DBHDD to host Red Ribbon Week Awards Celebration

March 26, 2015

Georgia children celebrated for living drug free

March 26, 2015  

MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES  

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Angelyn Dionysatos, Press Secretary
angelyn.dionysatos@dbhdd.ga.gov
(404) 463-8035

ATLANTA—The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities will host an awards ceremony for winners of the 2014 Red Ribbon Week competition on March 30, 2015.

The celebration honors schools and community-based organizations that have done an exemplary job of educating their communities about living drug-free and making healthy lifestyle choices.

The department expects nearly 200 people to attend the celebration. DBHDD Commissioner Frank Berry and Atlanta Dream star DeLisha Milton-Jones will provide remarks. Awards will be presented in the categories of elementary, middle/high schools, and community-based organizations.

Who
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

What
Governor’s Red Ribbon Week Awards Celebration

When
Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.                 

Where
Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30307

The Red Ribbon campaign is a year-round, national initiative that promotes drug-free lifestyles to youth and adults. Red Ribbon Week is celebrated annually from October 23-31. For more information about Red Ribbon efforts in Georgia, or to schedule an interview at the event, contact (404) 463-8035 or dbhddpress@dbhdd.ga.gov.
 

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