Friday, June 11, 2010

YAH joins forces with parents to stop underage drinking

Hudson Star Observer (Hudson, WI) June 11:

"Most graduation parties have the same main ingredients. Relatives, friends, cake, gifts, cards, good food and, on occasion, a rented moon bounce. However, Amy Nowicki, a member of the Youth Action Hudson group, said alcohol is becoming more and more a part of grad parties and other summer events. 'We want to make people aware,' Nowicki said. 'Don’t host kids at your house even though you think it will be safer for them to drink there rather than somewhere else. It is still illegal.' Youth Action Hudson is teaming up with parents and local law enforcement to help people remember 'Parents Who Host Lose the Most: Don’t Be a Party to Teenage Drinking'. The goal of this campaign is to provide parents with precise information on the risk of underage drinking to teenagers’ health and the legal consequences of providing them with alcohol."
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