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Sep 19 2013

JCYC members attend summer conferences

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2013-jcyc-conferences Jackson County students attended the Youth to Youth National Conference in Rogers, Oklahoma this summer. This camp concentrates on leadership and making good decisions. The students are members of Jackson County Youth Coalition and bring the message back to our community through activities funded by our Jackson County Communities that Cares Coalition. Pictured on […]

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Sep 19 2013

From the Sheriff’s Office

If you want to get alerts from the Sheriff’s Office regarding situations you should be aware of go to http://www.jasoks.org/ and go to the bottom of the page and click on Textcaster and complete the registration.

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Dec 31 2012

2012 Sticker Shock Campaign Activity

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On December 27th and 28th 35 youth and 6 adults participated in this years sticker shock campaign. Over 2000 bright yellow stickers warning adults that it is illegal and dangerous to provide alcohol to minors, were placed on alcohol packages in 13 retail stores in Jackson County. Youth in Jackson County report that minors that […]

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Oct 20 2009

What is Red Ribbon Week???

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Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug prevention campaign in the nation. It serves as a vehicle for communities and individuals to take a visual stand for the hopes and dreams of our children through a commitment to drug prevention and education and a personal commitment to live drug free lives with the ultimate goal […]

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Sep 23 2009

Kansas colleges get serious about binge drinking

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According to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 1,700 college age students die each year from excessive drinking whether it be from car accidents or alcohol poisoning. Read the entire article at the link below:

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Apr 29 2009

Toll Free Reporting Number

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Statewide toll-free number to report underage drinking:  1-866-MUST-B-21 This season when parties abound and youth are getting out-of-school, it is a time to be vigilant about underage drinking taking place.  If you suspect or know of an incident of underage drinking, call the toll-free number at 1-866-MUST-B-21 or (1-866-687-8221.)  Once you call, it will prompt […]

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Apr 28 2009

Risky Behavior on Your Computer

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Researchers say that half of teen MySpace sites include references to sex, drug use, or other high-risk behavior, with 41 percent of sites studied featuring drug-related information. MySpace and Internet Safety Resources: These few resources from various organizations may help you learn how to keep your children safe while using MySpace and the internet: Digital […]

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Apr 28 2009

Governor signs bill to help reduce underage drinking

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The last paragraph of a press release from Governor Sebelius’ office on April 13, 2009 reads: Concerning crime and punishment; relating to unlawfully hosting minors HB 2165 expands the crime of unlawfully hosting minors consuming alcohol to include recklessly permitting a person’s land, building, structure or room owned, occupied or procured by such person to […]

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Jan 07 2009

Thanks to all who helped with the Sticker Shock Campaign

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JCCTC members and CYC that covered Hoyt and Mayetta pictured above: Michelle Finnegan, Katie Petesch & Mel Meier Hilari Rose, Madison Hoover, Kira Vega, Abby Albright, Chelsea Hoolison, Luaren Hug Holton was covered by EMS, DCCCA, Holton Police Department and Holton Youth Thank you to the following businesses for participating: Calderwood Grocery – Hoyt Liquor […]

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Dec 09 2008

Sticker Shock Campaign

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jcctcc-sticker-for-sticker-shock-campaign.pdf “Project Sticker Shock” to Target Adults Who Provide Alcohol to Minors   Local coalition members will implement “Project Sticker Shock,” a community-led campaign to change adult attitudes about selling and providing alcohol to minors. This public awareness campaign will be taking place in stores in Jackson County this Holiday Season. The Jackson County Communities That Care Coalition […]

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