Community Conversation on Substance Abuse

A community conversation around Substance Abuse will be held on Wednesday May 8th from 6:30pm-9:00pm in the Josephine Tope Community Auditorium.  This event will be hosted by Nevada Mayor Brett Barker, and includes Natasha Terrones (advocate), Geoff Huff (Ames Police Commander), and Dr. Alan Bollinger (Addiction Medicine) in collaboration with the Nevada Police Department. The Hidden in Plain Sight exhibit will be available from 6:30pm until 7:00pm and again after the panel discussion.  Hidden in Plain Sight is a mock bedroom full of items that hide illegal substances, paraphernalia, tobacco, alcohol, and vaping devices. YSS will provide Naloxone/Narcan free of charge to interested audience members who are able to attend the brief training included in the panel discussion. Event is sponsored by the Nevada Substance Abuse Task Force.
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Story County Community ID Project

From newcomers to the elderly, many community residents don't have a state-issued ID card or driver’s license. Photo IDs are often required proof of identity to access many services, including health centers, city or county departments, [caption id="attachment_7668" align="alignleft" width="269"]Community Identification Card Example Example of a Community ID Card[/caption] services from schools, social service agencies, law enforcement, and to participate in cultural and business life in our communities. To meet this need, AMOS congregations in Story County are launching the Central Iowa Community ID card, a photo ID that is reliable proof of the holder’s identity and residence. All those 16 yrs. or older are eligible for this ID card. The first ID card drive is Saturday, March 30, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 2900 Hoover Ave., Ames. Doors will open at 9:00 AM. Allow an hour or more. The card costs $8 (cash only) and has a life of two years. All proofs of identity and residence that are used to get an Iowa driver’s license are acceptable, but in addition, some alternative forms of identity documentation can be accepted. Please phone (515) 599-8149 or go to https://sites.google.com/view/communityid/home for information about what forms of proof you will need and what to expect.
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February Trivia Night

The Nevada School Foundation is again proud to present TRIVIA NIGHT with this month's theme: TV Families on Saturday February 16th.  Doors open at 6pm; trivia starting at 7pm at Gates Hall. 80s Night BannerThe table with the best decorations and/or costumes wins a free night of Trivia for each team member. Admission is $12.50/person (8 players max per team); $75.00 minimum/table for fewer than 6 players.  Fee is tax-deductible.  No spectators. Reserve a table for your team through Signup Genius: https://tinyurl.com/ya8rzx2a
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