Tuesday, November 28, 2023

818 East Jefferson Boulevard
South Bend, IN 46617
AARC: (574) 234-6024
MEAP: (574) 287-1879 or (800) 388-0154
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Recent News

Welcome, Jeff Comfort!

AARC is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeff Comfort as our new Prevention Director! In this role, Jeff will be responsible for managing three state and local substance abuse prevention grants and implementing programs, strategies and environmental campaigns throughout St. Joseph County and working to foster community relationships and partnerships around substance abuse prevention.

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Alberta Barnes, AARC Board Member, 1948-2022

It is with tremendous sadness that AARC announces the passing of Alberta Barnes, long time board member and supporter of the work of this organization, on Monday January 31, 2022. Alberta always brought a smile and endless enthusiasm for community work to everything she did. Her tireless work on behalf of AARC helped sustain the organization and raise awareness of the important work we are doing throughout St. Joseph County.

While she may be gone, her spirit and dedication to South Bend, her family and friends will carry on forever.

Alberta R. Barnes Obituary - South Bend Tribune

AARC's 59th Anniversary Luncheon

AARC recently hosted its annual anniversary luncheon at the Hilton Garden Inn's Gillespie Conference Center in South Bend. We were honored and thrilled to be back together in person for the first time since 2019, surrounded by our staff, board of directors, friends, community partners and supporters! It was an opportunity to celebrate the past year and look ahead to the next, as we officially kicked off a new era at AARC! 

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