State, local agencies honor Journal Gazette for their opioid addiction series

November 17th, 2016

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (11/17/2016) – The Indiana Attorney General, Senator Jim Merritt, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health, and many local organizations gathered to honor and recognize the Journal Gazette Thursday afternoon.  The award ceremony was held inside the Journal Gazette.  Attorney General Greg Zoeller extended an award and thanks to the Journal Gazette for their outstanding efforts on educating the community of our nation’s #1 public health crisis through their opioid addiction series.  Click here to view their opioid addiction series.  Their series helped to shine a light on a growing issue that desperately needs attention in our community.  The JG team helped put a face to addiction and show that opioid addiction truly does impact everyone.  Lastly, the JG opioid series offers hope and shows many that addiction recovery is possible!

Special thanks was given to the following JG staff:

  • Jamie Duffy
  • Dave Gong
  • Lisa Green
  • Tim Harmon
  • Cathie Rowand
  • Rosa Salter
  • Ron Shawgo
  • Sherry Slater
  • Jim Touvell
AG JG award ceremony