RESOLUTION 2-2015

 

A RESOLUTION HONORING ALLIES FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION OF ANDERSON COUNTY

WHEREAS, Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson County was established in October 2008 to prevent and reduce substance abuse and underage drinking in Anderson County; and

WHEREAS, Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson County mission is to prevent and reduce youth substance abuse in Anderson County by collaborating with community partners to implement effective intervention strategies; and

WHEREAS, Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson County has worked with local governments, law enforcement agencies, school systems and community leaders to reduce underage drinking by 43 percent in the last two years; and

WHEREAS, Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson County has been awarded the GOT OUTCOMES! Coalition of Excellence award by the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) in the "Milestones Award" category for their efforts to reduce underage drinking rates in the community; and

WHEREAS, the GOT OUTCOMES! Awards sponsored by CADCA's National Coalition Institute gives national recognition to coalitions that make a strong case for their contribution to population level substance outcomes by utilizing an inclusive, data-driven, and comprehensive community problem solving process; Coalition complete a competitive and rigorous two-phase application process and are judge by a panel of experts at the federal, state and local levels; and

WHEREAS, Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson County was recognized at the Awards Luncheon at CADCA's 2015 National Leadership Forum in Washington D.C. on February 5, 2015; and;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Norris, TN on this the 9th day of February 2015 that we honor and congratulate Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson County for their efforts to make Anderson County a safer and healthier county..

RESOLVED, DULY PASSED, APPROVED AND EFFECTIVE this 9th day of February 2015.