History

Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse History

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  • 1999 - CAASA becomes the sponsor of Project Graduation, a drug- and alcohol-free celebration for graduating high school seniors from the county's four public high schools.
  • 1990 - CAASA is formed by a coalition of community leaders and citizens. Articles of incorporation are adopted. Harold "JR" Kahl is elected the first chairman of CAASA's board of directors.
  • 1989 - At the request of Maryland State Senator Bernie Fowler, the Governor's Commission on Drug and Alcohol Abuse sponsored the Southern Maryland Symposium on Substance Abuse held May 23 and 24.