Date: April 16, 2019 During this meeting, members broke into groups and discussed next steps. I have included a brief summary of each group’s work below. Youth Subcommittee Working to develop itemized budget for Youth Summit Transportation was a major expense last year – looking into options for transportation this year Plan to meet withContinue reading “April 2019 Board Meeting”
February 26, 2019 Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, Rice C. Leach Community Room Attendance: 26 ANTAGONIST PRODUCTIONS – REQUEST FOR FUNDING Promote local actors/the arts Present the “I Come From” plays in prisons in Liberty, KY Soni Cantrell-Smith and Margo Buchanan – writers of “The Last Call” musical coming to Lexington in September 2019 Resources willContinue reading “February 2019 Board Meeting”
Full Board Meeting Minutes January 15, 2019 At the January meeting, the Board welcomed guest speaker Shawn Freeman from the Prevention Department at Bluegrass.org. Shawn spoke to the group about her prevention staff, the prevention service area, and the type of work done in her department. See below for a brief summary of her presentation:Continue reading “DrugFreeLex January Meeting Minutes”
Please join our new Mayor Linda Gorton and Baptist Health Lexington President Bill Sisson for a conversation about combating the opioid crisis and a screening of the film Beautiful Boy. The event will take place Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 5:00-8:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Theatre located at 214 East Main Street. Additional information regardingContinue reading “A Conversation Regarding the Opioid Crisis and a Screening of Beautiful Boy”
Full Board Meeting Minutes December 4, 2018 Budget Review Copies of the 2019 budget were distributed and reviewed line by line. Members who would like a copy of the budget should contact the board coordinator. Subcommittees Five subcommittees were formed: 1) Youth; 2) Marketing and Awareness; 3) Strategic Planning; 4) Membership; 5) Stigma Reduction. AllContinue reading “DrugFreeLex December Meeting Minutes”
Full Board Meeting Minutes September 18, 2018
Teens Matter Summit was held on Wednesday June 27th. Middle and High school teens participated in a “Stop the Violence” Night with Police Activity League. A mini grant from the Drug Free Lex was awarded to cover the cost of the night event. Thanks to Jill Chenault Wilson for the fantastic summary of the eventContinue reading “Teens Matter Summit”
DrugFreeLex relies on partnerships within the community to function. We are always interested in working with individuals and organizations to reach the common goal of reducing the impact of substance use in Lexington/Fayette County. The board meets on the third Tuesday of every other month from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM.
Due to concerns about weather and road conditions this evening, we have decided to cancel the workshop at the Health Department scheduled for this evening. Please Contact Us with questions about the Mini-Grant in general or your specific proposal! We apologize for any inconvenience.