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Underage Drinking Prevention Town Hall Meeting

February 2, 2012
The Maui Weekly

The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns (DHHC) will hold a Town Hall Meeting for Underage Drinking Prevention on Wedneday, Feb. 8, at the Maui Economic Opportunity (MEO) meeting rooms located at 99 Mahalani Street, Wailuku.

The DHHC in conjunction with the Communities Mobilizing Change on Alcohol Program are looking for youth groups from Maui, Molokai and Lanai to coordinate and launch community projects in April, which is Alcohol Awareness month.

Grant funding of up to $2,000 is available for interested youth groups with qualified projects.

Also present at the meeting will be members of MEO's Youth Action Committee project to speak about prevention of underage drinking.

The Town Hall meeting will be held at MEO, meeting rooms from 6 to 8 p.m. and will include a light dinner.

Those who want to attend are asked to RSVP to Yuki Lei Sugimura, community organizer for the Communities Mobilizing Change on Alcohol Coalition, at 878-1888 or

The Town Hall meeting is made possible through the Hawai'i Strategic Prevention Framework State Initiative Grant (SPF-SIG), a program funded through a cooperative agreement between the Hawai'i State Department of Health's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD) and the Center for Substance abuse Prevention (CSAP) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA), Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. and the County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns.



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