Monday, June 14, 2010

Campaign vs. underage drinking continues

Record Journal (Meriden, CT) June 12:

"Police and health professionals say there has been a slight decline in underage drinking over the past year, but local organizations aren't about to slow down their efforts anytime soon. The city will soon implement a strategy to decrease drinking among teenagers thanks to a $75,000 grant awarded to Meriden through the federal 'Partnership for Success' program, and local organizations will be aiming to raise awareness over risk factors, enhance enforcement and create a cultural change. 'Meriden was fortunate to be one of 23 communities in Connecticut to receive money for this, and we will work to continue progress made in recent years,' said Sheryl Sprague, prevention manager at the Rushford Center"
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