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Five Town Communities That Care hires community coordinator

Posted April 02, 2013, at 3:09 p.m.
Marti Wolfe
Marti Wolfe

ROCKPORT, Maine — Five Town Communities That Care is pleased to announce that Marti Wolfe has joined its staff as community coordinator. Wolfe comes to Five Town CTC with a strong background in education, having spent 32 years as a classroom teacher, 22 of them with SAD 28.

The deep connections to the community she developed over her career in teaching will serve Wolfe well in her new position. As community coordinator, she will represent the Five Town CTC Coalition to the wider community, engaging individuals and organizations in the promotion of healthy youth and in the prevention of problem adolescent behaviors.

“I have been a fan of Five Town Communities That Care since 2003,” says Wolfe in a press release. “I am thrilled to be joining this team of staff and volunteers who are so committed to the healthy development of our greatest resource, our children.”

The mission of Five Town Communities That Care (CTC) is to promote healthy youth development and to prevent problem adolescent behaviors such as substance abuse, violence, school dropout, delinquency, teenage pregnancy, and suicide. It also seeks to foster increased collaboration and cooperation in the Five Town community in order to best serve the needs of our youth.

In order to achieve these goals, the group supports implementation of tested, effective prevention programs and practices; provides training and technical assistance; and implements information campaigns designed to increase the knowledge and engagement of the community and others around the state and nation.

The Five Town CTC Coalition is composed of individuals and organizations representing every sector of the community, including youth, parents, businesses, media, schools, youth-serving organizations, law enforcement, religious and fraternal organizations, civic and volunteer groups, healthcare professionals, state and local government, and other organizations involved in the reduction of substance abuse. For more information on Five Town CTC, visitwww.fivetownctc.org or call 236-9800. 

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