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Bark River-Harris School hosts “Every 15 Minutes” program

November 16, 2016

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“Every 15 Minutes someone in the United States dies from an alcohol related collision…..” and today that statistic is every 53 minutes because of community and school-based programs that teaches students the consequences of their actions. On October 19th and 20th, the Healthy Youth Coalition in collaboration with Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties and […]

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Heart and Sole Sisters registration now open!!

August 16, 2016

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Registration is now open for the Heart & Sole Sisters program! Please fill out the forms below and turn them into the Marinette-Menominee YMCA ASAP! First 15 girls from each site (Menominee/Marinette) are only guaranteed a spot. Reminder: Girls must be in grades 6th – 8th who are not already involved in any Fall athletics […]

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Great website for parents!

May 2, 2016

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Are you a parent who is looking for information, resources and tools for your child and family to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery? Then please check out this website! DrugRehab  

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Menominee ACTion Troupe performs 3rd presentation

April 27, 2016

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Menominee ACTion Troupe performs 3rd presentation

Our Menominee ACTion Troupe presented to the second half of Central Elementary school last week and hit it out of the park for the 3rd time this year.  This large group of role models proclaimed their passion for keeping their community safe and drug-free through 4 different open-ended skits. These skits also encouraged kids to […]

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ChemDesign Workplace Prevention Presentation

February 16, 2016

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Back in January, a few of our HYC members came together to create and present the last presentation of our 3 topic series in our new workplace prevention program.  We are piloting this program at ChemDesign and our long-term goal is to bring it to other companies in the area who are experiencing the negative […]

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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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“Tragic Terror: A Haunting Reality”

December 9, 2015

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"Tragic Terror: A Haunting Reality"

WOW! What a great year for this event!!  The amount of HYC members that showed up to help with this project blew us away!  We had over 60 youth members reenact scenes from our reality over this two day event.  About 300 participants witnessed our members portraying horrific scenes of heroin use, family violence, underage […]

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