Be Involved

Your Voice Matters

The Spearfish Community Coalition is a VOLUNTEER organization that needs your help to be successful in reducing youth substance abuse, specifically alcohol and tobacco use!  Making positive, healthy changes in this community takes the collaboration and partnership of many people from all sectors of the community.  We cannot do it alone!  

The Drug Free Communities grant identifies 12 community sectors that are required to participate in a Coalition that is funded under the DFC support program.  These sectors include representation from those listed below as community partners.  

Community Partners:

Youth - Youth Empowerment Team & TATU

Parents - Various Members

Business - Chamber of Commerce

Media - Black Hills Pioneer

Schools - Spearfish School District & BHSU

Youth Serving Organizations - Youthwise; Big Brothers, Big Sisters; Northern Hills CASA

Law Enforcement - Verla Little & Pat Rotert

Religious/Fraternal Organizations

Civic or Volunteer Organizations - Zonta

Healthcare - Community Health Nurse

State/Local/Tribal Agency - Spearfish Rec & Aquatic Center; City of Spearfish; Lawrence County Teen Court (Marlene Todd)

Other Organization involved in Substance Abuse Prevention - Western Prevention Resource Center (Vonnie Ackerman)

Coalition In-Kind Form:

You have recently volunteered with or donated to the Coalition. Now what? Your time, efforts and resources help us accomplish our required amount of in-kind donations. All you need to do is fill out a short form and send it to Melissa. Click on this link to open the in-kind form! Within the in-kind form you will find an example of what a completed form could look like. Need more explanation to what something means?—Click here!

When you have completed the in-kind form, please send it to Melissa. Here is her contact information:

  • Melissa Currier: Via email- or mail the completed form to PO Box 708, Spearfish

The Coalition thanks you for all your hard-work and dedication!

Coalition Monthly Meetings

3rd Tuesday of every month