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MCSCC Meetings and Work Groups

Full coalition meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  We usually do not meet in July and December.

Our meetings alternate between the Tomah Police Department's Community Room (Tomah) and Sparta Area School District's Conference Center (Sparta).

(TSC = Traffic Safety Commission meeting)



January 8 -Sparta 

February 12 - Tomah (TSC)

March 12 - Sparta

April 9 - Tomah

May 14 - Sparta (TSC)

June 11 - Tomah


August 13 - Sparta (TSC)

September 10 - Tomah

October 8 - Sparta

November 12 - Tomah (TSC)

December - NO MEETING



Work Groups:

At this time, most work groups meet at Couleecap in Sparta (217 N. Black River Street)

Prescription Drug Work Group - typically meets the 1st or 2nd Monday of the month from 12:30 - 2:00 pm.  See below schedule for the year:

January 7

February 4

March 4

April 8

May 6

June 3

July - No Meeting unless decided we need one

August 5

September 9

October 7

November 4

December - No Meeting unless decided we need one


The Prescription Drugs Work Group will continue MCSCC programming pertaining to Prescription Drug issues in Monroe County. Some examples of work the Prescription Drug Work Group has done or will do are:

  • Conduct a review of pharmacy protocols regarding prescription drug sales within Monroe County
  • Engage community groups, veterinarians, dentists, realtors, health care providers, law enforcement, and other entities to promote medication abuse messages
  • Collaborate with pharmacists and health care providers to target outreach about storage and disposal
  • Promote existing disposal sites and consider new ways to collect medications and possible new permanent disposal site
  • Educate the community, including special populations, on preventing access to their medications in the home 


Alcohol Work Group - meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 9:30 - 11:00 am  and alternates between Couleecap in Sparta and the Tomah Police Department.

The Alcohol Work Group will continue MCSCC programming pertaining to Alcohol issues in Monroe County. Some examples of work the Alcohol Work Group has done or will do are:

  • Conduct policy reviews for alcohol sales and laws/ordinances within Monroe County and support and encourage changes toward a more positive alcohol environment
  • Educate parents and other adults on the dangers of underage drinking and importance of limiting youth access to alcohol through utilization of consistent alcohol-related messages & the Parents Who Host Lose The Most Campaign
  • Work with Law Enforcement to ensure that alcohol compliance checks and party patrols are being done on a regular basis
  • Support alcohol free alternatives for youth around prom and/or graduation





Operations Work Group - usually meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1:00 - 2:30 pm

The Operations work group will help coordinate the marketing, fundraising and membership components for the MCSCC. Some examples of work the Operations Work Group has done or will do are:

  • Help identify and/or make in person visits to prospective members to ensure participation of all 12 sectors of our community
  • Help to develop plans (i.e. – marketing or fundraising) to benefit the future of the coalition
  • Review Sustainability plan to ensure the continuation of projects the coalition is helping to get started within the county
  • Determine educational and training needs for MCSCC members and actively seek out opportunities to address those needs
  • Share what their business/agency is working on in prevention with coordinator to put on Facebook page, website and in newsletter
  • Utilize MCSCC’s new logo in all promotional material and articles 



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