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Abuse prevention nominees sought for council awards

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council is seeking nominations of adults, youth, or groups who have made outstanding community contributions to drug and alcohol prevention or treatment.  The awardees will be honored by Worcester County residents, elected officials, and Council members at the 23rd Annual Drug and Alcohol Awards Reception.  The reception will be held at the Worcester Career and Technology High School 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, and will celebrate the 31st year of the Council’s existence.  
Nominations of individuals or groups who have performed commendably and beyond the call of duty are currently being accepted at the Worcester County Health Department.  Criteria for selection of honorees include: program impact on community, appropriateness of approach, and personal contribution to the program.  Anyone who received an award in the past three years is not eligible.  The deadline for nominations is April 1.  Call 410-632-0056 or e-mail to request a nomination form or to make a reservation.