Golden Key Awardee

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Pictured are: Patricia Z. Munson, CASAC Executive Director and Julie Franco, who was awarded a Gold Key for 2013. Franco of Jamestown, the Director of Program Services at Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), received the Individual Prevention award. She has been active in prevention services for 16 years. She has a B.S. in education and is a credentialed prevention professional. She has been a NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services faculty member for 10 years. She presents a variety of trainings for CASAC including OASAS certified trainings, supervises CASAC prevention staff and provides prevention services in the schools and communities. The Gold Key Individual Prevention/Treatment Award is for individuals, including agency staff or community supporters, who have made outstanding contributions to prevention in the Western Region. For further information about CASAC programs and services, call the Dunkirk office at 366-4623, or go to CASAC’s website,