Alcohol Awareness Week - April 25-30, 2011
       
  Please Visit The Human Service Committee's
           Alcohol Awareness Table at the
                   Cheshire  Chamber's
                      10th ANNUAL
         HOME, GARDEN & BUSINESS  EXPO 
                April 30, 2011 9 am - 2 pm
   
     Community Night with Speaker  Ryan Tapp
         2006 Cheshire High School Graduate

From a near death experience to months of rehabilitation and more,
Ryan will be sharing his battle back from a serious Traumatic Brain Injury, a direct result of driving while intoxicated. Ryan's story will touch your heart and make the dangers of drinking and driving very real.

                              April 27, 2011
                                  7:00 pm
             Cheshire Town Council Chambers
                
Focus your creation on Underage Drinking
Logo should be submitted on 8 x 11 paper to                            be reproduced in single color
Slogans should be 10 words or less
     Submit your design to the Main office by
          WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011
Please remember to have your parent sign the release form on the back of this flier and attach it to your submission.
         Winners will be notified April 1, 2011

Other Activities/Events TBA
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Winning Logo Created By:
Arati Rajeevan - Grade 8
Winning Slogan Created By:
Angela Chiaravalloti - Grade 8
Pictured: The winners of the Dodd Middle School 5th annual Alcohol Awareness Logo/Slogan Contest; Slogan winner, Angela Chiaravalloti, grade 8, Dodd Principal, Jeff Solan and Logo winner, Arati Rajeevan, grade  8.
The winners were announced on March 8th at Dodd Middle School. They were each awarded with a $50.00 Meriden Mall gift certificate.
The students designs will be used to promote Alcohol Awareness and the Prevention of Underage Drinking during Cheshire's Alcohol Awareness Week - April 25-30, 2011.
More than 20 entries were received this year.
All of the entries submitted will be displayed in the Town Hall Lobby during Alcohol Awareness Week.
2011 Honorable Mentions
Honorable Mention Logo: Created By
Amber Pasha Grade 8

Honorable Mention Logo/Slogan: Created By
Shamma Ahmmad Grade 8
Press Release:
The Cheshire Human Services Committee is happy to announce Cheshire’s 5th Annual Alcohol Awareness Week,
April 24th – 30th, 2011.  The week is a way for the Cheshire community to recognize the importance of encouraging youth not to participate in underage drinking. 

Each year, the committee hosts a logo an slogan contest at Dodd Middle School.  The winning logo was designed by Arati Rajeevan, 8th grade.  The winning slogan was designed by Angela Chiavalloti, grade 8.  Both the logo and the slogan were placed on promotional bags that will be distributed in town during the week at area merchants.  The slogan was placed on pencils distributed at Dodd Middle School and in town.  All entries will be displayed at Town Hall. 

On April 27, 2011, Ryan Tapp will be making a community presentation in Council Chambers at 7pm.  Mr. Tapp is a 2006 graduate of Cheshire High School.  From a near death experience to months of rehabilitation and more, Ryan will be sharing his battle back from a serious Traumatic Brain Injury, a direct result of driving while intoxicated. Ryan's story will touch your heart and make the dangers of drinking and driving very real.

Cheshire High School SADD students will be distributing brown bags with safe driving messages to local package stores.  The bags were made as part of a SADD activity at B-1Day.  For more information please contact SADD advisor: Kim Vesper kvesper@cheshirect.org
For more information on Alcohol Awareness Week please contact: Human Services Chair Meredith Sturges at 272-0205, Slyma48@yahoo.com , Michelle Piccerillo, Youth and Social Services Department – 271-6690 or visit  www.CheshireCares.org

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Cheshire Herald: Tapp To Speak Tonight As Part Of Alcohol Awareness Week