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Nominate "People Who Make a Difference" in Combating Alcohol and Other Drugs

For release March 2,2005
Contact: Fatima Matal Sol 925-313-6311

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The Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board of Contra Costa County is seeking nominations for the 2005 "People Who Make a Difference" Awards. The awards recognize individuals and groups who have contributed significantly towards combating alcohol and other drugs in Contra Costa communities.

When and Where:

Nominations must be received by Monday, April 18, 2005

Forms are available online or by calling 925-313-6311

Mail the completed forms to Fatima Matal Sol, 597 Center Avenue, Suite 320, Martinez, CA 94553 or fax to 925-313-6390 or email


The nominee must meet one or more of these criteria:

  • Identified an alcohol and other drug problem and initiated effective change
  • Contributed to reducing the impact of alcohol and other drugs in Contra Costa communities
  • Produced a significant shift in community alcohol and other drugs awareness

There are six award categories for 2005 Volunteer Individual, Volunteer Group, Non-Volunteer Individual, Non-Volunteer Group, Youth Leadership Individual and Youth Leadership Group.

The winners will be acknowledged at a Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for Tuesday May 17 at 9:30 a.m., 651 Pine Street, Martinez

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