efforts to Address Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Use Prescription drug abuse and heroin use have taken a heartbreaking toll on too many Americans and their families, while straining law enforcement and…

Read More