Events

2018 events coming soon.

 

Past Events

2017 Events
2016 Events
2015 Events

 

Year 2017

May 25th Community Gathering 11:00 am – 12:30 pm.
Bridge Christian Church, Fishersville.

August 23rd  GAPP Coalition Meeting 3:30-4:30
Held monthly at the Augusta County Gov’t center in Verona.

 August 1-5 Augusta County Fair:
This event is held in Fishersville. Fun for the entire family. Check out
www.augustacountyfair.com for more information.

 July 22nd Sweet Dreams: Stuarts Draft 9-4
Free Community Event. Full of activities, games and food for the entire family.

July 19th GAPP Coalition Meeting 3:30-4:30
Held monthly at the Augusta County Gov’t center in Verona.

July 17-21 YADAPP (Youth Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Project)
At Longwood University in Farmville VA. Talk to your SADD sponsor, Guidance Counselor or call Nancy at 332-3806. This camp is sponsored by the Office On Youth and the GAPP Coalition. There is no cost to campers.

June 21st GAPP Coalition Meeting 3:30-4:30
Held monthly at the Augusta County Gov’t center in Verona.

 May 25: Community Gathering (COG)
The goal of this gathering is to educate human service providers and community members on the work of prevention organizations in the area, for persons to make connections between their organization and other community groups, and build a referral network. Through this event, GAPP is seeking to strengthen the entirety of the prevention community. The event will be a networking opportunity to introduce yourself and your organization to community members.  There will be plenty of time to talk directly with others with whom you would like to know more about their organization.  Register for a $5  lunch.
11:00 – 12:30
Bridge Church
1275 Goose Creek Rd, Fishersville, VA  22939.

May 17th GAPP Coalition Meeting 3:30-4:30
Held monthly at the Augusta County Gov’t center in Verona.

May 6th Kids Matter Day: Gypsy Hill Park Gym 10-1:00 Free Event

Join us for a carnival of family fun, attractions, safety tips, and more

April 29th Drug Take Back Day: 10am-2pm
Sites at Waynesboro Neighborhood Market, Staunton, Augusta Health site on Statler Blvd and Verona Augusta Health site on Rt. 11

April 12th GAPP Coalition Meeting 3:30-4:30
Held monthly at the Augusta County Gov’t center in Verona.

February 23: Community Gathering (COG)
The goal of this gathering is to educate human service providers and community members on the work of prevention organizations in the area, for persons to make connections between their organization and other community groups, and build a referral network. Through this event, GAPP is seeking to strengthen the entirety of the prevention community. The event will be a networking opportunity to introduce yourself and your organization to community members.  There will be plenty of time to talk directly with others with whom you would like to know more about their organization.  Register for a free lunch.
11:00 – 12:30
Bridge Church
1275 Goose Creek Rd, Fishersville, VA  22939

February 5-9: Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Leadership Forum
GAPP leaders will attend the National Leadership Forum.  CADCA’s National Leadership Forum is the nation’s premier training event for substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals and researchers, featuring more than 70 training courses to help participants learn effective strategies to address drug-related problems in their communities. This four-day training event brings together community drug prevention coalitions from all regions of the country and internationally, government leaders, youth, prevention specialists, addiction treatment professionals, addiction recovery advocates, researchers, educators, law enforcement professionals, and faith-based leaders. Topics ranged from how to address the heroin and opioid epidemic and marijuana use among youth to how to reduce tobacco use and underage drinking.

January 27:  Youth Video Contest Deadline
GAPP is sponsoring a youth video contest open to all middle and high school youth who live in the SAW area.  Youth should create a 30-second video encouraging their peers to be drug free.  The first place winner receives up to $400 in prizes.

 

Year 2016

November 10: Community Gathering (COG)
The goal of this gathering is to educate human service providers and community members on the work of prevention organizations in the area, for persons to make connections between their organization and other community groups, and build a referral network. Through this event, GAPP is seeking to strengthen the entirety of the prevention community. The event will be a networking opportunity to introduce yourself and your organization to community members.  There will be plenty of time to talk directly with others with whom you would like to know more about their organization.  Register for a free lunch.

August 29:  The Skyline Regional Drug Task Force presents…
Learn about the drug problem in the Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County area. The Skyline Regional Drug Task Force will be sharing with the community the current drug threats, changes in drug use in the past few years, and ways to protect loved ones and youth.
7:00 – 8:30
Waynesboro High School Gymnasium
1200 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA 22980

March 19: SADD Round Table for all middle and high school students and their parents, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fort Defiance High School. Speaker will be Kristi Counsins from MADD. Additional speakers to be announced.

 

Year 2015

July 22: Proclamation reading – Augusta County

July 31: Let’s be the influence campaign launch by Greater Augusta Prevention Partners, press event, 1 p.m., Waynesboro City Council Chambers, 503 W. Main St., Waynesboro.

Aug. 4: National Night Out, 6-8 p.m. Free admission. Target Store Parking Lot, 811 Town Center, Waynesboro.

Aug. 4-8: Augusta County Fair Exhibit Hall, Augusta Expo, Fishersville, Va., 4-9:30 p.m.

Aug. 10: Proclamation reading – Waynesboro City

Aug. 12: Fall Sports Night, Fort Defiance High School

Aug. 13: Proclamation reading – Staunton City

Aug. 14: GAPP meeting, 9-10 am. Augusta County Government Center. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Aug. 14: Family Day Event, Elizabeth Miller Gardens, Staunton

Aug. 14: Staunton Parks and Recreation Movie Night at Gypsy Hill Park, screening of “Annie”

Aug. 17: Back to School Night, Fort Defiance High School

Aug. 20: Town Hall meeting, Wilson Middle School, Fishersville, Va., 6-8 p.m. Speakers include Anne F. Reed, Juvenile Justice Attorney, Derek Almarode, Augusta County Sheriff’s office, and more. Our town hall meeting is a way to bring the community together around the issue of underage drinking. Learn about what is being done about underage drinking and the pressures youth face to drink. The town hall meeting is an opportunity to join a group of concerned neighbors and friends who are making a difference in the lives of our youth. Light dinner served at 5:30 p.m. Childcare and children’s activities provided.

Aug. 26: GAPP will host a training on e-cigarettes on August 26 from 9 – 3. The training is put on by theVirginia Foundation for Healthy Youth. Anyone is welcome to attend; however, pre-registration is required. For more information or to register contact Joy Stultz.

 

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