UNITY — A Drug Take Back event is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the Unity Community Center, 32 School St., Unity.

Unity Barn Raisers is partnering with the Waldo County Sheriff’s Department and Waldo County Triad so people can to turn in their unused or expired prescription drugs, according to a news release from the Unity group.

A study by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America shows that 2,500 American children get high for the first time. Most of these drugs are obtained from friends and family members, often coming from unused or expired prescription bottles at the home of their parents, grandparents, or other relatives, according to the release.

For more information, contact Mary Leaming at 948-9005 or [email protected].

Unity Barn Raisers works pro-actively to enhance small-town character and rural environment, while nurturing a thriving community-based economy. UBR believes that a community working together can shape its own future, and in so doing, significantly advance the quality of life of its people, both now and for generations to come.

Waldo County Triad is an all-volunteer partnership of law enforcement, community organizations and citizens dedicated to improving the safety and reduce victimization of older adults.

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