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Nominations Sought for People Who Combat Alcohol & Drug Abuse in Contra Costa


Thursday, March 14, 2013



Archived. This is an older press release from 2013 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.



What:

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board of Contra Costa County is seeking nominations for the 2013 "People Who Make a Difference" Awards, which recognizes individuals and groups who have contributed significantly toward combating alcohol and other drug abuse in Contra Costa communities. Nomination forms are due April 5.

Who:

Nominees must meet one or more of the following 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 2013: Volunteer Individual, Volunteer Group, Non-Volunteer Individual, Non-Volunteer Group, Youth Leadership Individual and Youth Leadership Group. Past winners are not eligible for nomination.

The Board of Supervisors will acknowledge winners on Tuesday, May 14 during its regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. at 651 Pine Street in Martinez. A reception will follow.

How:

Nomination forms must be received by April 5. Forms are available online at www.cchealth.org or by calling 925-335-3307. Mail completed forms to Fatima Matal Sol, 1220 Morello Avenue, Suite 200, Martinez, CA 94553, fax to 925-335-3318 or email fatima.matalsol@hsd.cccounty.us

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Press Contact
  • Fatima Matal Sol
  • 925-335-3307