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Red Ribbon Week Kick-Off

When: October 19, 2013 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Yuba City, CA
Organizer: Karen Compton
Summary: Red Ribbon Story & sign your Drug Free pledge, shake hands with mascots G.I. Johnny & Dandy the smokeless Dragon, scavenger hunt, do some low ropes, get dressed with an oxygen tank, play bean bag toss, & art contest “What’s YOUR Dream?”

Event Details

Description

The First Red Ribbon Week Kick-off will be offered as a FREE community event on October 19th at Yuba Sutter Mall. Pathways and Yuba Sutter Mall will be hosting this free event along with local Prevention organizations, to bring awareness to the community about the reason for the Red Ribbon Week and encourage our community to be Drug Free, and help keep drugs off our streets and out of our schools. Free activities and give-a-ways will be offered by the following Prevention Organizations: California National Guard Counterdrug Program Drug Demand Reduction (DDR) Program will bring G. I. Jonny to visit with the kids and offer low ropes activities fun for the whole family. Rideout Cancer Center’s activity will be getting dressed with an oxygen tank for Smoking awareness. Youth from the Substance Abuse Steering Coalition will conduct an exciting Scavenger Hunt, Yuba Sutter Regional Arts Council is partnering with us also to conduct a drug prevention Art Contest entitled. “What is your Dream?” they are providing all the art supplies so you can create your art at the event. “Dandy the Smokeless Dragon”, Yuba County Health Department’s mascot will be available to shake hands with your youngster and include an activity around Second Hand smoke. Pathways will have Red Ribbons and a community Drug Free Pledge to sign. This very special community safety event to Kick Off Red Ribbon Week will be offered from 10:00am to 4:00pm near the Candy Tyme store and food court. The Free Shred Event for Prescription labels and leafelets on October 12th will precede this free community safety event to Kick off Red Ribbon Week. For more information, contact Karen Compton through email at karen@yspathways.net or see the event listing on Pathways facebook page https://www.facebook.com/yubasutter.pathways

Address

Yuba Sutter Mall

1215 Colusa Ave.

Yuba City, CA 95991

Directions

From Hwy 99
1. Soutbound to Yuba City--Turn Left at the traffic light at Colusa Hwy. Turn Left at the first turn into the Yuba Sutter Mall. Continue Left around the mall to Ross Store and the food court entrance. Red Ribbon Week Kick-Off is directly inside.

2. Northbound to Yuba City --Turn Right at the traffic light at Colusa Hwy. Turn Left at the first turn into the Yuba Sutter Mall. Continue Left around the mall to Ross Store and the food court entrance. Red Ribbon Week Kick-Off is directly inside.


From Colusa Ave/Hwy 20:
1. Eastbound toward Yuba City/Marysville--Cross Hwy 99 and turn Left at the first turn into the Yuba Sutter Mall. Continue Left around the mall to Ross Store and the food court entrance. Red Ribbon Week Kick-Off is directly inside.

2. Westbound from Marysville to Yuba City--Turn Right at the first turn into the Yuba Sutter Mall. Continue Left around the mall to Ross Store and the food court entrance. Red Ribbon Week Kick-Off is directly inside.

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Red Ribbon Week Kick-Off

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