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Underage Drinking Will be Topic of Public Presentation in Watford City on September 29

 


If you are a teen, parent, grandparent or just a person who would like to learn more about the topic of underage drinking, you will want to attend a public presentation on Tuesday, Sept 29. This session will start with a 6 p.m. free supper and will continue with a 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT program at the Watford City Civic Center. Pre-registration is requested prior to attending. Please contact the McKenzie County Extension Office at 701-444-3451 or email marcia.hellandsaas@ndsu.edu if you are interested in coming to this event.

This special evening will provide an overview of the following topics; the laws of underage drinking, drinking and driving facts and penalties, brain development of teens and the effect of alcohol on their brain, the physical process of alcohol consumption, the long term effects of alcohol and more.

Door prizes for both teens and adults will be awarded. Input and discussion of alternative activities will be part of the program.

This session will be presented by Kayla Wentz of the ND Safety Council. This program is sponsored by the Watford City Police Department, NDSU Extension Service/McKenzie County and the McKenzie County Community Coalition. Funding is provided by Strategic Prevention Framework, State Incentive Grant monies.

Everyone is invited to attend.

 

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