Marcie Fraser, has dedicated her career to health and medical writing, with great emphasis on subjects of concern to women who battle the bulge. As a veteran TV personality for nearly 20 years, Ms. Fraser’s most recent work is as the medical reporter for YNN, Your News Now, seen state wide, where she covers in-depth medical reports and is featured in “Toneup,” a special bi-weekly fitness segment. Marcie has been an adjunct professor at Empire State College where she teaches Human Nutrition.
New York State Assemblymember Carrie Woerner
Carrie Woerner was elected to the New York State Assembly in 2014. She earned her undergraduate degree from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and her MBA from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. Woerner began her successful 30-year career in software and technical writing working at firms such as Dell/Perot Systems and IBM. She is the chair of the Subcommittee on Agricultural Production & Technology and a member of the Assembly’s Agriculture, Local Governments, Racing and Wagering, Small Business and Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development committees, as well as a member of the Legislative Women’s Caucus. Prior to her election to the New York State Legislature, she served as Round Lake Village Trustee in 2008, 2010 and 2012. She also served as an appointed member on the Town of Malta Planning Board from 2008-2014. In the Assembly, Woerner has worked to allocate funding to local substance abuse treatment and recovery programs, facilities, and resources, as well as address state regulations to best suit the needs of individuals both in need of treatment and in recovery.
Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo
With more than 30 years as a law enforcement professional, Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo has dedicated his career to protecting the people of Saratoga County as deputy, sergeant, lieutenant, senior criminal investigator and now as sheriff with the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Zurlo has also served time on the bench as a respected Town Justice in the Town of Stillwater. In his first year as Sheriff, Zurlo has worked to deliver better service for the residents of Saratoga County. Zurlo has launched a new website and implemented the use of Social Media to keep the public aware of public safety issues; restored relationships with local emergency services personnel to help keep residents safe in times of need; fostered relationships with local Sportsmen Clubs to offer residents additional safety courses for those seeking permits and initiated the Narcan program for deputies to name a few. A lifelong resident of Saratoga County and Mechanicville native, Sheriff Zurlo is passionately dedicated to serving his community. He is an active parishioner at the All Saints on the Hudson Catholic Church in Stillwater, a past member of the Mechanicville Fire Department and the John Ahearn Rescue Squad, and a past coach of the Mechanicville-Stillwater Little League.
Prevention Council Executive Director Janine Stuchin
Is a nationally certified Health Education Specialist with over 30 years’ experience in developing and providing health promotion programs and policies. She has been with The Prevention Council for 15 years and prior to that worked for The American Lung Association, Skidmore College and Penn State University.
Saratoga County Mental Health Director Michael Prezioso
Albany DEA agent in Charge ASA David Zon
Local Supports Round Table
Pharmacist Sue Martin—Family Member in Recovery
Julie Ann Brennan. Family Member in Recovery
Recovery Navigator Wanda Facto . Saratoga Hospital
CCFW Chair Donna Nichols. Life-long Bulldog
May 10th at 6:00 p.m.
South Glens Falls High School
42 Merritt Road,
South Glens Falls NY
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The Community Coalition for Family Wellness
A caring community working to reduce risky behaviors among youth while providing resources to families to promote overall family wellness. The Coalition is working with SAMSHA and OASAS for the Drug Free Communities grant and the Partnership Fo Success grant and is moving forward with it's programs to prevent prescription drug misuse and heroin use.