Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Brookfield celebrates Red Ribbon campaign

News Times (Brookfield, CT) October 25, 2011

"Police Chief Robin Montgomery wants to see a lot of red shoes, red scarves, red hats and even red lipstick around town. He wants to see red, not just because it's his favorite color, but because of its message.
Brookfield is one of many towns across the nation participating in the Red Ribbon Campaign this week, a visible public stand against abuse of alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs.
After federal Drug Enforcement Administration agent Kiki Cameron was murdered by drug traffickers in 1985, Congress started the National Red Ribbon Week campaign as a way to increase community awareness of the need for early and continued abuse prevention efforts, according to a news release from the Brookfield Substance Abuse Coalition." Read more

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