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