2021 Essay Contest

  Operation Our Town and the Altoona Mirror invite area students in 6th through 12th grade in Blair and surrounding counties who are 11 or older to enter an essay on the topic of: “Why do people give in to peer pressure from those who use drugs?  What are some of...

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OOT 2021 Grant Recipients

OPERATION OUR TOWN AWARDS GRANTS FOR DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION Operation Our Town has announced grant awards to 16 local programs aimed at the education and prevention of drug use in Blair County.  A total of over $52,000 will be distributed to the recipients of the 2021...

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2021 OOT Golf Tournament

The 9th Annual Operation Our Town Golf Tournament will be held on September 20 & 21, 2021 at Park Hills Golf Club in Altoona. Schedule of Activities: Monday, September 20: 12:00pm – Tee Off Against Drugs Student Golf Tournament 4:00pm – OOT Mini-Golf Tournament at...

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OOT Day at DelGrosso’s Park

Operation Our Town Day will be held on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at DelGrosso’s Park & Laguna Splash! Pay just $20 for your All-Day Fun Pass when you use this coupon!  For each Operation Our Town coupon redeemed, $3 will be donated back to Operation Our Town! Print...

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2021 Annual Report – Now Available!

The 2021 Annual Report is now available, and features news and updates from the past year from law enforcement, treatment providers, business leaders, and others, about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the community and those in recovery.Click here to view the...

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2020 Essay Contest Winner

Pictured left to right:  Barb Harpster (Media Consultant, Altoona Mirror), Joe Meadows (Partner, The Meadows Original Frozen Custard of Hollidaysburg), Courtney Irwin (Essay Contest Winner), The Late Fred Imler Sr. (Former President, Imler’s Poultry) Congratulations...

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2020 Essay Contest

Operation Our Town and the Altoona Mirror invite area students in 6th through 12th grade in Blair and surrounding counties who are 11 or older to enter an essay on the topic of: "Why do people give in to peer pressure from those who use drugs?  What are some of the...

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OOT 2020 Grant Recipients

Operation Our Town has announced grant awards to 19 local programs aimed at the education and prevention of drug use in Blair County.  A total of over $48,000 will be distributed to the recipients of the 2020 Grant Cycle. In addition to prevention grants,...

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