April is National Alcohol Awareness Month.Throughout the month, the Taskforce and their Coalition partners will be engaged in activities throughout the county to promote legal and safe enjoyment of alcohol.
The General Meeting is set for Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 11:30am to 1pm at Ridgeview Institute, 3935 South Cobb Drive SE, Smyrna. Guests and speakers will include Cathy Wendholt-McDade, District Healthy Behaviors Director for Cobb & Douglas Public Health, a Taskforce Coaltion sector partner.
One effective way to address underage drinking is to train youth to serve as positive peer leaders and listeners. So we CAR is proud to partner with Cobb County School District (CCSD) to observe Sources of Strength Week at selected Cobb County schools during the week of April 14 – 18.
Alcohol awareness will be the backdrop when the CAT Youth Council holds it End of School Year Celebration on Saturday, April 26. Among the activities, the Youth Council’s Poster Contest winners will be announced and recognized.
CAT representatives will be on hand at the Village Green during the Spring Jonquil Festival in Smyrna on April 26 and 27. CAT is also planning to be involved in a number of other public event during the month– including the Cobb County Government Safety Education Block Party on Saturday, April 26 at 360 Six Flags Drive in Austell.
More information about dates, locations, and activity highlights will be shared via eNotices later this week and throughout the month.
(Source: Cobb Alcohol Taskforce)
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