Coalition Meetings

The Project CARE Coalition operates on the school district’s schedule. The coalition does not meet during the summer, unless it is deemed necessary. Meetings are held every other month on the third Wednesday from 5-6 pm at the Richland Two Conference Center in Columbia Place Mall, 7201 Two Notch Road. Visit our Calendar page for upcoming meetings and events!

Sector Representation

The coalition has representatives from the following 12 sectors as required by the DFC Grant:

• Youth (under 18)
• Parents
• Business
• Media
• Schools
• Law Enforcement
• Religious/Fraternal organizations
• Youth-serving
• State/Local/Tribal government
• Civic and volunteer groups
• Healthcare professionals
• Other organizations involved in reducing substance abuse


Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD)

Provides information on trends in the Richland Two community


Increases opportunities for community involvement and collaborations

Parent & Family

Enhances parental and family engagement in substance abuse prevention efforts

Public Relations

Promotes awareness for The Project CARE, prevention activities, and events


Engages youth to become leaders in youth substance abuse prevention

Coalition Partners

Benefit Solution USA

Clemson Extension

Fort Jackson

Genuine Quality Enterprises, LLC

Greater Community Relations Council

Grow Financial Federal Credit Union – Village at Sandhills

Jones Marketing & Sales Group, LLC

Leading To Change, LLC

Lexington-Richland Alcohol Drug Abuse Council (LRADAC)

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union

Palmetto Health

Richland County Council

Richland County Sheriff’s Department

Rise Above It Coalition – Lexington School District Two

SC Alcohol Enforcement Team (AET)

SC Department of Education

SC Department of Mental Health

SC Department of Juvenile Justice

SC House of Representatives

SC State Senate

State Farm – Craig Plank

The Weathers Group

Town of Arcadia Lakes

Town of Blythewood