On Friday, December 15, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) helped Lynne Fruth, Fruth Pharmacy president and NACDS Board of Directors member, unveil the “Bridge of Hope Fund.” The community effort is designed to provide scholarships for West Virginians in drug rehabilitation—to help them pursue education and job training. Since the announcement, the fund has reached $100,000 and has drawn the attention of the Associated Press and local media outlets. Pictured here, from left to right, are Matt Boggs, executive director, Recovery Point; Sen. Capito; Sen. Manchin; Huntington (WV) Mayor Steve Williams; Fruth; Dr. Michael Kilkenny, physician director, Cabell-Huntington Health Department; and Dr. Michael Brumage, executive director and health officer, Kanawha-Charleston Health Department. 

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