Giving some love to those dog days Junior Fair BBQ again a big success Beulah B James Senior Profile: Josie Myers Lady Indians place second at Ohio Classic in Hillsboro MVCA dominates Greyhounds in 45-0 triumph For Lady Devils, SHAC streak goes to 55 matches 9/11: Sixteen years later Gertrude Gibson Defender Bowl coming Sept. 16 Joyce A Walker Virginia R Young Senior Profile: Abby Campton West Union hosts 2017 Dragon Run New gridiron history begins for Peebles Trout, fire, and blueberry fields forever Senior Profile: Baylee Justice Lady Devils win SHAC thriller at Eastern Brown From Blue Creek to the Beaneaters Tough loss for Greyhounds in season opener Turning tragedy into hope What we learn from failure Absolutely had to get the wrinkles out Frances S Kidder Leo Trotter 41st Bentonville Festival set to begin Sept. 8 Winchester celebrates its history during three-day street fair Cruisefest returning to streets of Peebles Blue Creek- a community in transition honors its history and heritage Cuteness Galore – Winchester Homecoming Festival Baby Show Ronnie L Day Cast your vote for the Adams County Fairgrounds Nelson E Atkinson Ryan L Colvin Richard Tackett William L Tadlock Penny Pollard Wendell Beasley West Union soccer drops pair at Mason County Lady Indians go down in straight sets Senior Profile: Michael Gill Senior Profile: Katie Sandlin Royals dominate in big win over North Adams Dragons continue County Cup domination Archaeology Day returns to Serpent Mound Hourglass Quilt Square is back up again Manchester family hosts International Guests History, farming, and family- the bedrock of Cherry Fork’s community Bus drivers, emergency responders prepare for coming school year Working up a real good sweat What’s behind the motive? Rondal R Bailey Jr Thelma J Yates She’s all grown up now Scott A Yeager Soccer talent on display at 2017 SHAC preview Baseball community mourns the loss of Gene Bennett Winchester Homecoming Festival is Aug 25-27 Eleanor P Tumbleson Felicity man killed in Ohio River boating accident WUHS golfers take Portsmouth Invitational It was pretty cold that day Volleyball kicks off with SHAC Preview Night Young awarded Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship One Mistake Senator Portman visits GE Test Facility in Peebles Adams County school districts facing some major challenges for the coming year Family, friends, and roots: the ties that bind residents of one Adams County village What is your strength? Just the chance to take a look back Ronnie L Wolford Dale J Marshall Herbert Purvis Great American Solar Eclipse coming Aug. 21 BREAKING NEWS: West Union wins fifth consecutive County Cup Wallace B Boden John L Fletcher Lady Indians golfers learning the links North Adams, West Union golfers open 2017 seasons This Labor Day, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Blanton announces candicacy for Court of Appeals Local student attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders MHS welcomes new principal Made in America When it feels like you’re spinning plates Bonfires and “building” a farm Lady Devils looking to take that next step 50 years of Bengal memories Ag Society delivers donation to Dragonfly Foundation Young Memorial Scholarship awarded to a pair of local seniors ‘Musical passion is in his blood’ Naylor named NAHS Principal Boldman retiring after 17 years as Homeless Shelter director Manchester concludes another River Days celebration Drug Treatment vs. Prison James R Brown Bobby Lawler Jr Adams County man charged with killing estranged girlfriend Lexie N Hopkins Volleyball, soccer previews coming this weekend

Counseling Center, Inc. celebrating 20 years in Adams County

Pictured, from left: Stephen Caraway- Adams County Commissioner, Brian Baldridge- Adams County Commissioner, Holly Johnson- The Counseling Center, Inc. Board of Directors Member, Andy Albrecht- CEO of The Counseling Center, Sarah Hood- Program Director of The Counseling Center Inc.’s Adams County Outpatient Program, and Paul Worley- Adams County Commissioner.
Pictured, from left: Stephen Caraway- Adams County Commissioner, Brian Baldridge- Adams County Commissioner, Holly Johnson- The Counseling Center, Inc. Board of Directors Member, Andy Albrecht- CEO of The Counseling Center, Sarah Hood- Program Director of The Counseling Center Inc.’s Adams County Outpatient Program, and Paul Worley- Adams County Commissioner.

 

Block Party Celebration set for June 5

On Monday, May 9, in celebration and recognition of the 20th anniversary offering addiction and recovery services in Adams county by The Counseling Center, Adams County commissioners issued a proclamation, which read in part,

WHEREAS, The Counseling Center, Inc. Adams County, began operating in 1996, as a nonprofit behavioral health and addiction treatment services agency, led by Executive Director Ed Hughes and a team of licensed clinical counselors and social workers with special training in alcohol and drug addiction and behavioral health issues. Services offered at The Counseling Center Adams County have grown over the years to include primary health care, supportive recovery housing and vocational training; and

WHEREAS, The Counseling Center Adams County first started serving families and individuals, in a small office space, and now has expanded the workforce, moving to 210 N. Wilson Street, West Union; and serves clients from more than 23 states and 36 Ohio counties, operating outpatient addiction treatment services, Crisis Center and Hotline services, a family support service Loved Ones Groups; and

WHEREAS, creating partnerships with existing community health agencies like the Adams County Health Coalition to address a growing health crisis, and helping individuals overcome addiction, connecting them to a lifetime of recovery resources, The Counseling Center mission is “we believe in miracles” – to help individuals rebuild their lives as clean and sober, good neighbors and contributors to the economic and spiritual health of their families and community, and a life built on recovery, are the primary goals of The Counseling Center Adams County; educating youth and all citizens to live drug free;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Adams County Board of Commissioners does hereby congratulate The Counseling Center Adams County on its 20th Anniversary, recognizes the agency as a valuable community asset, and celebrates the agency’s positive impact upon our community, as they serve as a steadfast and dedicated business partner in Adams County;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Adams County Board of Commissioners join the citizens of this community in appreciation and celebration of the 20th Anniversary of The Counseling Center in Adams County, and issues sincere thanks on behalf of individuals and families who choose to live drug free.

The Counseling Center Adams County would like to invite the community to a 20th Anniversary Celebration Block Party on Sunday, June 5 from 1 – 4 p.m. on the parking lot of their outpatient office location, 210 N. Wilson Street in West Union. There will be music, activities for families including face painting, bouncy house, snow cones, a cookout and a Celebration of 20 Years of Recovery program at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

For more information on the presentation of the proclamation or the 20th Anniversary Block Party please contact Sarah Hood, Program Director of The Counseling Center Inc.’s Adams County Outpatient Program, at (937) 544-5218, or contact Gina Collinsworth, Director Community Relations and Development, The Counseling Center, Inc., at (740) 354-3829, ext. 2706.

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