Northwest NEWS

January 25, 1999

Valley Special

Drug abuse seminar for adults at Tolt Middle School

   The Tolt Middle School PTSA wants parents to ask themselves the following questions:   The PTSA, in partnership with the school administration, is sponsoring the highly-acclaimed "Bong Show" to all adults in the Duvall-Carnation area. The Riverview School District, including the school board, administration, and staff; school staff, parents and teachers and their families, friends and neighbors are encouraged to attend. The free event is on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 7-9 p.m. in the Tolt Middle School Multi-Purpose Room.

   The "Bong Show" is an award-winning adult educational program on alcohol and drug information. It is presented in a dynamic and entertaining style, interspersed with humorous anecdotes and incorporates the presenter's own experiences in dealing with a child using alcohol and other drugs. It offers extensive data on effectively reducing substance abuse by youth in the home, school, and community, and is personalized to each community by including pertinent facts given by the local police in the program.

   The program consists of four components:

   There will be free refreshments. R.S.V.P. requested from those with small children who are interested in taking advantage of free childcare. For questions and R.S.V.P.s, please contact Helen Mellor at 788-8920 or Tolt Principal Janet Gavigan at 333-4191, 788-1349, or 861-5770.