Friday, April 13, 2012

Wilton News Briefs: A Community Conversation, a new polling place and a former chief economic advisor to speak

Wilton Villager (Wilton, CT) April 12, 2012

"Parents, students and community members are invited to join the upcoming Community Conversation, entitled 'It's Time to Talk: Protecting our Youth from Substance Abuse,' which will occur on Wednesday, April 25, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Trackside Teen Center, located at 15 Station Road.
The conversation will begin with the results of recent surveys of Wilton youth and parents on underage drinking and other risky behaviors. This survey was a collaborative effort between the Wilton Task Force to Reduce Substance Abuse and Positive Directions. According to Colleen Fawcett, Task Force co-chair and Wilton Youth Services Coordinator, the survey shows 'there has been a reduction in underage drinking and substance use in some areas of our youth however we still have much work to do.'" Read More

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