Congratulations to Our 2016-17 EPIC Schools!
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Congratulations to Our 2016-17 EPIC Schools!

  EPIC recently awarded four local schools with the EPIC School designation!  The project was started by the EPIC Advocacy Committee in 2014. The EPIC School designation is a way to recognize area schools for their efforts in building a healthy and safe school community.  In order for a school to receive this distinction, the...

Breakthrough Breakfast
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Breakthrough Breakfast

Mark your calendars for the next Breakthrough Breakfast that will be held on Tuesday, February 21st at 9:00 a.m.  The Breakfast will be held in the Redhawk Room located on the 4th floor of the University Center at Southeast Missouri State University (388 Henderson Street, Cape Girardeau).  Please print this parking pass and place it on your dash if you plan to park...

Please Welcome EPIC’s Practicum Student Destany McDaniel
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Please Welcome EPIC’s Practicum Student Destany McDaniel

My name is Destany McDaniel and I am majoring in social work and minoring in criminal justice at Southeast Missouri University. I am from Hornersville MO, and moved to Cape Girardeau to attend school. I enjoy spending time with my friends, going to the movies, and reading. This is my last semester as a student and...

Save the Date!
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Save the Date!

Please join us for the third annual Off the Wall Live Auction and Art Benefit on April 22, 2016 at The Concourse.  There will be a private VIP/sponsor showing at 6pm and the doors will open for all at 6:30 with the live auction at 7:00. There is still time to donate a piece of...

January 21, 2016September 20, 2016by
Uptown Jackson Oktoberfest
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Uptown Jackson Oktoberfest

EPIC will be handing offering Steer Sober bottled water for donations at the 3rd annual Uptown Jackson Oktoberfest Saturday, October 10. This event is filled with live music, family-friendly activities, craft vendors, and authentic food and beer. There’s a Firetruck Parade starting at 10:30 am, kids’ activities like the children’s obstacle course, face painting, chalk art, pumpkin painting...

October 5, 2015September 20, 2016by
Committee Updates Fall 2015
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Committee Updates Fall 2015

Advocacy Committee The Advocacy Committee has been busy planning the October 20th Breakthrough Breakfast. Local DEA officer Matt Scheitlin will speak on heroin use in Cape Girardeau County. The event is sponsored by Southeast Missouri State University’s Office of Counseling and Disability Services and will be held at the Glenn Convocation Center at the River Campus. Invitations will be sent...

September 8, 2015September 20, 2016by
EPIC Volunteers Needed
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EPIC Volunteers Needed

EPIC has several upcoming events that need volunteers. November 29th Christmas Parade of Lights 5pm Volunteers will be walking the approximately 1.6 mile parade route. Well behaved dogs are welcome. Sign up information can be seen here. December 31st EPIC Glow 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run 4pm We are currently looking for people to sponsor...

September 8, 2015September 20, 2016by
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Letter from our Chair-Elect

My name is Molly Woeltje and I am so excited to take on the role as Chair of the EPIC Coalition. In my time working with EPIC I have seen just how much good that it does for the kids, dogs and adults alike in the community. I believe that by reaching kids at a...

September 8, 2015September 8, 2015by
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DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

EPIC has partnered with local police departments and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to host the 10th Prescription Drug Take Back Event. These events are a great way to safely dispose of unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs. DEA announced that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place September 26th from 10 am-2 pm. People may...

August 21, 2015September 29, 2015by
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EPIC Glow Run

Thanks to all who came out to the second annual EPIC Glow 5k!  We had 59 people register for this year’s race and more than doubled profits since last year!  This event is a lot of fun and a healthy option for New year’s Eve!  We hope it continues to grow!  Thank you all for...

July 7, 2015July 11, 2016by