This year is rooted in honoring the daily journey PreventionFIRST!’s volunteer-based coalitions take to infuse prevention at every level in a community. Coalitions are powerful, but they need your help to carry out their community change.
Please join us for lunch as we honor our history, celebrate our community, highlight our member coalitions and recognize the following:
Annual Community Award Winners
Rob Portman Leadership Award
Rachel Hutzel Prevention Partner Award
Pat Van Oflen
Carolyn Ford-Griffith Youth of the Year Award
Featuring Keynote Speaker
General Arthur T. Dean,
Chairman & CEO of CADCA
General Arthur T. Dean - Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) since August 31, 1998. His active role is to provide strategic direction, diversify/increase funding, lead the board and be the primary spokesman for the organization. He served 31 years in the U.S. Army and traveled the world and later retired as Major General. He possesses numerous awards the highest being two awards of the U. S. Army Distinguished Service Medal. He received his Undergraduate degree from Morgan State University and his master’s degree from Central Michigan University. He is also a graduate of Stanford University’s Advance Management Program and the U.S. Army’s War College.
PreventionFIRST!, formerly known as Coalition for a Drug-Free Greater Cincinnati, is celebrating 22 years of prevention work!
This important fundraiser supports PF!'s efforts to engage more communities, families, and individuals
in mental health promotion and substance abuse prevention.
Thank you to our Host Commitee:
Ernst & Young
Anne M. Maxfield
Sheriff Jim Neil
Thank you to our Sponsors:
Great American Insurance Company
Gearhart and Associates of Raymond James
Children's Home of Cincinnati
Marcia Spaeth & James Kennedy
Senator Rob Portman
Western Southern Financial Group