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Deadline is Friday for substance abuse prevention grant apps
Updated on: 06.06.12

Brown County Local Coordinating Council (Governor's Commission for Drug-Free Indiana) is accepting grant applications to address local substance abuse-related issues in three areas: prevention/education, intervention and treatment and justice/law enforcement.

Grant proposals must be electronically submitted and received by 4 p.m. Friday, June 8. 

Proposals must directly address one or more problem statements identified in the 2011-2014 Brown County Comprehensive Community Plan addressing alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. The problem statements are:

  • Brown County has identified underage alcohol consumption and alcohol abuse by adults as a significant problem in the community.
  • Brown County has identified underage tobacco consumption and the ongoing use of tobacco products by adults as a significant problem in the community.
  • Brown County has identified the abuse of prescription drugs as a significant problem in the community.
  • Brown County has identified illicit drug use, i.e., marijuana, methamphetamine, etc. as a significant problem in the community.

Applications can be requested electronically by contacting Linda Hobbs at 988-7997, (812) 320-1828 or LindaLHobbs@sbcglobal.net.  

Individuals, agencies or organizations submitting proposals must have a representative give a five-minute presentation Wednesday, July 18 between 9 a.m. and noon. Grant applicants will be notified of presentation time by phone and/or email Monday, July 16.

For more information or questions, contact David Shaffer at 988-6601 or Hobbs at the numbers above.

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Josephine Lee Cueto, 62, Morgantown
  Daughter of Priscilla Burgmeier of Nashville

Mary 'Jane' Kollman, 92, Nashville
  Mother of Janet (Tom) Gaskins of Nashville

Charlotte K. (Adkins) Wilson, 67, Franklin
  Former resident of Brown County

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