Each year the members of the Knights of Columbus Abnaki Council 334 conduct a Tootsie Roll fundraiser in Augusta and donate the money raised to programs that serve persons with disabilities in the Kennebec Valley Region. On February 25th the fundraiser Co-Directors Donald Brawn (l) and Ralph Ardito (r) presented KBH’s Tina Chapman with a check for over $900 from their annual drive. Read more about Abnaki Council 334 Gives to KBH
Rob Rogers, Substance Abuse and Prevention Services, presented February 5th at the CADCA National Forum in DC along with Leeanne Dodge from SAMHS and Scott Gagnon of Healthy Androscoggin. Rob represented KBH and Somerset Public Health talking about how to effectively work with the state. Read more about Rob Rogers Presents at CADCA National Forum in DC
National Drug Facts Week was launched in 2010 by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to counteract the myths we get from the internet, TV, movies, music or friends. In community and school events all over America, teens and experts will come together for an honest conversation about how drugs affect the brain, body and behavior. Read more about National Drug Facts Week is Coming
Edie Smith, State Director, and Teague Morris, Constituent Services Director, representatives from the office of Angus King visited Capitol Clubhouse Tuesday, November 25th. They were given a tour of the clubhouse and met multiple members who told them about their experiences since joining the clubhouse and the positive influence it has had on their work life. Edie and Teague hope to get King’s office more involved with the clubhouse model by keeping in communications with clubhouse directors and by educating members about the efforts and goals of Angus King’s office. Read more about Angus King Reps visit Capitol Clubhouse
The Maine Developmental Disabilities Council presented Representative Patrick Flood with the Public Policymaker Award. The reception and award presentation took place on Wednesday, November 12th at Maple Hill Farm in Hallowell.