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Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament Provides Donation to Dare County Substance Abuse Prevention & Education Task Force

Post Date:11/02/2016 10:00 a.m.

Dare County Substance Abuse Task Force 

Photo: Heather Maxwell (center), director for the Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament, presented a check for $1,700 to the Substance Abuse Prevention & Education Task Force. With her accepting the check are Task Force Members, Wally Overman (Chair) and Roxana Ballinger (Vice Chair). 

According to Overman, the Dare County Substance Abuse Prevention & Education Task Force is an all-inclusive, volunteer, non-official, non-political, and unfunded group. It includes organizations such as Dare CASA, Peer Power, Port Human Services, Dare County Health and Human Services, Children & Youth Partnership medical professionals, pharmacists, law enforcement, clergy and the faith community, service providers, Trillium Health Resources, Dare County Schools, various members of the Dare County Board of Commissioners, and other members of the community. 

The group meets every month except June and August. Their next meeting is Tuesday, November 15 at 3 PM in Room 168 of the Dare County Administration Building. Anyone with an interest in learning more or getting involved is invited to attend. For more information about the Task Force, contact Roxana Ballinger at 252.475.5619. 

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