The University of Iowa Alumni Association will be awarding Nancy Humbles, ASAC Board President, with the Distinguished Alumni Award on June 10, 2017. In her award notice, the University writes that “A dedicated community volunteer, Humbles is a school board member in Cedar Rapids, the vice president for the Area Substance Abuse Council, and a coordinator for local NAACP celebrations.” Please help us congratulate Nancy for this prestigious award and for her many years of service in our community!
The ninth Annual Ramstad/Kennedy Award for outstanding leadership in recovery support programs has been presented to Kathy Stone, the Director of Addiction in the Iowa Department of Public Health.
This Ramstad/Kennedy award was established in honor of Congressmen Jim Ramstad and Patrick Kennedy, vocal advocates of efforts to support prevention, treatment and recovery. The award recognizes Kathy for her leadership and untiring spirit for the field, the state and most importantly for those whose lives have been touched by substance use disorders.
We congratulate Kathy on this well-deserved honor.
Congratulations to ASAC Prevention Specialist Maribeth Bousman for winning the Clinton YWCA Woman of Achievement Award for Civic/Community involvement. This award is bestowed upon a woman with a history of volunteer services to her community and as a leader in the organizations she serves. Continue Reading
ASAC’s Heart of Iowa Mother and Child Recovery Center was recognized by Linn County Public Health as a community partner to build a healthier county at a luncheon held in celebration of National Public Health Week. Continue Reading
Congratulations to ASAC’s staff member, Jennifer Husmann, on receiving the Excellence in Mentoring Award. Jennifer will receive her award at a ceremony in Des Moines on February 3rd after the Volunteer Iowa/Iowa Mentoring Partnership’s Day at the Capitol.
Congrats to Jennifer and her Little Sister for their many great years together!
On Thursday, September 3, 2015, The Gazette honored area businesses for excellence in ten categories. The Area Substance Abuse Council was selected for the 2015 Business 380 Excellence Award for Not-for-Profits.
Emily Logan, ASAC Board Member and Assistant Professor at Kirkwood Community College, nominated ASAC for this award.
It is great to be recognized for the good work that we do!