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Education News

115 pounds received at AISD Take Back Meds event

Rebecca Tague from Aledo High School’s chapter of Health Occupations Students of America and Reserve Lieutenant Chawn Gilliland

 

During the National Pharmaceutical Take Back April 30, law enforcement organizations throughout the nation took in 35,788 pounds of unwanted pharmaceuticals. This amount represents more than a 30-percent increase from last fall’s National Pharmaceutical Take Back event.

Aledo ISD’s Police Department, with the assistance of volunteers from Aledo High School’s chapter of Health Occupations Students of America, collected seven large boxes with 115 pounds of unwanted pharmaceuticals. Rather than enter our ecosystem subsequent to improper disposal, those drugs have been safely destroyed by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

 

Boxes in Police Vehicle

Another National Pharmaceutical Take Back event is anticipated next September/October.

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Thu 15

Christmas Toy Drive with free flu shots

November 15 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 16
Sun 18

Service of Hope

November 18 @ 6:30 pm
Mon 19

Rotary Club of Aledo

November 19 @ 11:30 am
Mon 19

Aledo Farmers Market

November 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue 27

Aledo Community Lions Club

November 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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