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RED RIBBON WEEK OCTOBER 23- 31, 2010. Red Ribbon Week October is Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention Month “United We Stand For A Safe and Drug Free.

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1 RED RIBBON WEEK OCTOBER , 2010

2 Red Ribbon Week October is Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention Month “United We Stand For A Safe and Drug Free Land”

3 HISTORY This October marks the 25th anniversary of Red Ribbon Week. In 1985 Enrique Camarena Federal Drug Enforcement Agent, Enrique Camarena was killed by drug traffickers. In honor of his memory and his battle against illegal drugs, friends, neighbors, and parents began to wear red badges of satin. Parents formed coalitions that embraced Camarena’s belief that one person can make a difference. The coalitions adopted the symbol of the red ribbon as their commitment to the creation of a drug free America. Congress officially proclaimed the first National Red Ribbon Week, October the 23rd through the 31st in The Red Ribbon has now become a symbol for the drug free movement.

4 Monday October 25 Pledge Day in Advisor y Red Ribbon Pledge: I pledge to remain Tobacco, Alcohol, Drug and Violence free by making Healthy Choices!! SIGN A PLEDGE CARD DURING ADVISORY RED RIBBONS and PLEDGE CARDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO ADVISORY AND STAFF

5 TUESDAY October 26 WAR ON DRUGS Day ! WEAR SOMET HING RED DAY!” STUDENT COUNCIL WILL DISTRIBUTE MIP PENCILS TO ALL STUDENTS

6 WEDNESDAY October 27 Activity Day! “Being Safe & Drug Free comes in CANS” I Can-You Can- We Can Bring can goods for families for Thanksgiving! The advisory class which collects the most can goods, receives an ice cream party.. SLMS PALS WILL PICK UP CANS FROM ADVISORIES

7 THURSDAY October 28 Recogniti on Day & Reach Out Day! “Beating The War on Drugs & Violence ” Shake someone’s hand today and make a positive comment

8 Friday October 29 Sport s Day “Team Up Against Drugs & Violence ” WEAR YOUR FAVORITE SPORTS JERSEY OR SPIRIT SHIRT !


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