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Keeping Up with the Collaboration Council
We periodically issue press releases to inform the media and general public about our multi-faceted activities.
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Check out our just released FY 2013 Annual Report,Working Together to Create Positive Change for Our Children and Families
Join us for our Community Celebration on Wednesday, November 6th, at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Networking and refreshments at 5:30 p.m. Program begins at 6:30 p.m. We will be honoring our County Executive, Lorre Polinger and Identity.
Under 21 Substance Abuse Mini-grants Available
The Collaboration Council announces the availability of mini-grant funding to help community-based organizations deliver activities to middle and high school youth and those under age 21 that will help prevent their illegal use and abuse of alcohol, marijuana, over-the-counter, prescription and/or other drugs. Grants can range from $500 to $1,000; applicants must provide a local match (cash, inkind) equal to 30% of the requested mini-grant amount. Applications are due October 31. This is part of the Collaboration Council led Many Voices for Smart Choices—Montgomery County Alliance to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse. Funding comes from the Montgomery County government.
Quality Matters! Excel Beyond the Bell Symposium, October 23. Registration Now Open.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: We have issued an OPEN SOLICITATION for Public Relations, Branding and Social Media Marketing Services for Excel Beyond the Bell, Equal Justice for All Youth and the Collaboration Council. Please help distribute this to any firm that might have an interest in working with us! Closing Date: August 28, 2013.
What should our coalition to prevent underage and illegal use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs be called? Your input is important to us. Please take our brief Coalition Name Survey of some possible names or make your own suggestions. The deadline is Wednesday, May 15th. This effort is funded through a contract the Collaboration Council has with the Montgomery County DHHS.
Leggett Seeks Applicants for Local Management Board (Collaboration Council) For more details, see flyer. Deadline to apply is January 28, 2013
Youth Worker Gathering, meet other professionals in a laid back, casual setting on January 31, 6 p.m., at Pyramid Atlantic in Silver Spring. Network and enjoy people who have similar interests, and who knows, the last gathering resulted in a job offer!