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10th Annual Golf Tournament Results

Operation Our Town held its 10th Annual Golf Tournament on September 19-21, 2022.  The three-day event included the Mini-Golf Tournament at Lakemont Park and the “Our Town” Appreciation Night sponsored by Imler’s Poultry at Park Hills Golf Club on Monday.  The...

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2022 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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2022 OOT Grant Recipients

OPERATION OUR TOWN AWARDS GRANTS FOR DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION Operation Our Town has announced grant awards to 17 local programs aimed at the education and prevention of drug use in Blair County.  A total of over $59,000 will be distributed to the recipients of the 2022...

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10th Annual OOT Golf Tournament

The 10th Annual Operation Our Town Golf Tournament will be held on September 19, 20 & 21, 2022 at Park Hills Golf Club in Altoona. Schedule of Activities: Monday, September 19: 4:00pm – OOT Mini-Golf Tournament at Lakemont Park View – OOT Mini-Golf flyer &...

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OOT Day at DelGrosso’s Park

Operation Our Town Day will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 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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Funding Announcement:  2022 Prevention Grant Cycle Funding Available:  Up to $60,000 for programs aimed at preventing and/or reducing drug abuse and/or crime in Blair County. Grant Fiscal Period:  Will be from August 2022 through August 31, 2023.  All funds are...

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2022 Annual Report – Now Available!

The 2022 Annual Report is now available, and features news and updates from the past year from law enforcement, treatment providers, business leaders, and others in our community about the impact Operation Our Town has made over the past 15 years and the importance of...

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2021 Essay Contest Winner

Pictured from left to right:  Barb Harpster (Media Consultant, Altoona Mirror), Joe Meadows (Partner, The Meadows Original Frozen Custard of Hollidaysburg), Deidre “Charles” Dantos (Essay Contest Winner), Fred Imler Jr. (President, Imler’s Poultry) Congratulations to...

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2022 Annual Report – Ad Space Available

The Operation Our Town 2022 Annual Report will be published in March 2022, and will feature news and updates from the past year. We're giving businesses and organizations the opportunity to submit an ad that will appear in the 2022 Annual Report, which will be...

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9th Annual Golf Tournament Results

Operation Our Town held its 9th Annual Golf Tournament on September 20 & 21, 2021.  The two-day event included the Tee Off Against Drugs Student Golf Tournament, Mini-Golf Tournament at Lakemont Park, and the US Foods Neighborhood BBQ at Park Hills Golf Club on...

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