Town hall meeting on dangers of marijuana use set for Dec. 8

The Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth is hosting a town hall meeting on the dangers of marijuana use on Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Middle School in Fishersville.

The event is being offered to raise awareness about the effects of marijuana on youth in our community. Several speakers will address local conditions, effects of marijuana on the brain and there will be local agencies on hand to provide information on how and where to get help.

For more information, contact Keri Jones at (540) 332-3806 or joneskd@ci.staunton.va.us.


Let’s be the Influence to be focus of town hall meeting on underage drinking

greater augusta prevention partners.cdrGreater Augusta Prevention Partners and the Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth are hosting a town hall meeting on underage drinking that will be held on Thursday, Aug. 20, at Wilson Middle School.

Speakers at the town hall meeting include Anne F. Reed, a local juvenile justice attorney, Derek Almarode from the Augusta County Sheriff’s office, and more.

The event, part of the Let’s be the Influence campaign from GAPP and the Office on Youth, is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. The public is invited.

The town hall meeting is aimed at bringing the community together around the issue of underage drinking. Participants can learn about what is being done about underage drinking and the pressures youth face to drink.

Light dinner served at 5:30 p.m. Childcare and children’s activities provided.

More online at ValleyPrevention.com.

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