Friday, September 6, 2013

4th Annual Tri-County Drug Summit on Thursday, September 12, 2013

Polk County, FL – Own The Upside, the Coalition Partnership of Hardee, Highlands, and Polk Counties is proud to present the 4th Annual Tri-County Drug Summit on Thursday, September 12, 2013, from 8 am to 4 pm, at the Bartow Civic Center, 2250 S. Floral Avenue, in Bartow. This collaborative event will inform attendees about the latest drug trends, and help develop proactive measures to prevent substance abuse in our families, schools and businesses.

Speakers include Perdue Pharmaceuticals representatives to discuss Safety and Security, Rx Patrol, Lawful Prescribing, and more. Representatives from the Hardee, Highlands, and Polk County Sheriff’s Department will also be on hand to discuss current community trends. An impressive Community Panel includes Representative Cary Pigman, Judge Stargel, and others. Attendees will also hear an informative presentation from the Medical Examiner.

Visit to register online to attend the Drug Summit. Participants may earn free CEU’s and a Certificate of Attendance. The Registration Fee for the Drug Summit event is $25.00, and includes breakfast and lunch.

For more information, call local coalitions Hardee County ASAPP at (863) 767-0401); Drug Free Highlands at (863) 382-2138; or Stand UP Polk at (863) 802-0777.