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									                    Know! Calendar of Events
                        Archives 2001
March 2001
Parenting Awareness Month

This awareness campaign celebrates the people who raise our children and help them achieve
healthy, happy lives. It also draws attention to effective parenting, development of parenting
skills, and assists in the development of parent networks throughout the nation.

Contact: Parenting Awareness Month Regional Headquarters (Michigan) 517-882-9955

Youth Art Month

Using art and the humanities in prevention, teachers, parents and youth workers can create
opportunities that foster resiliency and promote healthy development

Contact: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention or
       The National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information 1-800-729-6686
       www.health.org/features/artprevent/index.htm

Safe Spring Break Month

Drug and alcohol related deaths and injuries among college students always increase between
March and April, when many students are on spring break. Join efforts to promote a healthy and
responsible enjoyment of this vacation time.

Contact: Bacchus and Gamma at www.bacchusgamma.org

National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week - March 18-24

This annual media-based, community level campaign is designed to increase understanding
about the use and risks associated with inhalant involvement

Contact: National Inhalant Prevention Coalition at 1-800-269-4237 or www.inhalants.org

Daffodil Days - March 19-23

This week-long project to sell daffodils, ―the flower of hope‖. Funds support cancer research,
prevention and early detection programs and patient support services.

Location: American Cancer Society, 900 Michigan Avenue
Contact: Stephanie Slone at 228-8466
Know! Campaign Kickoff - March 20, Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.

This is the kickoff event for the Know! Campaign being sponsored by the United Way of Central
Ohio and the Columbus Medical Association Foundation.

Location: Nationwide Plaza Three, Atrium
Contact: Kristen Rudisill at 341-6439 or www.helpthemknow.com

Cookie Box Creations - March 23-April 1, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Competition challenging area architects, engineers and designers to turn empty cookie boxes into
stupendous structures. A reception and silent auction concludes the event to support local girl
scouts.

Location: Worthington Mall
Contact: Girl Scouts Seal of Ohio Council, Jennifer Schehl at 487-8101 ext. 818

Know! Upper Arlington Kickoff - March 26, Monday, 6:00 p.m.

This is the kickoff event for the Know! pilot program in Upper Arlington. Know! is sponsored
by the United Way of Central Ohio and the Columbus Medical Association Foundation.

Location: City of Upper Arlington Municipal Services Center
Contact: Kristen Rudisill at 341-6439 or www.helpthemknow.com

Junior Teen Institute Bowling Party - March 26, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

This is an alcohol and drug-free fun event for grades 6-8. The fee is $5.00

Location: Hillcrest Bowling Lanes
Contact: Junior Teen Institute, Kim Foley at 464-0191

Humanitarian of the Year Luncheon - March 27

This event is to raise funds to support the American Red Cross services in Greater Columbus.

Location: Hyatt Regency Ballroom, 500 N. High Street
Contact: American Red Cross of Greater Columbus, Michele Bruce at 253-2740 ext. 2318

The Buckeye Film Festival - March 28

This event is a festival of local and youth made films, many on social issue and prevention
related topics.
Location: AMC Theaters 30 at Easton
Contact: The Buckeye Ranch, Ann Reynolds at 539-6667

Whitney M. Young Service Awards Dinner - March 29

This event is a fundraiser to provide assistance to urban scouting programs in Greater Columbus.

Location: Villa Milano
Contact: Boy Scouts of America, Andy Patterson at 436-7200

Women of Promise - March 29

This event features silent and live auctions, hors d’ oeuvres, recognition of outstanding graduate
and corporate sponsors. This is fundraising event for the Center for New Directions.

Location: Columbus Museum of Art
Contact: Center for New Directions, Dana Wilkie at 287-5331

TRIBES Training - March 1-24, Tuesdays 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Desiree Larrabee of Columbus Public Schools will train school personnel in using the classroom
process that fosters cooperative learning and social development among students.

Location: 1900 E. Dublin-Granville Road
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium at 292-8707

Prevention in the Classroom - March 26-June 7, Wednesdays, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

This course will provide a comprehensive prevention foundation for school personnel.
Participants will gain knowledge of violence, alcohol, and drug prevention and learn about
appropriate resources for students and parents. Presented by GeorgiAnn Diniaco, Ph.D. and Tim
Conrad Ph.D.

Location: To be announced
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium at 292-8707

Prevention in the Classroom - Wednesdays, March 28 - June 6, 4:40-7:30 p.m.

Health care providers and educators will become aware of the biological, physiological and
psychological risk factors as they relate to the ability of students to be successful in the academic
setting.

Location: 1929 Kenny Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, Betty Searcy at 292-8852
April 2001

Alcohol Awareness Month - April 1-30

This national campaign calls for communities across the country to participate in this grassroots
effort to recognize and encourage teen efforts to remain free of alcohol and drugs.

Location: Various
Contact: National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (National), 212-645-1690 Fax
         Prevention Council of Central Ohio (Local), Matthew Roberts at 464-0191
         Ohio Prevention Education Resource Center (Local), Maggie Osborne at 540-9985

Kick Butts Day - April 4

On April 4, tens of thousands of kids and adults will unite on Kick Butts Day-the largest, youth-
led anti-tobacco initiative in the country. Stand up with young people who are leading the fight
against youth tobacco use. Local events will be held throughout Franklin County communities.

Location: To be determined
Contact: Tobacco Free Collaborative, Guy Smalley at 240-7420 or gsmalley.cmaf-ohio.org

National Alcohol Screening Day - April 5

National Alcohol Screening Day is held during Alcohol Awareness Month. This awareness
program addresses a range of drinking behaviors from risky drinking to alcohol dependence.

Location: Various
Contact: Prevention Council of Central Ohio, Matthew Roberts at 464-0191 (Local)
         Ohio Prevention Education Resource Center, Maggie Osborne at 540-9990 (Local)
         Screening for Mental Health at (781) 239-0071 (National)
         www.mentalhealthscreening.org

Parents Who Host Lose the Most Kickoff - April 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

This is the kickoff event for the ―Parents Who Host Lose the Most‖ statewide awareness
campaign. This campaign targets parents in order to educate them about the legal ramifications
and safety risks of serving alcohol to teens.

Location: The Ohio Statehouse Atrium
Contact: Ohio Parents for Drug-Free Youth, Holly Zweizig at 540-9985
Turn Around Columbus - April 5

This event celebrates the successes of youth who have overcome challenges of mental illness,
substance abuse, or other difficulties.

Location: River Club
Contact: Huckleberry House, Janet Berg at 294-8097

United Way Annual Meeting & Caring Report - April 6, 8:00 a.m.

This event delivers the Community Caring Report to Central Ohio and recognizes volunteers that
have made a difference in Central Ohio.

Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel at 350 N. High Street
Contact: United Way of Central Ohio, Christine Adams at 227-8705

Spread the Spirit Lock-in - April 6, 10:30 pm-6:00 a.m.

This will be a fun evening for middle school students (grade 6-8). The event promotes and
supports drug-free fun and gives students a chance to get acquainted with other Franklin County
youth. Activities include speakers, small group activities, miniature golf, video games, laser tag,
pizza/pop, and donuts and juice. Go-karts and bumper boats will be open weather permitting.
There will be a fee.

Location: Polaris Magic Mountain
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium for location and registration information at
292-8707

Drug-Free! The Winners’ Choice - Spread the Spirit Lock-In - April 6, 10:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.
April 7

This event promotes and supports your child’s drug-free lifestyle choice.

Location: Magic Mountain Family Fun Center – Polaris Location, 8350 Lyra Drive
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, Kathy Windau at 292-8719

Alcohol Free Weekend - April 6-8

This initiative is one activity associated with Alcohol Awareness Month.

Location: Various
Contact: Prevention Council of Central Ohio, Matthew Roberts at 464-0191
Franklin County Teen Institute Leadership Retreat - April 6-8

This is a three-day countywide leadership training for high school youth interested in being drug-
free leaders. Workshops teach students leadership skills and how to be alcohol and drug-free role
models for their school and community. Fee is $55.00.

Location: Greenwood Lake Camp in Delaware, Ohio
Contact: Franklin County Teen Institute, Jodi Steele at 464-0191.

Middle School Family Workshops - April 7,14, 21, 8-12 p.m.

These are workshops specifically geared for middle school students and their families who may
have violated their school’s code of conduct. The goal is help students realize the impact of their
behavior on the lives of others and their own well being.

Location: Various
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium for location and registration information at
292-8707

Wellness Symposium 2001: Understanding Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Issues in
Minority Communities - April 13

This program will take an in-depth look at substance abuse issues in minority communities.
Representatives from African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian groups will lead
discussion on these issues. This event is an excellent training for volunteers and staff on the
issues of substance abuse prevention in minority communities. No Cost

Location: Ohio State University-Younkin Success Center, Room 150
Contact: OSU Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Anthereca Lane at 292-4527 or
lane.152@osu.edu.

National DARE Day - April 13

This day commemorates the founding of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program,
founded in 1983, which gives children in grades K-12 the skills they need to avoid involvement
in drugs, gangs, and violence.

Location: Various
Contact: Local schools and police departments throughout Franklin County or
www.dare.com
Camp City Year - April 16-20

This camp event provides elementary school children with a week of activities to build
confidence, learn team building, and create a sense of community.

Location: Linden-McKinley High School
Contact: City Year Columbus, Barbara Brysen at 224-9569 ext. 228

When Employees Bring Their Addictions to Work - April 17, 8:30-5:00 p.m.

This conference for businesses looks at how companies and employers can help workers with
addictions and related problems. A session of a larger all day conference, this presentation is a
must for any company who wants to help troubled employees. There is a fee for this event.

Location: Ross Auditorium, Franklin University
Contact: Mental health Association of Franklin County, Shelly Kiser at 221-1441

Magic-Mountain Lock-in - April 21-22

This is a overnight drug-free fun event for high school youth at the Polaris Magic Mountain.

Location: Polaris Magic Mountain
Contact: Franklin County Teen Institute, Jodi Steele at 464-0191

High School Saturday Family Workshops - April 21, 28, May 5, 8-12 p.m.

These are workshops specifically geared for high school students and their families who may
have violated their school’s alcohol or drug policy. The goal is help students realize the impact
of their behavior and take positive action.

Location: Various
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium for location and registration information at
292-8707

H.A.B.I.T. - April 21, 8:30-11:00 a.m.

These are workshops specifically geared for middle and high school students who have violated
their school’s tobacco use policy. This workshop encourages middle and high school students to
adopt a tobacco-free life.

Location: Various
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium for location and registration information at
292-8707
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK IS APRIL 21 - 28

National Youth Service Day - April 21, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

FIRSTLINK, the FIRSTLINK Youth Volunteer Corps, Ohio Youth Action Council and Keep
Columbus Beautiful will be participating in a community beautification project.

Location: South Side Settlement House, 310 Innis Avenue
Contact: Laura Raine, (614) 221-6766 ext. 168, or yvc@firstlink.org

National Volunteer Week – Columbus Clippers Game - Friday, April 27

The Columbus Clippers are proud to sponsor National Volunteer Week for the fourth year in a
row! They have generously donated 10,000 free tickets for local volunteers and their families.
Requests for tickets must be received by April 13, 2001.

International Year of the Volunteer – The COLUMBUS CREW

The Columbus Crew is recognizing volunteers during the International Year of the Volunteer.
They are selling discounted tickets to corporations and agencies to recognize their volunteers. At
three of those games, there will be a ―Volunteer Opportunities Ball‖ where agencies may
recruit volunteers. Twenty-five agencies will be represented at each of the three games.

Location: Columbus Crew Stadium (Approx. I-71 at 17th)
Contact: Micah Dickerson, Group Account Manager at 447-4177

Also:
Volunteer Opportunities Ball
If your agency would like to participate in the ―Volunteer Opportunities Ball‖ Contact Katie
Poling. For $35 your agency will get two tickets to the game and table space at the ―Ball‖. If
you’ve registered for the Human Race, it’s FREE!

Contact: Katie Poling, Marketing and Promotions Specialist at 221-6766 ext. 121.

Columbus Museum of Art

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, the Columbus Museum of Art will provide free
admission with valid volunteer identification.
SAVE Awards For Nonviolence, April 26, 6:00 p.m.

This awards ceremony celebrates the violence, alcohol, and drug free achievements of local
young people.

Location: The Palace Theatre
Contact: Strategies Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE), Christine Dechicco at 228-5400

ADAPAO Effective Prevention Practitioner Conference - April 30-May 3

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Ohio (ADAPAO) is sponsoring a four
day conference for new prevention professionals and volunteers.

Location: To Be Announced
Contact: Ohio Parents for Drug-Free Youth, Jim Ryan at 421-9389 or ADAPAOConf@aol.com


May

Safe Senior Week/Graduation - May 1-19

Contact Bacchus & Gamma to get information on organizing prevention events for your
community related to local graduations and senior weeks.

Location: Various
Contact: Bacchus & Gamma at www.bacchusgamma.org

All Star Salute - May 4

This fundraiser recognizes outstanding high school students and raises money for student
prevention and counseling activities.

Location: OSU Fawcett Center
Contact: Northwest Counseling Services, Kay Sims at 457-7876

WOW Family Fun Center Lock-in - May 5, 8:00-11:00 p.m.

This is a full evening roller-skating for middle school youth (grades 6-8) at the WOW Family
Fun Center skating rink.

Location: WOW Family Fun Center
Contact: Junior Teen Institute, Kim Foley at 464-0191
H.A.B.I.T. - May 5, 8:30-11:00 a.m.

These are workshops specifically geared for middle and high school students who have violated
their school’s tobacco use policy. This workshop encourages middle and high school students to
adopt a tobacco-free life.

Location: Various
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium for location and registration information at
292-8707

High School Saturday Family Workshops - May 5, 12, 19, 26, 8-12 p.m.

These are workshops specifically geared for high school students and their families who may
have violated their school’s alcohol or drug policy. The goal is help students realize the impact
of their behavior and take positive action.

Location: Various
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium for location and registration information at
292-8707

Middle School Family Workshops - May 5, 12, 19, 8-12 p.m.

These are workshops specifically geared for middle school students and their families who may
have violated their school’s code of conduct. The goal is help students realize the impact of their
behavior on the lives of others and their own well being.

Location: Various
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium for location and registration information at
292-8707

Teen Institute Bowling Party - May 6, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

This is an alcohol and drug-free fun event for high-school youth.

Location: Palace Bowling Lanes
Contact: Franklin County Teen Institute, Jodi Steele at 464-0191

State of the Child Luncheon - May 8

This event is to raise funds for prevention and outreach events for children ages 8 -18.

Location: Hyatt Regency
Contact: Directions for Youth, Nikki Selden at 294-2661 or nikkis@directionsforyouth.org
Relay for Life - May 11-12

Noncompetitive team event where teams walk or run relay style then camp out Luminary
Ceremony to remember those who are fighting various cancers-including cancers caused by
tobacco and alcohol use. Benefits go towards prevention, advocacy and research.

Location: Dublin Willard-Grizzell Middle School
Contact: American Cancer Society, Michelle Basile-Gerdeman at 324-5317 or
         mbasile@cancer.org

National Alcohol and Other Drug Related Birth Defects Week - May 13-19

The most common debilitating effect of drug use by pregnant women is Fetal Alcohol
Syndrome. This campaign is dedicated to raising awareness of the effects of alcohol and other
drug use by pregnant women on their babies.

Location: Various
Contact: Prevention Council of Central Ohio, Matthew Roberts at 464-0191
         Ohio Prevention Education Resource Center, Maggie Osborne at 540-9990
         www.co.kent.mi.us/pressrel/pr_050999.htm

IMPACT Safety Programs: Children’s Personal Safety Workshop - May 19,
10:00-12:00 p.m.

This is a two-hour safety workshop for children ages 9-12. Youth will learn safety tips, ways to
de-escalate violence and confrontation, how to stay safe, and how to respond when words don’t
work in a conflict situation. Fee is $5.00

Location: Ohio Dominican College, Alumni Hall
Contact: IMPACT Safety Programs, Becky Kilzer at 238-0450

Maryhaven Homecoming - May 19

Live band and outdoor celebration of people and their families who are in recovery from alcohol
and drug problems. This event is held in conjunction with a Cultural Arts Fair.

Location: Maryhaven, 1791 Alum Creek Drive
Contact: Jan Cathey at 324-5471

19th Annual Moon When The Ponies Shed Powwow - May 26-28

Educational opportunity featuring Native American dancing, music, arts, crafts, and food.

Location: Fort Hayes Educational Center, 540 Jack Gibbs Blvd.
Contact: Native American Indian Center, Mark or Carol Welsh at 443-6120
World No Tobacco Day, May 31

World No Tobacco Day aims to raise awareness of and counter global marketing practices of the
tobacco industry which lure customer, especially young people, through sponsorship, advertising
and glamorization of tobacco in films, music, art etc.

Location: Various
Contact: Tobacco Free Collaborative, Guy Smalley at 240-7420 or gsmalley.cmaf-ohio.org
         (Local) or www.who.org (International)


June
Fireworks Safety Month (through July 4)

National Safety Month

National Sobriety Checkpoint Week – June 30 - July 4

Prevention in the Classroom, June 25 – June 29, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Health care providers and educators will become aware of the biological, physiological and
psychological risk factors as they relate to the ability of students to be successful in the academic
setting.

Location: To be announced
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, Betty Searcy at 292-8852


Capital Pride Festival – June

This celebration includes a broad variety of cultural, athletic, political, community service, and
entertainment activities representing the interests of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and
Transgendered Community and Friends.

Contact: http://www.capitalpride.org/


Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism – June 1-30

PCAA sponsors this month to encourage pharmacists, healthcare professionals, and consumers to
better educate and counsel the public on alcoholism and other substance abuse illnesses.

Contact: http://www.ppsing.org/
Starry, Starry Night – June 9

Major fund-raiser to benefit the Starfish Annual Fund, which strives to recognize, inform and
increase the number of City Year contributors. Sponsored by City Year Columbus.

Location: Home of Tanny Crane and John Wolff
Contact: Barbara Brysen, (614) 224-9569 ext. 228


Personality Disorders Professional Conference and Community Program - June 14

Conference for mental health professionals with evening program for public on personality
disorders. Sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Franklin County.

Location: Columbus State Community College
Contact: Shelly Kiser, (614) 221-1441


Festival Latino – June 15-16

Celebration of Latin culture.

Location: Bicentennial Park and Civic Center Drive.
Contact: Stephanie Hunt, (614) 645-3032

Relay for Life – June 15 – 16

Noncompetitive team even, participants walk or run relay style, then camp out. Luminary
Ceremony held at dusk to honor those fighting cancer and those who have lost their fight.
Benefits patient support, cancer control, advocacy and cancer research programs.

       Gahanna
       Location: Gahanna Middle School West.
       Contact: Michelle Basile-Gerdeman, (614) 324-5317

       Grove City
       Location: Grove City High School
       Contact: Chris Vargo, (614) 228-8466 ext. 112

       Hilliard
       Location: Hilliard Davidson High School
       Contact: Chris Vargo, (614) 228-8466 ext. 112

       American Cancer Society, June 22-23
       Location: Westerville North High School
       Contact: Sandy Wilcox, (614) 718-4476
Bouncing Back II – June 15, 4:00 – 10:00 p.m., June 16, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fee: $198 Ashland or $77 CEU plus $10 materials fee.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

19th Annual Netcare Foundation Golf Tournament – June 18

Raise funds to support Netcare Corp., a 24-hour crisis and assessment agency for people
experiencing mental illness or alcohol/drug addiction.

Location: Lakes Golf and Country Club
Contact: Laurie Zinn, (614) 278-0109

Junior Teen Institute - June 16

Junior Teen Institute/Teen Institute 8 th Grade Graduation Party. No cost.

Location: To Be Announced
Contact: Jodi Steele, Teen Institute, Prevention Council of Central Ohio (614) 464-0191

Camp Otonwe – June 18-22, or June 25 - 29

Summer day camp program. Sponsored by Camp Fire Boys and Girls Central Ohio Council.

Location: Camp Agape, Johnstown
Contact: Kim Colliton, (614) 755-2470

Second Step Training – June - Date to be determined, 8:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Teen Institute - June 22

Teen Institute Cedar Point Trip. Meet at United Way.

Cost: To Be Announced.
Contact: Jodi Steele, Teen Institute, Prevention Council of Central Ohio (614) 464-0191


Urban Golf Classic – June 25

To fund urban scouting programs.

Location: Medallion Country Club
Contact: Wayne Pancoast (614) 436-7200 ext. 220
Prevention in the Classroom, June 25 – June 29, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Health care providers and educators will become aware of the biological, physiological and
psychological risk factors as they relate to the ability of students to be successful in the academic
setting.

Location: To be announced
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, Betty Searcy at 292-8852


July
Corn Maze – July – October

Educational, recreational event.

Location: Franklin Part Conservatory, 1777 E. Broad Street, Columbus.
Contact: Barb Jenks Triffen, (614) 645-5922

Red, White & Fun – July 3

Fund raiser, Sponsored by the Cultural Arts Center.

Location: 139 W. Main Street.
Contact: Linda Lorenz, (614), 645-6968

12th Annual Human Race — July 15, 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

We are taking ―one step…(for) a thousand reasons‖ towards helping raise funds for nonprofit
organizations in Central Ohio.

Location: Downtown Columbus
Contact: FirstLink, Katie Poling at 221-6766, Ext. 121


August
Organize Your Life, August 1 – 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Would you like more energy in your personal and professional life so that you feel like you are
actually getting things done? This discussion is a must for everyone whose daily life is a little
crazy and out of balance. It will revel your habits and show you how to arrange your priorities
through a goal-setting process.

Location: FIRSTLINK training room on the lower level, 370 S. 5 th St., Columbus
Contact: William S. McCulley, (614) 221-6766 ext. 123.

American Red Cross Golf Classic – August 6
Fund raiser to support American Red Cross services in Greater Columbus.

Location: OSU Scarlet and Gray golf courses.
Contact: Michele Bruce (614) 253-2740 ext. 2318

How to do a Bulk Mailing The Right Way – August 7, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
With Donna Jarvis-Miller and Jeannette Ross ($10.00 per person)
As you know, a bulk mailing can save your organization lot of money. The reality is that not
many people truly know how to do it according to the current post office regulations. This
session will cover all the correct steps for a successful bulk mailing.

Location: FIRSTLINK training room on the lower level, 370 S. 5 th St., Columbus.
Contact: William S. McCulley, (614) 221-6766 ext. 123

National Night Out – August 7
A unique crime/drug prevention community event sponsored by the National Association of
Town Watch (NATW). National Night Out has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and
enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our
fight for a safer nation.

Contact: http://www.natw.org

Babe Zaharias Golf Classic – August 13-14
Women’s premier 18-hole golf tournament to raise funds for cancer research, prevention and
early detection education, patient support services and advocacy efforts.

Location: Country Club at Muirfield Village.
Contact: Deirdre De Weese, (614) 228-8466

American Heart Walk – August 18
Raise funds to support research and education programs while increasing awareness of
cardiovascular diseases and promoting physical fitness.

Location: to be announced.
Contact: Amy Brown, (614) 848-6676, 1-800-282-0291

Teen Women’s Workshop – August 19, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Gain confidence in the verbal skills necessary to deter violence. This workshop allows you to
practice and integrate full force techniques with a specially trained, fully padded instructor.

Location: To be announced
Contact: IMPACT Safety Programs (614) 238-0405
Teen Institute Cookout – Friday, August 24
Location: To be announced
Contact: Jodi Steele, Teen Institute, The Prevention Council of Central Ohio, 464-0191

Developmental Asset Building Workshop for Educators – August – (TBD)
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707


September
Baby Safety Month

Children Helping in Prevention (C.H.I.P) After-school program.
Begins in September. For more information call Donovan or Jamie at The Prevention Council of
Central Ohio, 755-9105 ext.207.

Making of a Mentor
This introductory course provides an opportunity to explore the role and tasks of the mentor.
This course is appropriate for both new mentors and those who have already been matched to a
mentee.

Tuesday, September 4 @ Big Brothers Big Sisters 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 12 @ FIRSTLINK               6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 20 @ Big Brothers Big Sisters 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 25 @ FIRSTLINK                 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Locations:
       Big Brothers Big Sisters, 1855 E. Dublin-Granville Road 839-2447
       FIRSTLINK, 370 S. Fifth Street, 221-6766 or 233-6368
       Directions for Youth, 1515 Indianola Ave., 294-2661
Contact: Stephanie Hughes, 233-6368

Mentor Orientation & Background Checks
Mentoring volunteers who have not yet selected a program should attend an orientation session
and complete their background checks. These orientations are:

Wednesday, September 12 @ FIRSTLINK                 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 25 @ FIRSTLINK                   6:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Relationship Building Sessions:
Monday, September 10 @ FIRSTLINK                    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Locations:
       Big Brothers Big Sisters, 1855 E. Dublin-Granville Road 839-2447
       FIRSTLINK, 370 S. Fifth Street, 221-6766 or 233-6368
       Directions for Youth, 1515 Indianola Ave., 294-2661

Contact: The Mentoring Center of Central Ohio, Stephanie Hughes, 233-6368 or Marilyn
Pritchett, 839-2447

National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month – September 1-30
This effort is aimed at highlighting the benefits to be gained from corporate and small business
workplace substance abuse referral programs, and to help raise awareness about the importance
of supporting access to substance abuse treatment programs in the workplace.

Contact: http://www.health.org/initiatives/recoveryfamily/index.htm

Youth –To-Youth: Youth Advisory Board – Held Every Wednesday Throughout the Fall
6-8 p.m.
For youth interested in participating in and advising drug-free clubs around Franklin County.
Location: Youth to Youth Headquarters, 700 Bryden Road
Contact: Tom Reither, 224-4506 ext. 148


National Storyteller of the Year Contest – September 1
Promote storytelling locally and nationally. Sponsored by the Creative Arts Institute and the
Columbus Storytellers’ Guild.

Location: Lion’s Club Sweet Corn Festival, Millersport.
Contact: Donna Foster, (614) 759-9407

19th Labor Day Weekend Powwow – September 1-3
Educational opportunity for public, features Native American dancing, music, arts, crafts, foods.

Location: Heiman Haus, Route 104, Grove City.
Contact: Mark Welsh, Carol Welsh, (614) 443-6120

Rally for Recovery – September 5, Noon-1 p.m.
(Coincides w/National and Ohio Alcohol & Addiction Recovery Month)
Location: Statehouse Lawn
Contact: Stacy Frohnapfel, 728-5090, Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Services

Getting on the Same Page: What IS Prevention? – September 6, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
With Rick Kritzer & Allison Sharer. $10 (includes box lunch) Registration deadline: August 31
Ask 10 people and get 10 different answers. This workshop will examine how the field is
defining itself, and differentiate AOD prevention from other human service activities. The
workshop will include discussion of challenges facing the field. It will provide a framework for
better understanding/implementing the draft Prevention Program Standards, and be especially
useful for funders, directors, counselors and people new to the field of prevention.
Location: 333 W. Town St., Columbus Health Department, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention
Program

Franklin County Teen Institute, Welcome to High School Picnic – September7
Contact: Jodi Steele & Michelle McKarn at The Prevention Council of Central Ohio, 755-9105
ext.208

High School Saturday Family Workshops – September 8,15, 22, 29, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
For location and registration information, call Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium at 292-
8707. This workshop is a three-session intervention program for parents/guardians and students,
when a student violates the school’s alcohol/drug policy or when the student has broken the law
related to the use of alcohol and drugs.

Fetal Alcohol Awareness Day – September 9
The goal is that in each time zone, at 9:09 a.m., people will stop for a Minute of Reflect about the
invisible plague called Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). FAS affects 60 million people who are
living with brains that were damaged by alcohol, before they were born.

Contact: http://www.acbr.com/fas/fasday.htm

National Therapeutic Community Conference– September10-12
Location: Columbus Convention Center
Contact: Stacy Frohnapfel, 728-5090, Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Services

National Therapeutic Community Conference – September 10 - 12
Location: Columbus
Contact: ODADAS, www. state.oh.us/ada/odada.htm., (614) 466-3445

Ohio Junior Teen Institute – September 14-16
Location: Recreation Unlimited, Delaware
Contact: Jodi Steele, 755-9105, Franklin County Middle School Teen Institute or Stacy
Frohnapfel, 728-5090, Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services

Hispanic Heritage Month – September 15 – October 16
Download products from SAMHSA’s Hispanic/Latino Initiative on substance abuse prevention.
Contact: http://www.health.org/initiatives/hisplatino/index.htm

Middle School Family Workshops – September 15, 22, 29 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
For location and registration information, call Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium at 292-
8707. This workshop is a three-session intervention program for parents/guardians and students,
when a student violates the school’s code of conduct or when a student violates community laws,
excluding weapons violations.

Parent to Parent Workshops – September 17, 19, 24, 26 7-9:15 p.m.
Location: Saint Francis DeSales, 4212 Karl Road
Contact: Lynn Hamilton ext. 130 or Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium,
292-8707.

Violence Prevention: An Overview of the Second Step Curriculum – September 17
Location: Central Ohio Special Education Regional Resource Center 470 Glenmont Ave,
Columbus 43214
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Tribes TLC: A New Way of Being Together – September 18- November 20 3:45-7 p.m.
Location: Ashland University, 1900 E. Dublin-Granville Rd.
Learn classroom management through this process that creates a safe teaching and learning
environment
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Antiques & Gardeners’ Fair – September 20
Raises funds for exhibits and educational programs. Franklin Park Conservatory. 1777 E. Broad
Street. Contact: Andrea Salimbene, (614) 645-5585

Parent to Parent Workshops
September 20 6-10 p.m.
September 22 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Bishop Ready High School, 707 Salisbury Road
Contact: Barb Schwab-Klecko, 276-5263 ext. 221 or Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free
Schools Consortium, 292-8707

IMPACT Men’s Conference – September 20-22
Sponsored by IMPACT Safety Programs
Location: Shawnee State Park, Portsmouth, OH
Men have been taught by society that they must stand up to violence and that to retreat equals
cowardice. Learning the skills of assessment, de-escalation, and self defense techniques can all
contribute to added confidence in the face of threatening situations and can reduce fear and
anxiety associated with them.
Deposit: $100 plus cost, $450,
Contact: Julie Harmon, 238-0450 or visit www.impactsafety.org .

American Heart Association’s Women’s Heart Health Initiative – September 21
This third annual luncheon and education forum serves as a venue for women from central
Ohio’s public and private sectors to advance the understanding and treatment of women’s
cardiovascular health.
11:00 a.m.             Networking/Registration
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Luncheon
For more information, contact Manjari Meberg at (614) 848-6676, Ext. 354

Truancy Intervention Program (TIP) – September 22, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: 45 Douglas Street, Douglas Elementary School
To register, call 365-5197. This intervention program is for elementary families where truancy
and tardiness are chronic.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Buckeye Ranch 40th Anniversary Gala - September 22
Celebrate the ranch’s 40-year history and raise funds to help the ranch continue to provide high
quality care. Location: Buckeye Ranch
Contact: Patti Markham, Kimber Perfect, (614) 875-2371

Ohio Parents’ Week – September 23-29
Contact: Stacy Frohnapfel, 728-5090, Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Services

Anxiety Disorders in Children Professional Conference and Community Program –
September 25
Conference for mental health professionals and evening program for public on anxiety disorders
in children. Sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Franklin County.
Location: Ohio State University Fawcett Hotel and Conference Center.
Contact: Shelly Kiser, (614) 221-1441

Women Coming Together: ―Bridging Cultures, Communities, and Health‖ – September 28
This annual conference provides an opportunity for women of different racial and ethnic groups,
ages, sexual orientations, educational and employment experiences to identify and share their
community health concerns. This year’s them is ―A Legacy of Disparity: Dispelling the Myth of
a Healthy Minority.‖
Location: Franklin County Veterans Memorial
Time: 8 a.m. until 4:45 p.m.
For more information, call (614) 291-3639, e-mail womensoutreach@aol.com, or visit
www.cbwhp.org.

Peer Mediation: Adult Facilitator and Adult Training of Trainers – September 28 & 29
Location: TBD
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Peer Mediation – Adult Facilitator and Adult Training of Trainers
September 28 3:45-10 p.m. & September 29 8 a.m.-5p.m.
Location: 1929 Kenny Road
Participants will discuss the role of peer mediation in creating a positive school climate where
students can learn and will discuss administrative issues that are critical to the success of peer
mediation.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

H.A.B.I.T (Health Awareness for Being Independent of Tobacco)
September 29 8:30-11:30 a.m.
For location and registration information, call Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium at 292-
8707. This program educated middle and high school students about the effects of using tobacco.
Family Health & Fitness Days USA – September 29– 30

Dublin Art and Music Festival – September 30
Visual arts festival featuring fine arts and crafts, live music, children’s activities and gourmet
food. Sponsor: The Dublin Arts Council.
Location: Streets of historic Dublin.
Contact: Jessica Fagan, (614) 889-7444


October
Hilltop After school Program – Begins first week in October
For more information, call Nettie Ferguson at The Prevention Council of Central Ohio, 755-9105
ext. 203. Includes the Hilltop Camping Trip for the children attending the after school
program

Hilltop After school Program, Red Ribbon Project-creating quilt squares.
For the months of October and November. For more information, call Nettie Ferguson at The
Prevention Council of Central Ohio, 755-9105 ext. 203.
Locations: Southmoore, Holton, Wedgwood Apartments.

Youth –To-Youth: Youth Advisory Board – Held Every Wednesday Throughout the Fall
6-8 p.m.
Open to all youth interested in participating in and advising drug-free clubs around Franklin
County.
Location: Youth to Youth Headquarters, 700 Bryden Road, 3 rd Floor
Contact: Tom Reither, 224-4506 ext. 148

Parent to Parent Workshops
October 1- 3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 7-9 p.m.
October 6, 20 8:30 a., 12 p.m.
Location: Bishop Watterson High School, 99 East Cooke Road
Contact: Tracy Kraner, 268-8764 or Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium,
292-8707.

Parent to Parent Workshops – October 2, 9, 16, 23, 7-9 p.m.
Location: Bishop Ready High School, 707 Salisbury Road
Contact: Barb Schwab-Klecko, 276-5263 ext 221 or Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free
Schools Consortium, 292-8707.

Parent to Parent Workshops – October 2, 9, 16, 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Christ E. King Elementary School, 2655 E. Livingston Ave.
Contact: Tina Griffin, 231-3391 or Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium,
292-8707.
Parent to Parent Workshops – October 1, 3, 8, 10, 15-17, 18, 22- 25, 7-9:15 p.m.
Location: Saint Francis DeSales, 4212 Karl Road
Contact: Lynn Hamilton, 267-7808 ext. 130 or Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools
Consortium, 292-8707.

Elementary Advisor Training - October 2         8:15 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Elementary teachers and parents who want to improve their skills and knowledge about
conducting drug-free clubs will have that opportunity at this training. RSVP required.
Location: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 1929 Kenny Road
Contact: Youth To Youth, 224-4506, Elly ext.150

Youth – To – Youth: Youth Advisor Training – October 2
Location: Youth to Youth Headquarters, 700 Bryden Road
Contact: Tom Reither, 224-4506 ext. 148

H.A.B.I.T (Health Awareness for Being Independent of Tobacco)
October 3, 7 - 9:30 p.m.
A health awareness program for middle and high school students who have violated their
school’s tobacco use policy and/or who are interested in becoming free of nicotine addiction.
Participants include parents, school staff or students.
Location: Dublin 1919 Building, 144 W. Bridge St, Room 35
Contact: Pre-register by calling Safe and Drug-Free School Consortium at 292-8707.

Middle School Family Workshops, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
October 6, 13, 20       Hilltonia Middle School, 2345 West Mound St.
                Rosemore Jr. High, 4735 Kae Ave., Whitehall
October 13, 20, 27 Dominion Middle School, 330 East Dominion Blvd.
                Brookpark Middle School, 2803 Southwest Blvd, Grove City
This workshop is a three-session intervention program for parents/guardians and students, when
a student violates the school’s code of conduct or when a student violates community laws,
excluding weapons violations. Registration deadline is the Thursday before the first Saturday of
the monthly series.
Contact: For registration information, call Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium at 292-8707.

High School Saturday Family Workshops
        October 6, 13, 20 Reynoldsburg High School, 6699 East Livingston Ave. 6 -10 p.m.
        October 6, 13 Upper Arlington High School, 1650 Ridgeview Rd. 8 a.m – 12 p.m.
        October 8, 15, 22 Westerville South High School, 303 South Otterbein Ave. 6-10 p.m.
This workshop is a three-session intervention program for parents/guardians and students, when
a student violates the school’s alcohol/drug policy or when the student has broken the law related
to the use of alcohol and drugs. Registration deadline: Call before Thursday of the first Saturday
of the monthly series.
Contact: Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium at 292-8707.

Franklin County Teen Institute, National Teen Institute Conference – October 9-10
Location: Charleston, W.V.
Contact: Jodi Steele or Michelle McKarn at The Prevention Council of Central Ohio, 755-9105
ext. 208.

High School Youth Group Training & Middle School Advisor Training – October
7:45 a.m – 2 p.m.
The secret to a school’s successful drug prevention is the strength of its drug-free youth group.
For team advisors and teams of 5 or 6 students. Presented by Youth to Youth staff. RSVP
required.
Location: Bethel Road, United Methodist Church, Columbus
Contact: Youth To Youth, 224-4506, Tom ext.148 or Javier ext.153

Coalition Building Workshop – October 11, 11:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
This workshop will kick-off the new school year for Community Building Cooridinators where
they will share plans for the new year.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707


High School Saturday Family Workshops – October 6 & 13 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
For location and registration information, call Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium at 292-
8707. This workshop is a three-session intervention program for parents/guardians and students,
when a student violates the school’s alcohol/drug policy or when the student has broken the law
related to the use of alcohol and drugs.

Women’s Basic Course – October 13-14, 20-21
Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sundays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Columbus Health Department, 181 Washington Blvd
One in three women will be sexually assaulted at some time in her life. Now, is the time to learn
what you can do to prevent being sexually assaulted. We can teach you.
Course Tuition: $380, $75 Non-refundable deposit required
               Financial Aid Available
Contact: Julie Harmon, 238-0450 or visit www.impactsafety.org .

Women’s Basics Course – October 13 – 14, 20 – 21 Saturdays 10:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m.;
Sundays 10:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
When is the best time to put gas in your car? Before you run out of gas or after you are stranded?
When is the best time to study for a test? Before you have taken it, or after you fail? When is the
best time to learn to defend yourself from sexual assault? Now. One in three women will be
sexually assaulted during her life, but now you can learn what you can do to prevent it.
Cost: $380.00 with financial aid available
Location: Columbus Health Department, 181 Washington Blvd.
Contact: IMPACT Safety Programs (614) 238-0405

Peer Mediation: High School Training – October 16 & 17           8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Students and their advisors will be introduced to peer mediation
Location: TBD
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707
Fee: Fee for food

―Three Doors to The Columbus Foundation‖ Workshop – October 17
Cost: Free
Location: Columbus Foundation, 1234 East Broad Street
Staff will discuss the ―Three Doors to the Columbus Foundation & Supporting Organizations‖
approach to grantmaking, general eligibility guidelines, and the grant application and review
process. Please call (614) 251-4000 to reserve your space.

How Is Prevention Like a Dog Chasing Its Tail? – October 18, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
With Allison Sharer & Rick Kritzer $10 (Includes a box lunch) Registration deadline: October
12
The workshop will begin with taking a sometimes humorous look at the assumptions underlying
AOD prevention, and how they compare to prevention of other problems. Participants will
discuss specific aspects of prevention in small groups, then we will come together to see what
conclusions can be drawn.
Location: 333 W. Town St., Columbus Health Department, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention
Program

Bouncing Back I: Promoting Resilience in You and Your Students - October 18 3:45 –
10 p.m. & October 19 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Ashland University, 1900 E. Dublin-Granville Rd.
This workshop helps educators understand the basic elements of resiliency theory, and learn
techniques and skills that will help them foster resiliency in themselves and their students.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Four Hour Pupil Activity First Aid Training – October19, 7:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Location: Worthington Kilbourne High School, 1499 Hard Road, Room.207
This training focuses on first aid issues and the role coaches play in developing healthy athletes
who are capable of reaching peak performance on and off the field.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Second Step Training – October 19, 7:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Location: TBD
Attendees will get an introduction to this program designed to teach empathy, impulse control,
and anger management to all students.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Speakers’ Bureau Training - October 19
Open to Franklin County high school students, RSVP required.
Location: 700 Bryden Road., 3 rd Floor, Columbus
Contact: Youth To Youth, 224-4506, Elly ext. 150
Middle School Drug-Free Fun Event - October 19
Contact: Youth To Youth, 224-4506, Amy ext.145

H.A.B.I.T (Health Awareness for Being Independent of Tobacco) October 20, 8:30 - 11a.m.
A health awareness program for middle and high school students who have violated their
school’s tobacco use policy and/or who are interested in becoming free of nicotine addiction.
Participants include parents, school staff or students.
Location: Reynoldsburg High School, 6699 E. Livingston Ave, Room 401
Contact: Pre-register by calling Safe and Drug-Free School Consortium at 292-8707.

Red Ribbon Week – October 22-31
This statewide awareness event promotes alcohol and drug prevention and drug-free lifestyles
Contact: Stacy Frohnapfel, 728-5090, Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Services

Local Red-Ribbon Kickoff Events
October 22 Kickoff at Hilliard’s Heritage Middle School
Oct 23-31 Statewide Kickoff
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Parent to Parent Workshops – October 22, 24, 29, 31 7-9 p.m.
Location: Hilliard City Schools, Weaver Middle School, 4600 Avery Road
Contact: Suzanne Robertson, 771-2299 or Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools
Consortium, 292-8707.

ODADAS Fall Directors’ Meeting – October 23
Location: Columbus Convention Center
Contact: Stacy Frohnapfel, 728-5090, Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Services

Project Alert Training – October 23, 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
Cost: $125
Middle School teachers and health educators won’t want to miss being trained in this alcohol,
tobacco, marijuana, and inhalent prevention curriculum for grades 6-8.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium 292-8707

High School Halloween Drug-Free Fun Event – October 27
Open to Franklin County high school students
Location: Rolling W. Estates, 5050 Harrisburg-Georgesville Rd., Grove City
Contact: Youth To Youth, 224-4506, Elly ext. 150 or James ext.141

Make a Difference Day Saturday– October 27
Communities who are interested in preparing and carrying out a Make A Difference Day Project
can get ideas and guidance by accessing www.serveohio.org. The goal is 600 projects. Hope
Taft, First Lady of Ohio, is the Honorary Chair for this day of service.
Contact: 1-888-767-OHIO

Truancy Intervention Program (TIP) – October 27, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: 45 Douglas Street, Douglas Elementary School
To register, call 365-5197. This intervention program is for elementary families where truancy
and tardiness are chronic.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Franklin County Teen Institute Magic Mountain Lock-In – October 27
Contact: Jodi Steele or Michelle McKarn at The Prevention Council of Central Ohio, 755-9105
ext. 208.

Unity In The Community Conference – October 29 & 30
An Alcohol and Other Drug and Mental Health Prevention Conference Celebrating Red Ribbon
Week. The conference is designed to update and inform participants on most recent technologies
and trends in the prevention field.
For conference or registration information, please call (614) 222-3716 or (614) 222-3789
Or email at ntrainins@adamh.co.franklin.oh.us. Get registration forms on the ADAMH website
at www.adamhfranklin.org.
Location: Fawcett Center/The Ohio State University
          2400 Olentangy River Road

Peer Mediation: Middle School Training – October 30 & 31
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: TBD
Students and their advisors will be introduced to peer mediation.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707

Parent to Parent Facilitator Training – October 30 & November 1 3:45 – 8 p.m. &
November 3 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: 1929 Kenny Road
Fee: $15 optional for food
This is a very well structured training prepares parents to become effective facilitators of the
Parent to Parent Program Series.
Contact: Deb Humphrey, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, 292-8707



November
Women’s Basic Intensive - November 2-4
Friday 4 - 8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
One in three women will be sexually assaulted in her life. Learn what you can do to prevent
being sexually assaulted. Course tuition is $399. A $75 non-refundable deposit is required.
IMPACT Safety Programs has scholarship and payment plan which is supported through
graduates.
Location: Columbus Health Department, 181 Washington Blvd.
Contact: IMPACT Safety Programs, Julie Harmon at 238-0450.

Middle School Family Workshops - November 3, 10, 17, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This workshop is a three-session intervention program for parents/guardians and students, when
a student violates the school’s code of conduct or when a student violates community laws,
excluding weapons violations. Registration deadline is the Thursday before the first Saturday of
the monthly series.
Locations: Hilltonia Middle School, 2345 West Mound St.
            Rosemore Jr. High, 4735 Kae Ave., Whitehall
            Dominion Middle School, 330 East Dominion Blvd.
            Brookpark Middle School, 2803 Southwest Blvd, Grove City
Contact: For registration information, call Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium, Deb
Humphrey at 292-8707.

High School Saturday Family Workshop – November 3, 10, 17, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This workshop is a three-session intervention program for parents/guardians and students, when
a student violates the school’s alcohol/drug policy or when the student has broken the law related
to the use of alcohol and drugs. Registration deadline is the Thursday before the first Saturday of
the monthly series.
Locations: Reynoldsburg High School, 6699 East Livingston Ave.
            Upper Arlington High School, 1650 Ridgeview Rd.
            Westerville South High School, 303 South Otterbein Ave.
            East High School, 1500 East Broad St.
Contact: For registration information call Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium, Deb
Humphrey at 292-8707.

Lessons Learned About Drugs - November 5 or 6, 7-9 p.m.
Location: Bishop Watterson High School, 99 East Cooke Road
Contact: Tracy Kraner at 268-8764. Be sure to pre-register for this workshop.

Elementary Peer Mediation Training- November 6 & 7, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Students and their advisors will be introduced to peer mediation.
Location: TBD
Contact: Safe and Drug-Free Schools Consortium, Deb Humphrey at 292-8707.

Parent to Parent Workshop - November 6, 8, 13, 15, 7 – 9:15 p.m.
Location: Saint Frances DeSales, 4212 Karl Road
Contact: Lynn Hamilton at 267 – 7808 ext. 130. Be sure to pre-register for this workshop.

Parent to Parent Workshop – November 6 ,13, 20, 27, 7-9 p.m.
Location: Saint Brendon Elementary School, 4475 Dublin Road
Contact: Teresa Redmond at 876 – 6132. Be sure to pre-register for this workshop.
Drug-Free! The Winners’ Choice Camps – November 7 & 8, 14 & 15, 28 & 29,
December 5 & 6
Four camps, each two days and one night.
Selected 7th graders will attend one of the four camps with 150-200 other Franklin County drug-
free leaders. Youth to Youth staff and county high school students will guide attendees.
Location: Greenwood Lake Camp and Conference Center
Contact: Youth To Youth, Amy at 224-4506 ext. 145.

Lessons Learned About Drugs – November 10, 9-11 a.m.
Location: Bishop Watterson High School, 99 East Cooke Road
Contact: Tracy Kraner, at 268-8764. Be sure to pre-register for this workshop.

H.A.B.I.T. (Health Awareness for Being Independent of Tobacco) – November 12, 7 – 9:30
p.m.
This program educated middle and high school students about the effects of using tobacco.
Location: Worthington Kilbourne High School, 1499 Hard Rd., Room 132
Contact: Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium at 292-8707.

National Addictions Awareness Week – November 14 – 20
The objective of this initiative is to provide information and promote a variety of activities that
will serve to generate awareness on addiction issues that affect people across the country.
http://www.visions.ab.ca/doc%5Frepository/naaw%5Fdocuments/naaw2000.htm

Great American Smokeout – November 15
Millions of people have quit smoking. Join those who have kicked the habit by proving to
themselves that they can quit for a day—or even a lifetime.
http://www.cancer.org.

Successful Policy Initiatives - November 15, 11 am – 1:30 pm
With Rick Kritzer. $10 (includes a box lunch). Registration deadline: November 9
Prevention is easy – just find some youth to work with, right? But how about policy and
environmental approaches – not as easy? This workshop will review activities that have been
successful, as well as give rationale and support for increasing our policy efforts. Participants
will have the opportunity to strategize policy approaches.
Location: 333 W. Town St., Columbus Health Department, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention
Program
Contact: Columbus Health Department, Rick Kritzer at 645-7306.

Truancy Intervention Program (TIP) – November 17, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
TIP includes sessions about the concerns of elementary students who miss too much school, the
Senate Bill #181 and the mandatory school attendance law for students under 16.
Location: Douglas Elementary School, 43 Douglas Street
Contact: To register, call 365-5197
December 2001
National Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance & Hope
Every year, MADD holds its candlelight vigil to remember those killed and injured as a result of
drunk driving.
http://madd.org.

National Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention – December 1-31
Take a stand against impaired driving! Communities across the country join the National 3D
Prevention Month Coalition to conduct public awareness and enforcement campaigns to prevent
impaired driving.
http://www.3dmonth.org.

H.A.B.I.T (Health Awareness for Being Independent of Tobacco) – December 1, 8:30 – 11
a.m., December 8 & 15, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
H.A.B.I.T is a health awareness program for middle and high school students who have violated
their school’s use policy and/or who are interested in becoming free of the nicotine addiction:
smoking or oral use of tobacco. Registration deadline is the Thursday before the first Saturday of
the monthly series.
Location: Upper Arlington High School, 1650 Ridgeview, and Room 203
Contact: To register call Paul Hysell at 487-5289.

Middle School Family Workshops – December 1, 8, 15, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This workshop is a three-session intervention program for parents/guardians and students, when
a student violates the school’s code of conduct or when a student violates community laws,
excluding weapons violations. Registration deadline is the Thursday before the first Saturday of
the monthly series.
Locations: Hilltonia Middle School, 2345 West Mound St.
           Dominion Middle School, 330 East Dominion Blvd.
Contact: For location and registration information, call Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium,
Deb Humphrey at 292 – 8707.

High School Saturday Family Workshop – December 1, 8, 15, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This workshop is a three-session intervention program for parents/guardians and students, when
a student violates the school’s alcohol/drug policy or when the student has broken the law related
to the use of alcohol and drugs. Registration deadline is the Thursday before the first Saturday of
the monthly series.
Location: Upper Arlington High School, 1650 Ridgeview Road
Contact: To register, call Paul Hysell at 487 – 5226. Or call Safe & Drug-Free Schools
Consortium, Deb Humphrey at 292 – 8707.
A Bird’s Eye View of Prevention: What Do We Need? – December 6, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
With Rick Kritzer & Allison Sharer. $10 (includes box lunch) Registration deadline: November
30. Who is being served, and more important, who is not? Join us in taking a new look at
services in Franklin County. The audience will use their knowledge of prevention services to
explore what is and isn’t being addressed. Guaranteed to be stimulating and maybe even a bit
controversial!!!!
Location: 333 W. Town St., Columbus Health Department, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention
Program
Contact: Columbus Health Department, Rick Kritzer at 645-7306.

Women’s Workshop – December 6, 7-10 p.m.
One in three women will be sexually assaulted at some time in her life. Now is the time to learn
what you can do to prevent being sexually assaulted. We can teach you.
Cost: $75
Location: TBA
Contact: IMPACT Safety Programs, Julie Harmon at 238 – 0450.

2001 World Of Children Symposium – December 6, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Addressing the educational, emotional and physical needs of children. Various sessions and
presentations. In conjunction with the Hannah Neil Center for Children.
Location: Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road
Fee: None
Contact: For further information or to reserve your seat contact Roberta Terapak, Hannah Neil
Center for Children, 491-5784 ext.220.

Children’s Workshop - December 8, 10 a.m – 1 p.m.
IMPACT Safety Programs teaches children how to use the power they have to keep themselves
safe from assault and abuse.
Cost: $75
Location: TBA
Contact: IMPACT Safety Programs, Julie Harmon at 238 – 0450.

Speakers’ Bureau Puppetry Training - December 8
For Franklin County high school students.
Location: Youth To Youth, 700 Bryden Road, 3 rd Floor
Contact: Youth To Youth, Brande at 224 – 4506. RSVP required
―The Gift‖ - December 7 & 8
―The Gift‖ is a multi-cultural holiday show showcasing the rich holiday traditions celebrated by
a variety of ethnic groups in central Ohio. Open to the public December 7, 8 at 8p.m. at the
Directions For Youth
Location: Short Stop Youth Center, 1066 N. High St. $10 per adult, $5 per child, special family
and group discounts available.
Contact: Directions For Youth Short Stop Youth Center at 299-5541.

Speakers’ Bureau Puppetry Training – December 8, 4 – 6 p.m.
For Franklin County high school students.
Location: Youth To Youth, 700 Bryden Road.
Contact: Youth To Youth, Brande, at 224 – 4506, ext.149.

Speakers’ Bureau Puppetry Training – December 12, 4 – 6 p.m.
For Franklin County high school students.
Location: Youth To Youth, 700 Bryden Road
Contact: Youth To Youth, Brande, at 224 – 4506, ext.149.

Ohio Prevention Education Conference – December 12 – 14
The Ohio Prevention and Education Conference will be held again this year at the Columbus
Marriot North. Featured speakers include Antwone Fisher, Peter Yarrow and Martin Brokenleg.
Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services.
Contact: For information, call 1-800-788-7254.

Truancy Intervention Program (TIP) – December 15, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
TIP includes sessions about the concerns of elementary students who miss too much school, the
Senate Bill #181 and the mandatory school attendance law for students under 16.
Location: Douglas Elementary School, 43 Douglas Street
Contact: To register, call 365-5197.

High School Drug-Free Event – December 15
Location: 700 Bryden Road, 3 rd Floor
Contact: Youth To Youth, Javier, at 224 – 4506, ext.153.

								
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