Manchester grad enjoys a “Super” Experience Taking Adams County patriotism to the state capitol John P Sininger Jo Ann Hayslip Harvey U Schrock Eunice G. Burgess Senior Profile: Kaulen St Michael Cox Racing returns to Brushcreek on April 2 Southern Hills Athletic Conference holds Winter Sports Awards ceremony Adams County provides multiple walking venues Adams County parks are tobacco-free Rhoads Memorial 5K Run/Walk is April 9 Peebles Elem. Staff of the Month Floyd E Maddy Raymond A Holt Derrick Poe Spencer E McFarland Mintie F Rogers Roberta Eylar Big Time Wrestling coming to NAHS Carl Tomlin CTC students help with storm clean-up Opening the door for high-tech jobs Jack R Slyger Thomas Stratton Jr Eastern Lady Warriors headed to Final Four Senior Profile: Logan Rogers Southern Hills Athletic Conference names 2016-17 All-Conference Basketball Teams Winchester PD continues assault on drugs Alonso joins Defender staff Sheriff to set up outpost in Manchester Johnson named OEDA Membership Chairperson Sherman E Young Ruth Jackman ‘Kitten Season’ comes to Ohio Manchester Council votes to disband PD Olde Wayside Inn under new management Two overdose on heroin Senior Profile: Ethan Parrett Adams/Brown Youth League holds postseason tourney Three nights of pain Furious rally falls short, Lady Devils again eliminated in Div. III district finals, 45-42 Oscar Moore Barbara J Finnegan Ohio Senate and House honor Miss Ohio USA Michael Eldridge Frances Towner Thelma R Williamson BREAKING NEWS: Manchester council votes to eliminate police department Before all dogs go to heaven Adaptive Bikes delivered in Adams County Adams County Junior Fair Market Hog Identification plans announced for 2017 Local couple takes ownership of two local businesses Jo Hanson to retire after nearly 50 years in banking Sierra Club, hero or villain? Greyhounds, Devils are runners-up in SHAC Tournaments Harold L Purdin Senior Profile: Jacob Wickerham 98-year old author publishes first book Early March storm packs destructive punch Jeeps rally in second half to end the Peebles season How about some post season awards? Thanks for all the great sports coverage PHS Principal hopes to expand students’ world view When spring becomes a promise Greg Lorenz Clay shoots the lights out, shoots down Greyhounds’ season Senior Profile: Savannah McFarland Devils put up a good fight, but fall to Portsmouth in sectional final, 50-43 Second half comeback sends Lady Devils to district finals for third straight year Butts honored by Southeast District Athletic Board North Adams Elementary holds Random Acts of Kindness Week Chester W Eyre BREAKING NEWS: March makes its entrance with force WUES kicks off Right to Read Week with guest readers WUHS students see Aronoff show on the life of Edgar Allan Poe Local high school seniors winners of Wendy’s Heisman Awards The emotions of a senior year Market Hog Clinic scheduled for March 4 Venture Hawks fall to Scioto County Senior Profile : Colton Thornburg Lady Dragons’ season ends with sectional loss to Lynchburg Devils advance in tourney with convincing win over West Union, will face Portsmouth for sectional title Wenstrup selected as Vice Chairman of House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee Adams County 4-H Shooting Sports to hold fund raiser Linda M Howland Nellie B Hayslip Russell E Bailey Gladys M Perdue Commissioners meet in Columbus with DP&L CEO Tom Raga Missing the Dirtrollers The farms that aren’t forgotten Flora Hilderbran Commissioners to meet with DP&L officials New state graduation requirements called a ‘train wreck’ Catching up with Keller Senior Profile: Justin Knechtly Piketon size is too much for Lady Indians, Peebles falls in sectional finals Greyhounds grab Senior Night win Indians finish regular season riding six-game winning streak

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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