Southern Wells and Wells County Government
Loving Shepherd Ministries
Council on Aging / Wells on Wheels
Family Centered Services
Grace and Mercy
Norwell Middle School
Det. Quinton Greer
Wells County Sheriff's Department
DHMA Regional Representative
Det. Marijean Heckel
Bluffton Police Department
Bluffton Middle School
Department of Child Services
Norwell High School
Bluffton High School
Wells County Probation Department
Ofc. Stephanie Tucker
Ossian Police Department
Mayor John Whicker
City of Bluffton
Meetings – CADA meets the 2nd Thursday of each month, and the location varies to space availability.
Citizens Against Drug Abuse (CADA) recognizes that some individuals in our community have taken leadership roles in the fight against drug and alcohol abuse in Wells County. To this end, we wish to periodically publicly recognize those individuals and organizations that stand out in this fight. Four categories of awards were created to show appreciation of individuals and organizations who stand out in Wells County:
CADA Board Officers
These individuals are elected members of the CADA board who have devoted their time and talents to preside over and administer the CADA organization.
CADA Professional Leader
Recognition of a career professional that has demonstrated resolve and leadership in combating drug and alcohol abuse in Wells County in the course of their vocation.
CADA Volunteer Leader
Recognition of CADA volunteer who has demonstrated resolve and leadership in combating drug and alcohol abuse in Wells County through their volunteer work. These individuals may be employed in a vocation mentioned above, but tirelessly utilize their personal resources of time, talent or treasure to assist CADA.
Friend of CADA
Recognition of an organization that has supported CADA in its endeavors.
2018 Award Recipients
Professional Leader – Valerie Runyon of Park Center
Volunteer Leader – Bluffton High School Student Council
Friend of CADA – LiGHT