Robby's Voice

Thursday, September 26, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Robby's Voice; FREE Community event to bring awareness to drug abuse and Recovery.  For more information call 419-774-6724.

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Time: Doors Open at 6:30 P.M. and Program from 7:00 P.M.- 9:00 P.M.
Location: Ontario Middle Schools Auditorium

CEU & RCH certificates will be provided for Social Workers, Counselors, and AOD Counselors.

Community agency booths will be available from 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Community Speakers:
7:00 P.M. - Joseph Trolian has been the Executive Director of the Richland County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board since October of 2007. He is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC-S) and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC).

7:05 P.M. - Veronica Groff has been the President & CEO for Catalyst Life Services since August 31, 1997. She is an Independent Licensed Social Worker –Supervisor (LISW-S), and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC).

7:10 P.M. - Tracee Anderson, BSCJ, RA-OCPS I, MBA, serves as Executive Director of Community Action for Capable Youth, Inc. (CACY).

7:15 P.M. – Officer Adam Gongwer, serves as the Resource Officer, D.A.R.E. and A.L.I.C.E. Instructor with Ontario School.

7:25 P.M.- Anthony J. Tambasco is a Forensic Scientist and Laboratory Director of the Mansfield Division of Police Forensic Science Laboratory in Mansfield, Ohio. Mr. Tambasco earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminalistics from State University College of New York at Buffalo and has 30 years of experience in the analysis of controlled substances. Mr. Tambasco recently presented “Synthetic Cannabinoids & Substituted Cathinones – A Local Perspective” to the Midwest Laboratory Directors and the Evidence Conference. Mr. Tambasco is a Past-President of the Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists, a former board member of the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Forensic Science Technology Center.

Keynote Speaker:
7:40 P.M. - Robert Brandt, Rob is a lifelong Clevelander, graduating from Padua High School and Cleveland State University. He is currently an AREA SALES DIRECTOR for a Fortune 500 medical company, and he and his wife Carla reside in Medina, Ohio. In 2010 He published his first book titled “DIG IT,” and in 2011 was a founding member of THE NEXT LEVEL WORKSHOP, where he sits on the Board of Directors and is a guest lecturer. He is the father of three; Private Robert Brandt, Ohio National Guard and twins Jaclyn Brandt, a freshman at Ursuline College and member of the Arrows volleyball team and Nolan Brandt a freshman at Baldwin Wallace University and member of the Yellow Jacket football team.

Mr. Brandt recently presented on the Monica Robins, WKYC TV3 special on “Old Drug, New Killer; Heroin Epidemic”. His son Robby was addicted to Heroin. His struggles began with prescription pain pills after he had a tooth removed. Quickly led to heroin as it's cheaper and easier to access. His struggles ended sadly with a drug overdose on October 21, 2011.

8:50P.M.- Questions and Answer for all speakers

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