Notice of the next Meeting:

CPR meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each odd number month.

The Record of past meetings is given below:

Meeting Minutes: March 13, 2012

Members Present

Kevin Plantz, Gallia County Juvenile Court
Angela Stowers/Health Recovery Services
Lora Jenkins/FCFC
Dena Warren/FACTS
Michael Smith/Gallipolis Municipal Court Nathan Harvey/Gallia Co Sheriff Dept
Denise Martin/GJM ADAMHS Kevin Dennis/Vinton Baptist Church
Ron Adkins/GJM ADAMHS T.R. Edwards/GCLS
Heath Jenkins/Gallia Strong Tower Bryce Smith/Hillard Lyons
Bonnie Dingess/AAA7
Lee Bauman/Wing Haven


1. Introduction- Dena Warren opened the meeting and asked for introductions.

2. Committee Updates -Each Committee chair gave updates. If you are not designated to a committee, please contact one of the chairs to see what you can do. Also, check out the website for other information, www.galliacpr.org

Prevention/Education:
• Working with local media to publish op-editorials.
• Need personal stories to publish.
• The pharmacy information on Medicine Disposal will get edited for Gallia County and will add CPR info.
• Distributed a packet of information on Addiction, Rx Drugs and other topics to attendees (pamphlets, posters, etc.)
• Discussed ways to market coalition – posters, links to Michelle’s website, magnets with CPR info at local events like River Rec & ChiliFest, etc.
• Invited Gallipolis Neighborhood watch group representatives to Tuesday, March 13 meeting
• Prevention assemblies and programs in schools need community people telling real personal stories about addiction and recovery.

Recovery/Treatment:
• Need to increase membership.
• Look at services available in the county, reach out to agencies for info.
• Utilize SOLACE

Outreach/Awareness:
• Promote website, www.galliacpr.org
• Work with law enforcement
• Reduce supply
• Work with medical community

3. Activities - There was discussion about collaborating with the Extension office and its March 31st recycle day. After talking with Sheriff Browning I was informed that the Sheriff’s Department and the DEA is doing a “Take Back Drugs” Day on April 28th.

4. Next Meeting – The group decided to move meetings to the 2nd Monday of the odd month. This will allow for committees to meet and work in between and then report to the group as a whole with updates. The next meeting is scheduled for May 14, 2012 @ WCI @ 3:30.


Meeting Minutes:  February 14, 2012

Members Present:

Dennis Johnson/TASC
Angela Stowers/Health Recovery Services
Lora Jenkins/FCFC
Dena Warren/FACTS
Michael Smith/Gallipolis Municipal Court
Joe Browning/Gallia Co Sheriff
Denise Martin/GJM ADAMHS
Amber Gillenwater/Daily Tribune
Ron Adkins/GJM ADAMHS
Heath Jenkins/Gallia Strong Tower
Bonnie Dingess/AAA7
Lee Bauman/Wing Haven


1. Introduction- Dena Warren opened the meeting and asked for introductions.

2. Membership Commitment – Dena Warren discussed the low number of commitment forms that she had received following the January meeting. Commitment forms were made available to anyone interested.

3. Steering Committee/Advisory Board – Following a lengthy discussion on the subject the group decided to work through committees. (Please take a moment to look over the attachment CPR Membership/Committee Information and see what committee best suits you).

4. C P R’s Purpose – Each committee will create goals and objectives. The three committees are; Prevention/Education, Treatment/Recovery and Community Outreach/Awareness. At the close of the meeting member met with their committee chair and started those discussions.

5. Next Meeting – The next meeting is scheduled for March 13, 2012 @ WCI @ 3:30.


*Please feel free to invite others to help ensure all the sectors of our community are represented.