Share Pictures of Your Drug-Free Life and Be a Winner
This year, Red Ribbon Week, the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation reaching millions of young people, runs from Oct. 23-31. The national, overall theme for 2014 is “Love yourself. Be drug free.” To highlight the amazing moments drug-free teens live everyday, the Cobb Alcohol Taskforce is…..
Public Safety Appreciation Continues at October General Meeting
The Cobb Alcohol Taskforce recognized law enforcement teams and partners at the CAT Coalition General Meeting on Oct. 14 in Marietta. CAT held the meeting following a week of activities for National Public Safety Appreciation Week. Kennesaw Chief of Police, Bill Westenberger, was this month’s guest speaker, covering the topic…..
CAT Youth Council Kicks Off School Year by Thanking Local Police Officers
In honor of the annual Public Safety Appreciation Week, members of the Cobb Alcohol Taskforce Youth Council delivered baked goods to Cobb County law enforcement agencies on Sunday and Monday. CAT wants to thank everyone who helped with the outreach of appreciation to the area’s police stations and precincts. This yearly…..
Social Host Ordinance Passed in City of Acworth
Multiple Cobb Alcohol Taskforce representatives attended the October 2nd Acworth City Council meeting and were pleased to see the Social Host Ordinance passage! Thank you to everyone who played a part in getting this ordinance passed in Acworth.
How can governments help reduce underage and youth binge drinking?
It takes an entire community to reduce underage and youth binge drinking. Elected and public officials assume an important leadership role within the community and have the unique ability to shape and influence healthy community alcohol norms. Laws and ordinances, such as the Social Host Ordinance, provide the framework for effective…..