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Putnam Drug Summit in Putnam Herald
June 15, 2009 Oral Health Pool Party at Waves Of Fun
Community members met to discuss ways to combat childhood obesity.
The Putnam Youth Wellness Task Team (PYWTT)
began as a way to offer county youth alternative activities to consuming
alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Attending a meeting of the Regional Family Resource Network of Boone County could easily be compared to a “business after hours” event, except there was no discussion about building business revenue; the bottom line here is building stronger families.
Residents of Boone County of all ages enjoyed a substance-free event at WaterWays in Julian on June 13, 2008.
On April 7, 2008, the Stop Watch Coalition sponsored an Underage Drinking Prevention meeting at the Madison Civic Center to raise awareness of the risks of underage drinking.
West Virginia Kids Count Fund announced Tuesday the establishment of a new, community-based effort to improve the education of 64,000 children under the age of 6.
The committee produced these pieces to advocate for the professionalism of the early care and education workforce.
Successful volunteer event took place on Saturday, October 5, 2007.
Youth document positive and negative influences.
County coalition working to prevent substance abuse.
"As a Partner in Prevention team member, we are a recipient of some funds to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect prevention,"
RFRN is a community organization encompassing Boone, Kanawha and Putnam counties which facilitates strategic planning among families, providers and others who wish to fill gaps in, and improve, the human service system.
A free Teen Xpo will be offered to Kanawha and Putnam County middle school and high school youth April 29 at the Nitro Community Center.
The Regional Family Resource Network and 25045 A New Clendenin will sponsor the 25045 Community Services Fair on May 14, 2005.
On behalf of those involved in planning the Sissonville Community Information Fair held on July 19, I would like to thank the many participants for the success of the fair. Free food, favors, door prizes and child ID cards as well as three grand prizes were given away.
During an informational reception at Boone County Bank, President Chip Shaffer made the Foundation’s first grant which went to the Regional Family Resource Network. Graciously accepting the $500 donation was Michele Baranaskas, RFRN executive director.
Many are aware that the five-year WV Community Voices grant to the Regional Family Resource Network will come to an end on June 30, 2003. This grant enabled to employ part-time Associate Directors in Boone and Putnam Counties and provided funding to many worthwhile health-related projects in the three counties.
July 9, 2002 marks the first anniversary of Tri-River
Helping families from newborns to grandparents, the Schoenbaum Family Enrichment Center has become an overnight cornerstone in
Charleston's west side...
As agencies like Multi-CAP and Shawnee Hills have either cut their services or closed their doors in the past year, the Regional Family Resource
Network survived a loss of state funds and has become a support system for other agencies...