The Washburn County Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Committee held their annual meeting Wednesday, March 14, 2018.  As part of the meeting, the 2018 Washburn County AODA Mini-Grants were awarded.  

Funding for the AODA Mini-Grants is made possible by the continued funding authorized by the Washburn County Board of Supervisors as part of the annual Washburn County Budget.

Mini-grants are awarded for a maximum of $1,000.00 for a single organization grant and $1,000.00 per organization for multiple organization grant applications.   Any Washburn County group, organization or individual may apply.  

All Mini-Grant applications must Contain the Following

  1. 1 or more persons from the organization Must attend the meeting and present the grant request to the AODA Committee in person.
  2. The program or event must have a clear AODA message.
  3. All participants must be alcohol and drug-free during the program/event.
  4. All events must have on-site adult supervision for the duration of the program/event.

The following organizations were approved to receive 2018 AODA Grant Funding:  

  • Lakeland Family Resource Center; Family Festival
  • Spooner Memorial Library; Summer Reading Program
  • Shell Lake Schools; Respect Retreat
  • Minong Area Library & Literacy; Summer Reading Program
  • Birchwood School AODA; Bobcat Wellness Day
  • Shell Lake Arts Center; Music Camp Conductors
  • Washburn County 4-H; 4-H Camp @ Hunt Hill
  • Spooner High School, Class of 2019; Post Prom Event 

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