Addiction seminar canceled due to threat


The Montcalm Drug and Alcohol Recovery Community, consisting of community volunteers and more than 15 agencies, were planning to host its yearly symposium — “The Up-Side of Recovery” — at Montcalm Community College (MCC) on Aug. 28.

However, according to a press release from Recovery & Integrated Services of Care (RISC) member John Kroneck, one week before the symposium was to be held, an individual met with the of MCC  President Stacy Young and delivered a veiled threat of violence in which he and others were planning a “protest” of the symposium.