RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Rutherford Community Prevention Coalition is reaching out to the community for new members.
The coalition will meet Wednesday, Dec. 9 in the Tamblyn Field Civic Center, and invites anyone interested in addressing drug addiction problems on a local level to attend.
The 6:30 p.m. meeting will show how you can get involved in creating a safer, healthier, drug-free community.
The Rutherford Community Prevention Coalition (RCPC) is a group of professionals, volunteers, and youth working to reduce substance use in town.
RCPC, which began in 2013, is part of the federal Drug-Free Communities Support Program , and is partially funded with federal grants.
RCPC addresses local problems with local solutions. A goal is identifying, addressing, and decreasing alcohol and drug use by young people.
Membership is open to anyone interested in helping to create a safe, healthy, and drug-free Rutherford.
Regular meetings are held monthly on the fourth Wednesday at Rutherford Borough Hall. Refreshments will be served.