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Pictured: Foundations Representatives Amy Miller and Laura Sanford with Civic Foundation Board Members: Dave Kaiser and Mauri Cron

The Mercer County Prevention Coalition was awarded a $2,000 grant from the Mercer County Civic Foundation Wednesday.  “We are very grateful for our awesome community support to help us fulfill our mission “to improve the quality of lives of Mercer County residents by preventing the harmful consequences of substance use and abuse and suicide among youth, families, and the larger community.”

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Pictured: Foundations Representatives Amy Miller and Laura Sanford with Civic Foundation Board Members: Dave Kaiser and Mauri Cron

Foundations Behavioral Health Services was awarded a $4,000 grant from the Mercer County Civic Foundation. This grant will be used towards the S.T.A.R. (Students Teaching About Resistance) Retreat for 6th-8th grade students. This drug prevention retreat is led by the high school students from the Mercer County Youth to Youth group. We are very grateful for our awesome community support to help us fulfill our mission of “Mercer County youth coming together to rise above the effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, peer pressure, bullying, and suicide.” The retreat is set for February 17, 2018; registration forms will be available in January in the schools and at Foundations.

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