Watch tonight's Cobb Alcohol Taskforce forum and submit questions for the expert panel.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The Cobb Alcohol Taskforce is marking National Alcohol Awareness Month tonight with a public forum on the damaging effects of underage and youth binge drinking and what we can do to solve the problem. You can join the event from 7 to 8:30 in the second-floor boardroom at the Cobb County government building at 100 Cherokee St. But if you can't make it to Marietta Square, follow the forum live here on Patch. You can discuss the forum and ideas of the expert panel in the comments below. If you have questions for the panel, email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. If something goes wrong with the live stream on Patch, you can watch the forum at this site as well, and it is on the county's cable TV station, Channel 23. Here's tonight's panel: …
Entries will address the problem of adults providing alcohol to youth under 21 or how youth can use sources of strength to change attitudes about youth using alcohol.
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Monday, March 5, 2012
Students in grades six through 12 who represent a school or community group based in Cobb County are eligible to submit student-produced video public service announcements on underage drinking. Cobb Alcohol Taskforce, Cobb County School District Prevention Intervention Center and Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities are sponsoring the contest to showcase student’s creative media talents and to increase the use of effective messaging to prevent underage drinking and promote youth sources of strength. PSAs must to be 30, 60 or 90 seconds and address 1 of 2 topics: 1) the problem of adults providing alcohol to youth under 21 or 2) how youth can use sources of strength to change attitudes about youth using …