EMPOWER Youth Coalition Impacts Scott County

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EMPOWER Youth Coalition Impacts Scott County 

As part of the Scott County Drug Free Communities (DFC) Support Program initiative, some Scott County youth from both school districts started a youth driven and youth managed coalition this past spring called EMPOWER.

Founding members of EMPOWER are Byron Holland, Eliza Mount, Dylan Baker, Taylor Stewart, Madelyn Shelton, Destinie Achelpohl, Olivia Minor and Dalton Baker. They chose the name EMPOWER because they believe it encourages and equips Scott County youth with tools to live healthy, safe and drug-free lives. The coalition has grown to 13 members so far. Continue reading “EMPOWER Youth Coalition Impacts Scott County”

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Scott County Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs         

October 27 at Walmart

[SCOTTSBURG, IND] – On Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Scott County Partnership and the Drug Enforcement Administration, in partnership with the Scottsburg Police Department and the Scott County Sheriffs’ Department, are sponsoring a Drug Take Back Day that will give the public its 16th opportunity in 8 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Continue reading

Kim Smith, Tonya Lewis and the staff and residents of HIckory Creek (Scottsburg Kiwanis Club Corporate Member) hosted the annual Kiwanis dinner

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Kim Smith, Tonya Lewis and the staff and residents of HIckory Creek (Scottsburg Kiwanis Club Corporate Member) hosted the annual Kiwanis dinner to install new officers and recognize various members for outstanding service over the past yearHickory Creek has hosted this event for well over a decade and it has become a club favorite to end the administrative year with a fall themeOn behalf of all the Kiwanis members we sincerely thank the staff of Hickory Creek for an outstanding meal and beautiful fall decorations for our annual dinner