Talbot Partnership invites its friends and partners to participate in its Annual Planning Retreat on Wednesday, October 15 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship At Easton at 7401 Ocean Gateway. This year’s retreat, “Partnering for a Brighter Future,” will begin at 8 a.m. with a special presentation on what works with prevention, along with an update on the Blue Ribbon Commission Oversight Committee. At 9 a.m., a planning session on community building will be led by Christine Clarke of Shore Health System, addressing how Talbot Partnership can develop stronger partnerships while promoting education and early intervention to prevent substance abuse in our community. A continental breakfast will be served. Advance registration is encouraged by October 8 to 410-819-8067 or firstname.lastname@example.org.