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Community Power Night (Jan. 17)

MEDIA RELEASE

What: Community Power Night

When: Jan. 17 – 6-8 p.m. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

Where: Keaau High School cafeteria

Contact: Aaron Collins, 640-3404

The free event will feature a workshop to educate and empower teens to identify positive choices to prevent underage drinking and use of drugs. Big Island Substance Abuse Council will lead this informative and interactive workshop.

For parents, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will lead the “Power of Parent, It’s Your Influence” Workshop. This workshop will provide parents with information and resources to talk to their teens about alcohol and making good choices.

Native FM’s Gumby will emcee and the guest speaker is Louise Fincher, trauma nurse at Hilo Medical Center.

In addition the event will offer a keiki zone with fun games & activities, skit with MADD Man & Beer Man, performance by Center Stage Dance Studio, free dinner, and door prizes.

Enter for a chance to win a 2 night stay at the Hilton Waikoloa Village and a GoPro camera.

Thanks to the community partners: Big Island Substance Abuse Council (BISAC), Coalition for a Drug Free Hawaii, Hawaii Meth Project, Hilo Medical Center, HOPE Services Hawaii, Keaau High School, Ken’s Towing, Living Waters, MADD, Neighborhood Place of Puna, Men of Pa’a, Office of Council Member Greggor Ilagan, Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center, Youth With A Mission (YWAM).

Additional thanks: Hilton Waikoloa Village, Center Stage Dance Studio, HFS Federal Credit Union, Café 100, McDonalds, Island Princess.

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