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    PFCS Staff Raises Concerns to Proposed Legislation

    February 8, 2016 4:11 pm

    Jodi Salvo, PFCS Takin it to the Schools and Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition Coordinator, joins Tuscarawas County Commissioners in voicing concerns to the proposed legislation that would raise the maximum alcohol content of beer from to 12 percent to 21 percent in Ohio. Read the full article in the Canton Repository.

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    PFCS Youth Led Prevention Groups “Shatter the Myths” of Drug Use

    January 29, 2016 2:56 pm

    January 25-31, 2016 is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (#NDAFW), and PFCS' Youth Led Prevention Groups in our community schools have been helping to "Shatter the Myths" of drug and alcohol use for their peers. Read the article in the Times Reporter and Like Us on Facebook and Follow Us on Twitter to learn more about PFCS and #NDAFW!

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    PFCS 7th Annual Masquerade Ball is a Success!

    January 27, 2016 5:10 pm

    PFCS hosted their seventh annual Masquerade Ball on January 23, 2016 to raise funds for the children and families PFCS serves. Over 150 guests attended the Masquerade Ball, held at the Union Country Club in Dover, Ohio, and enjoyed an evening of elegance and mystery, a delicious dinner, raffles and dancing. “We raised more than we ever have, and we are so grateful for the generosity of our attendees and sponsors,” says Pam Trimmer, Executive Director, PFCS. “Our guests not only enjoyed great food and music; they also had the privilege of knowing that they are making a difference in the lives of the children and families we serve!”

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    PFCS Executive Director Appointed to Community Corrections Planning Board

    January 21, 2016 8:04 pm

    We are pleased to announce that the Tuscarawas County Commissioners have appointed Pam Trimmer, PFCS Executive Director, to the Community Corrections Planning Board for a two-year term. She will join the other members of the board in creating plans to ensure the Tuscarawas community has a continuum of services to help reduce crime and become innovative in addressing the specific issues, such as overcrowding jails, re-entry programs, special docket courts, and more. Go here to learn more.    

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    Harbor House Provides Safe Haven for Domestic Violence Victims

    January 8, 2016 7:24 pm

    In the days following the tragic, domestic violence murder in Canton, Ohio, Times News Reporter highlights PFCS’ Harbor House Domestic Violence Shelter as a safe haven to  women and children who are victims of domestic violence and a means of preventing these tragedies from occurring in the future. Go here to read the full article.

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    WJER Features PFCS During National Family Month

    December 9, 2015 7:28 pm

    WJER, Tuscarawas County's local news radio station, featured Star Jones, Personal and Family Counseling Services' Program Manager, during National Family Month. Star talks about the importance of spending quality time with one's family and how this strengthens relationships and ultimately the community. Go here to listen to segment.

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    Social Workers Discuss Concerns About Issue 3

    October 18, 2015 7:05 pm

    The Times Reporter takes an in-depth look at Issue 3 and local law enforcement and social workers share their concerns. Go here to learn more and read the full article.

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    17th Annual Harbor House Golf Outing

    July 20, 2016 10:00 am

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    Masquerade Ball

    January 23, 2016 5:30 pm

    Join us for a fun evening of elegance and mystery, dinner, dancing and raffles to benefit the programs of PFCS and Harbor House. The event is semi-formal and guests are invited to wear a mask of their own or purchase a mask at the door. Tickets are limited and are for advance sale only. If you are interested in attending, please contact us at 330.343.8171.

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    OhioGuidestone named top workplace in Northeast Ohio

    July 8, 2015 7:56 pm

    We are excited to announce that OhioGuidestone has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio for the 5th year! We are rated 11th among large workplaces, making us the top rated large non-profit organization in 2015. Go here to learn more and read the full article.

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