Archive | December, 2015

Michigan Young Adult Survey – Please take time to complete this!

December 9, 2015

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If you live in Michigan and are between the ages of 18-25 PLEASE read below and take the survey!!! AND you could win a gift card! 🙂 “In order to collect data on this population, a statewide data collection effort called the Michigan Young Adult Survey has been developed. This is a survey for young […]

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Heart and SOLE Sisters: Empowering girls one step at a time!

December 9, 2015

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Heart and SOLE Sisters: Empowering girls one step at a time!

Our Community Health Educator, Karianne Lesperance teamed up with Mrs. Ashley Karkkainen at Blesch Intermediate School along with Jenni Campbell with the YMCA to host the first ever “Heart & SOLE Sisters” program this Fall!  We had so much fun doing the program with our 12 middle school girl participants and an article that the […]

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Marinette “ACTion Troupe” performs during Red Ribbon Week

December 9, 2015

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Marinette "ACTion Troupe" performs during Red Ribbon Week

In October we were invited in as special guests to perform our ACTion Troupe skits to all elementary students in the Marinette School District for their Red Ribbon Week celebration.  Our ACTion Troupe members did an amazing job as they presented on the dangers of drug and alcohol use and bullying issues.  Thank you for […]

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All Stars, Junior program held at Marinette School District

December 9, 2015

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All Stars, Junior program held at Marinette School District

The Healthy Youth Coalition’s Community Health Educator, Karianne Lesperance, teamed up with Molly Bonjean, RN at Marinette County Public Health to implement the evidence-based Character Education program, “All Stars, Jr.” in all Marinette 4th grade classrooms.  The All Stars Junior program emphasizes the development of six positive character traits (being caring, forgiving, being helpful, being […]

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HYC Color Blast 2015!

December 9, 2015

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Since 2012, the Healthy Youth Coalition has hosted this drug-free activity over the M&M game weekend to provide families with a fun event to kick off the festivities!  As a participate, prepare to get “BLASTED” with color as you enjoy running or walking our untimed event!   At the finish line you will get to show […]

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Carney “Every 15 Minutes” program 2015

December 9, 2015

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Carney "Every 15 Minutes" program 2015

This past September we hosted the “Every 15 Minutes” program at Carney Nadeau school.  This program is offers real-life experience without the real-life risks. This emotionally charged program, entitled “Every15 Minutes” is an event designed to dramatically instill teenagers with the potentially dangerous consequences of drinking alcohol. This powerful program will challenge students to think about […]

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“Mocktails” at Angeli’s!

December 9, 2015

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"Mocktails" at Angeli's!

For the 13th year in a row, we have assisted Public Health Delta and Menominee Counties with this awesome event held in December every year!  We would like to thank Angeli’s for allowing us to serve alcohol-free punch to their customers to advertise that you do not need alcohol during the Holidays to celebrate.  We […]

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