IN THIS ISSUE:
• You're Invited: Fall UNITE! Monthly Coalition Meeting
• Red Ribbon Week
• Parenting Wisely
• Be a Hero, Lock up your Meds
• Man U
Please join us for the UNITE! Monthly Coalition Meeting.
Thursday, November 12th from 4:30pm
At East County Family Resource Center
1702 C Street, Washougal, WA 98671
Connect with UNITE! every day.
Help your community in 5 minutes! Please take our annual community survey. We need 180 of these by December. Paper copies will be available in the schools and area businesses and library starting November 9th, 2015. Let your voice be heard! Take English Survey. Take Spanish Survey.
Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon week is a national week of bringing awareness to the devastating effects of drug and alcohol abuse on our communities.The UNITE Washougal Community Coalition supported our schools by providing prevention materials and promotional items including bracelets, pencils and “Plant the Promise” tulip bulbs to show their support for healthy choices. LEARN MORE >>
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, Jemtegaard Middle School, Nov. 10th, dinner 5:30 p.m. workshop begins at 6:00 p.m. LEARN MORE >>
Unite! has been working with the students at Washougal High school’s Be the Change Team to help students stand up to bullying and encourage positive interactions. Look for these fabulous posters at Washougal Schools.The "All For One" campaign is a part of Unite's "Positive Community Norms".
Be a Hero,
Lock up your Meds
Clark County residents dropped off over 2,000 pounds of pills with local law enforcement officers and volunteers on Saturday September 26th. The medicine disposal event was the largest in the history of Clark County. LEARN MORE >>
Our wonderful Washougal community is working together to build skills and develop character for our 8th grade young men. Their first event will be held November 5th from 4 to 6:30 pm at Jemtegaard Middle School. Canyon Creek 8th grade boys will be provided transportation to Jemtegaard to participate. LEARN MORE >>
Fabulous Volunteer and a Local Hero
Heather Jordan, founder of D.Studio 21, Inc., is passionate about contributing to a healthy, vibrant Washougal community. Her design team spearheaded Unite's Positive Community Norms campaign and Heather continues to provide guidance as a board member for Unite. Our community has been touched in numerous ways by her creative leadership. Thank you, Heather!