Media Release

Underage Drinking Meeting

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 3:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Partners in Prevention for Substance Abuse Community Coalition (PIPSA), the University of Florida, the Alachua County School Board, and the Alachua County 4-H Youth Development Program are sponsoring a Town Hall Meeting to address underage drinking.  The meeting will take place on Thursday, March 25, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Middle School Auditorium located at 1001 SE 12 Street, Gainesville. 

The Town Hall Meeting will increase community awareness on the issue of underage drinking, discuss solutions to address this problem, and provide resources for parents, youth, and other community members.  This event is open to the Gainesville and Alachua County community and attendees will be eligible to win prizes.

For more information, please contact Gwen Love, chair of PIPSA, at (352) 244-0628, ext. 3831.  Additional contacts include Dave Khey, Coalition Coordinator for PIPSA, at (352) 226-6050, Maureen Miller, Coordinator for Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention, GatorWell Health Promotion Services, UF Division of Student Affairs, at (352) 273-4463, or Kate Fogarty, Youth Development Specialist, UF�s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Florida 4-H Youth Development Program, at (352) 273-3527.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).