LRADAC Selected for Two Honors at Mercury Awards

April 24, 2014

Columbia, SC – LRADAC received two honors at the annual Mercury Awards event hosted by the South Carolina chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).  In the category of Brochures, the agency’s Healing Families Foundation received the Silver Wing Award of Merit for their Recovery Scholarship Fund brochure.

The “LRADAC Loop” received the Silver Wing Award of Merit in the Newsletters/Magazines category.   The LRADAC LOOP is a quarterly, internal audience electronic newsletter for LRADAC staff members. The newsletter serves to keep staff members “in the loop” by highlighting activities and happenings during the quarter, educating staff on key programs and services and providing helpful tips useful to staff in their work environment.  “The LRADAC Loop” has been recognized at the Mercury Awards for two years consecutively.

Kim Larick, LRADAC’s Director of Strategic Management, stated, “It is an honor to be recognized once again by PRSA for the ways in which we communicate our efforts to prevent and treat substance use disorders in the Midlands.”

LRADAC is the designated alcohol abuse and drug abuse authority for Lexington and Richland Counties of South Carolina. The public, not-for-profit agency offers a wide array of prevention, intervention and treatment programs in locations convenient to residents of both counties. The agency has a budget of approximately $10 million and serves more than 5,000 clients per year.