11th Annual Racing Against Drugs Event



    LONDON, ON, Sept. 20 /CNW/ - The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, in
partnership with five other local First Nations and the RCMP/OPP Integrated
Support Services Unit in Southwestern Ontario, are currently planning the 11th
Annual First Nations Racing Against Drugs (RAD) event to be held at the
Chippewas of the Thames First Nation Community Center from Sept 26th-28th,
2007.
    A portion of the funds for this year's RAD event have been provided by
the Mounted Police Foundation.
    The two and a half day event will include presentations about drugs,
alcohol, tobacco, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, bullying, internet safety,
peer pressure, nutrition, etc to approximately 500 students from grades 4-7.
    Cpl. Paula Rogers of the RCMP stated, "The RCMP and six local First
Nations have worked jointly for the past 11 years to deliver this viable drug
education program. It's been a great partnership and a great means for the
kids to receive current educational material".




For further information:

For further information: on this event or other events organized by the
ISSU, please contact Cpl. Paula Rogers at (519) 871-0308


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