Posted: 8:00 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

Warren County news: Mental health board seeks board members



By Staff

LEBANON

Mental health board seeks board members

Mental Health Recovery Services of Warren and Clinton Counties, a local board of alcohol, drug addiction and mental health services, is seeking community volunteers from Clinton or Warren counties to fill appointments on its board of directors. Applicants must be residents of either Clinton or Warren county.

Appointments are for four years. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 212 Cook Rd. in Lebanon.

MHRS is required by law to plan, fund, and monitor and evaluate a system of services for residents with mental and emotional disorders or substance addictions. Its mission is sharing hope and caring to achieve recovery from mental illness, alcoholism, and drug addiction.

For more information , visit www.mhrsonline.org/about-us/board_of_directors-2, call 513-695-1691 or email kbrown@mhrswcc.org. STAFF REPORT

MIDDLETOWN

Memorial walk held at hospital in October

Atrium Medical Center’s Help Endure a Loss (HEAL) Program will host its 18th Annual Walk to Remember at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2. The event will take place at the HEAL Memory Garden on the Atrium Medical Center campus at One Medical Center Drive in Middletown. Anyone who has been touched by the death of a child, regardless of age or circumstance, is welcome to attend.

The HEAL Memory Garden, located on the east side of the hospital, is a quiet place where families can go to remember and celebrate the lives of children who have gone far too soon. It features the Angel of Hope monument, a nationally recognized symbol of hope and healing.

Guests are asked to park in front of Atrium Family YMCA building entrance on Atrium Medical Center’s campus. Registration and mementos for the walk will be available at the welcome station. The 1.5-mile walk will begin promptly at 2 p.m. followed by a memorial “reading of their names” and ceremonial balloon release at the garden.

For more information, call 513-705-4056 or visit www.AtriumMedCenter.org/HEAL. STAFF REPORT

LEBANON

Career and college fair at high school on Tuesday

A career and college fair is to be held on from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lebanon High School, 1916 Drake Rd. The event is open to all high school students in Butler and Warren counties.

More than 70 colleges and universities will be providing information about their programs. There will also be representatives from 16 different career fields who will discuss employment opportunities and education requirements. STAFF REPORT

 
 

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