Regionally Speaking, Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Sep 1, 2020

Amanda Morrison, program director of Geminus Corp. in Lake County, a nonprofit admin. service organization, is on "Regionally Speaking" to talk about a $300,000 grant from the federal government to expand its substance misuse and abuse prevention programs. We also find out more about how the Food Bank of NWI is setting up Hunger Action Month in the Region.
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Today:  Geminus Corp. program director Amanda Morrison joins us to talk about the $300,000 grant from SAMHSA that will be toward expanding the Lake County organization's programs to assist youth and children with effective prevention practices that reduce or delay substance abuse.   It is a major problem that young people face during the coronavirus pandemic.  We have another conversation from the Welcome Project at Valparaiso University, and Allison Vaulx with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and Jewel-Osco spokesperson Mary Frances Trucco explain the events and outreach programs for "Hunger Action Month."