OOT TV Show Archive – 2015

Starting an Operation Our Town in other Counties – Representative Bryan Barbin discusses with Randy Feathers why he approached the Operation Our Town Board Members about Johnstown creating their own OOT organization in Cambria County and also updates on their progress towards that goal.

Representative Brian Barbin – House District 71, Cambria & Somerset Counties
Randy Feathers – OOT Board Member

Housing in Blair County – Focuses on how the Central PA Landlord Association educates local landlords, describes the housing services that the Altoona Housing Authority provides, and the shelters and other services that Family Services, Inc. provides.

Bill Kitt – Central PA Landlord Association
Kathi Ardizzone – Altoona Housing Authority
Lisa Hann – Family Services, Inc.

Drugs & the Workplace – Focuses on how workplace wellness programs can be a prevention resource to promote healthy choices, drug testing employees before and during employment, and promoting well-being in the workplace through Employee Assistance Programs.

Bill Young – Sheetz
Jamie Miller – Advantage Resource Group
Donna Cruse – Lytle EAP Partners
Steve Lytle – Lytle EAP Partners

Keep it Safe, Keep it Going – Focuses on the partnerships between law enforcement and pharmacies to combat prescription drug abuse, and an update on the Blair County Neighborhood Watch program.

Greg Drew – Value Drug Company
Judy Rosser – Blair Drug & Alcohol Partnerships
Jackie Bernard – Blair County District Attorney’s Office
Officer Mark Lingafelt – Hollidaysburg Borough Police Department
Sheriff Mitch Cooper – Blair County Sheriff’s Department
Chief Deputy Holly Garner – Blair County Sheriff’s Department

Summer Activities for Kids – Local organizations discuss the programs and activities that they provide for kids during the summer.

Richard Bishop – Northern Blair County Recreation Center
Tim O’Brien – Young Life
Kim Clemens – Ski Gap Community Center
Craig Clark – Blair County Youth League
Jon Frank – Blair County Youth League

Youth Drug Prevention – Focuses on prevention through anti-drug programs for elementary children, drug testing in high school, and drug court for juvenile drug offenders.

Sandi Smith – Homerun Against Drugs Program
Dr. Maureen Letcher – Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School
Molly Rimbeck – Blair County Juvenile Drug Court

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