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Regional Family Resource Network
1078 Main Street Room 202 Elkview, WV  25071

Prescription Drug Take Back


Click here to find a take-back location near you

Please check back for details and information on a permanent prescription drug drop box in Putnam County!

Underage Drinking Op-Ed

Putnam Up & Moving Featured in August 2010 Fitness is Fun President's Challenge Newsletter

Look under Special Features.

Putnam Group Links President's Challenge to Battle Cancer

2010 Putnam on Wellness initiative "Putnam Up & Moving"

Putnam Drug Summit in Putnam Herald
Follow-up to Putnam Drug Summit

Putnam Drug Summit
October 13, 2009 at Putnam County Schools Board of Education

Putnam on Wellness Makes a Big Splash! - Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Putnam on Wellness Makes a Big Splash! - Putnam Standard

June 15, 2009 Oral Health Pool Party at Waves Of Fun

February 20, 2009 Weighing the Options Forum

Community members met to discuss ways to combat childhood obesity.


Putnam Standard article on the Putnam Youth Wellness Task Team

The Putnam Youth Wellness Task Team (PYWTT) began as a way to offer county youth alternative activities to consuming alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

August 27, 2008 Boone FRN meeting

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.


Boone County Stop Watch Pool Party

Residents of Boone County of all ages enjoyed a substance-free event at WaterWays in Julian on June 13, 2008.


Town Hall Puts Focus on Underage Drinking in Our Communities

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.


Kids First Communities piece on WOWK-TV

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.


Kanawha Early Childhood Committee Op-Ed Commentaries in the Charleston Gazette

The committee produced these pieces to advocate for the professionalism of the early care and education workforce.


John Slack Park Clean-up at Racine

Successful volunteer event took place on Saturday, October 5, 2007.


Boone Stop Watch Environmental Scans

Youth document positive and negative influences.


Boone Stop Watch Coalition

County coalition working to prevent substance abuse.


Putnam Partners in Prevention

"As a Partner in Prevention team member, we are a recipient of some funds to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect prevention,"


RFRN Serves Local Communities

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.


Nitro Community Center hosting free Teen Xpo

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.


Local groups to hold Clendenin fair on May 14

The Regional Family Resource Network and 25045 A New Clendenin will sponsor the 25045 Community Services Fair on May 14, 2005.


Sissonville Community Information Fair

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.


Madison-Danville Community Foundation Makes First Grant

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.


WV Community Voices Funding Expires

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.


RFRN Celebrates Anniversary of Public Transportation

July 9, 2002 marks the first anniversary of Tri-River Transit Authority's expansion of public transportation services to Boone County.  This service, which was sorely needed, has exceeded expectations in passenger numbers, which average 80 passengers per week...


Schoenbaum Center a welcome addition to Charleston's west side

Helping families from newborns to grandparents, the Schoenbaum Family Enrichment Center has become an overnight cornerstone in

Charleston's west side...


Family Resource Network Survive Funding Gap

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...