News and Events

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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8th Annual Golf Tournament Results & Donation

Pictured left to right: Brian Durbin (OOT Steering & Golf Committee Member), Michael A. Fiore (OOT President), Randy Feathers (OOT Board & Golf Committee Member), Jesse Ickes (Committee Member, Blair County PA 30 Day Fund), Doug Wolf (Chairman, Blair County PA...

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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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