York Notebook: County Seeks Residents For Behavioral Health Board, Youth Commission And Gallery Opens Friday

March 31st, 2011 by karenadmin

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The York County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications from county citizens interested in serving on the Colonial Behavioral Health Board to fill future vacancies.

This is a regional board and serves to provide overall administration and coordination of mental health, mental retardation, and substance abuse programs. Members meet the first Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. at the Colonial Behavioral Health office located at 1657 Merrimac Trail in Williamsburg.

York County citizens interested in applying for future appointment to the Colonial Behavioral Health Board may obtain an application at the County Administrator’s Office at 224 Ballard Street in Yorktown, or by calling 890-3320. Applications may also be obtained and filed by using the county website, just click on On-Line Services, and then click on Board Bank Application.

Youth Commission Seeks Members

The Youth Commission is a 15-member student led group selected annually by the York County Board of Supervisors. The commission’s primary purpose is to serve as a link between the Board and the county’s youth by representing youth related concerns, issues and ideas.

Applicants must be York County residents who are preparing to enter grades 9-12 in September 2011. A completed application form and a letter of recommendation must be received at the York County Parks and Recreation office by 5 p.m. Friday.

Gallery Opens This Weekend

The Gallery is located at 301 Main Street in historic Yorktown and is a cooperative effort between the Celebrate Yorktown Committee and York County. Starting Friday, the Gallery will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Spring exhibits at the gallery include quilts and watercolors, featuring artists Rebecca Roker and Linda Miller. Summer exhibits continue with pottery and more, featuring artist Jane Witmer.

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