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Athens-Hocking-Vinton 317 Board Holds 2022 Annual Meeting and Awards

LOGAN, OHIO, Monday, October 24, 2022 – The Athens-Hocking-Vinton Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services “317 Board” held its annual meeting and awards ceremony at the Scenic Hills Senior Center Educational and Wellness Center on Monday evening.

“After two years of pandemic disruptions, we are happy to be together in person, and to recognize the special contributions of these community members,” said Executive Director Diane Pfaff.

This year’s award winners included:

Behavioral Health Advocate: Athens County – Claire Abraham and Amanda Clark

Ms. Abraham established the Kathryn McCoy Resource Project which provides hygiene closets at several schools and community agencies. She is a junior leader with The Hive program though Integrated Services for Behavioral Health. Recently, she assisted in organizing the Back to School Bash in Nelsonville where more than 1,000 students and their families received food, school supplies, and haircuts.

Ms. Clark provides wraparound services for Integrated Services for Behavioral Health in Athens County and leads a staff of community behavioral health workers. Her dedication to the community is shown in her interactions with clients and staff. Ms. Clark provides a strong foundation by meeting people where they are in their life and offering support and resources.