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HYC COLOR BLAST 5K FUN RUN 2019

July 24, 2019

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The Healthy Youth Coalition of Marinette & Menominee Counties (HYC) will be holding its 7th annual “Color Blast 5k Fun Run” the morning of Saturday, September 14th at 8:00 a.m. at Menominee High School. Participants will get “BLASTED” with 7 different colors along the route as they enjoy running or walking the non-competitive event! This […]

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HYC YOUTH SUMMIT EVENT

July 24, 2019

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On October 30, 2018 our coalition hosted a “Youth Summit” event where over 150 youth with a passion for drug and alcohol prevention came together to plan an action for change in their schools. Representation from North Central, Stephenson, Menominee, Marinette, Peshtigo, Coleman, Wausaukee and Niagara. The youth were asked to create action plans on […]

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North Central Youth Host “STICKER SHOCK” Program

July 24, 2019

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“HEY YOU! Did you know in the state of Michigan that you could receive a $1,000 fine and up to 60 days in jail if you provide alcohol to a minor under the age of 21?” Today we hosted the “Sticker Shock” project in Powers, MI with our North Central HYC youth members! This idea […]

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MMS BILLBOARD WINNER 2018!

November 19, 2018

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Congratulations are in order for 8th grade student, Natalie Chevalier, as she is our 2018 Red Ribbon Week billboard winner! Students were asked to draw us their “better high” that ultimately keeps them drug-free. We had a lot of great submissions, and it was difficult to pick just one winner. Thank you to everyone who […]

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Marinette County “Imagination Library” now OPEN!

August 7, 2018

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Marinette County "Imagination Library" now OPEN!

BIG NEWS! Thanks to a $6,000 grant from Tri-City Area United Way, Healthy Youth Coalition is excited to announce that we are now offering the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program to Marinette County residents!!! Through this program, children ages birth through age 4 are able to receive high quality, age-appropriate books directly to their mailboxes once […]

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Hugh Bretl Memorial Foundation Donates $20,000 to HYC!

July 20, 2018

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Hugh Bretl Memorial Foundation Donates $20,000 to HYC!

The Hugh Bretl Drug Awareness Walleye & Trout Tournament donated $20,000(!!!!!!) to HYC!!! They have worked tirelessly FOR MONTHS putting on the Italian Night and selling hundreds of raffle tickets for us. To generate this type of donation is absolutely unbelievable! It costs HYC around $125,000 a year to serve all 9 school districts we are currently […]

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EJ Carrion Presents at MMS and Peshtigo High School

July 20, 2018

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EJ Carrion Presents at MMS and Peshtigo High School

We were fortunate enough to have EJ Carrion come to Marinette Middle School in February to host our Red Ribbon Week assembly! Before he presented to the whole school, he held a special workshop with our HYC members focused on achieving their dreams. It was a GREAT day! He wasn’t done yet, however, because he then traveled to Peshtigo […]

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