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UNDERAGE DRINKING

May 28, 2006 - TRC

Community Conversation - So You Think You Know ?

The average Maine child takes his or her first drink of alcohol at age 13
One in six high school freshmen binge drink each month
The earlier a child starts drinking, the greater the chances of alcohol addiction, and the greater the chances the child will suffer brain damage, often irreversible brain damage.

Speakers include :

Maine's Attorney General, Steven Rowe
Author of "Augusta Gone", Martha Dudman
Bangor Chief of Police, Don Winslow
Bangor H.S. Principal, Morris Nickerson
Penobscot County Sheriff, Glen Ross


June 1, 2006 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business

Husson College

All ages welcome. Refreshments provided by Penobscot Job Corps Academy.

For Directions or more information call : 941-2800

Door prize - Dinner for four and a Limo ride

Sponsored by : City of Bangor, Husson College, United Way of Eastern Maine, State of Maine with assistance of Penquis CAP, Maine Association of Prevention Programs, and the Substance Abuse Services Commission


NOTE - This article reflects the views of the author and not necessarily those of the TRC Alliance Team.