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UNITE! Community News                                        December 23th, 2015

IN THIS ISSUE:
    •    You're Invited: UNITE! Monthly Coalition Meeting
    •    Take the Survey
    •    Youth Drinking Trends in December
    •    Parenting Wisely
    •    Guiding Good Choices
    •    National Prevention Network Conference
    •    Drug Free Community (DFC) Grant
    •    Featured Volunteer: Mona Al-Dalaan
Please join us for our next coalition meeting:
Jan 28th | 12:00pm | Wild Flour Cafe
3010 Evergreen Way, Washougal, WA 98671

Featured Speaker: LCB Officer Karic
Topic: Liquor, tobacco and marijuana laws in Washington State
Connect with UNITE! every day.     

Help Our Youth,
Take the Survey


Help your community in 5 minutes! Please take our annual community survey. We use your opinions to guide our strategies.

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Youth Drinking Trends in December


On an average December day, nearly 11,500 12- to 17-year-olds start drinking alcohol. Learn how to talk to your kids.

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Parenting Wisely


Positive communication is possible. Come learn skills about staying connected to your middle school student through these transition years. Class is free, gift card upon completion. 
Canyon Creek Middle School, Jan 28th, dinner 5:30pm. workshop begins at 6:00pm

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Guiding Good Choices


Keeping you connected with your preteens as they encounter new situations during these important ages and stages. Class is free and provides safe activities for the kids during each class.
Gause Elementary, Jan. 19th, dinner 5:30pm workshop begins at 6:00pm.

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National Prevention Network Conference


Bridgette McCarthy, Carson Connors and Michael Stevens spoke to over 1500 prevention professionals, Behavioral Health Administrators, Public Health Officials and National leaders at the Seattle Sheraton for the National Prevention Network Conference.

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Drug Free Community (DFC) Grant


The DFC Program provides five year grants of $125,000 per year for communities to identify and respond to local drug and alcohol use problems. Unite is organizing a team to complete the application process. Next meeting is scheduled for January 4th at 3:00pm.

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Fabulous Volunteer and Local Hero


Mona Al-Dalaan shares why she volunteers with Unite!:
“I moved to Washougal so my children could experience the charm and pace of a small town community. Parenting is the most important job one can have and it just makes sense to be prepared with a toolbox of skills to better communicate with my children. So, I enrolled in a free parenting workshop offered by Unite! Washougal Community Coalition and have been volunteering ever since!

Thank you, Mona, for all you do for our community!

Check out the number
of ways to get involved.

 

Contact us at
unitewashougal2015@gmail.com
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