mcca provides a voice for our children
September is safe families and suicide prevention month!
Marion County Heroin/opioid Task force
"Wear your wings" 5k run/walk
7th Annual swing to break the
silence golf tournament
17th Annual Break The Silence On Violence Conference
October 28, 2017
Wear Your Wings 5K Run and Walk
Race packets for runners and T-Shirts for walkers can be picked up Friday, October 27, 2017, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the Ocala Police Department (Lobby) 402 S. Pine Ave. Registration Fee: (Sorry No Refunds) $25 until October 26, 2017, $30 Day of Race. Includes free t-shirt guaranteed to the first 150 pre-registered runners, race is timed and Bib#.
October 6, 2017
The Vines Hospital is honored to support and sponsor the 7th Annual Swing To Break The Silence Golf Tournament on Friday, October 6,2017, Eagle Ridge At Spruce Creek Country Club, 13605 Del Webb Blvd, Summerfield, FL 34491. Registration at 7:30 am and Shotgun Start at 8:30 am. Cost is $75 per player and $300 per foursome and includes breakfast, lunch and swag bags. All proceeds benefit the Marion County Children's Alliance. Make checks payable to Marion County Children's Alliance, 3482 NW 10th St, Ocala, FL 34475 or register online at: http://2017swingtobreakthesilence.eventbrite.com. Call (352) 438-5990 for more information.
October 13, 2017
Kevin Hines is an award-winning global speaker, best selling author, documentary filmmaker and suicide prevention and mental health advocate who has reached millions with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live. Two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and struggled with substance abuse, he attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Come and hear his story. You may save someone's life.
Register at: https://2017btsconference.eventbrite.com
SADD Clubs are peer leadership organizations in middle and high schools dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, teen violence and suicide.
Know the Law
Know the Law Program was designed to provide our youth a guide to better understand the laws. Also, Know the law provides clarity to obscure misconceptions that may have be unfamiliar with.