Drug-Free All Star Chosen as Truth Initiative Ambassador

The Coalition would like to recognize Alex Sanchez, Diboll High School Drug-Free All Star, for being selected as one of twelve national Truth Initiative Ambassadors. According to truth InitiativeÒ, their truth Ambassadors are young people who have previous experience with tobacco control advocacy and are especially passionate about making their communities tobacco-free and mobilizing their peers to achieve this goal. The Truth Ambassador program is designed to last one year so students have the opportunity

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Free Smoking Cessation Classes

Dates: April 8, 15, 22 and 29 Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Where: CHI St. Lukes in Lufkin – Community Education Meeting Room To register or for more information, contact us at The Coalition at (936) 634-9308 or info@angcoalition.org The Coalition, Inc is partnering with CHI St. Luke’s Memorial Health to offer the Freshstart smoking cessation program in Angelina county.  This 4-session program is free for all participants and materials are included.

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Angelina Youth Advocate for TEXAS Tobacco 21

Five Angelina County youth visited the Texas State Capitol to advocate for tobacco control legislation, including bills to stop the sale of tobacco, including e-cigarettes and JUUL, to their peers under age 21. In addition to scheduled visits in offices, the entire T21 youth group from across the state (21 of them total) canvassed the Capitol and dropped off information packets to every representative and senator. Since 1988, The Coalition has focused on eliminating the

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Drug-Free All Stars Visit Woodland Heights Medical Center

This month, the Drug-Free All Stars visited Woodland Heights Medical Center and had the opportunity to hear the Director of Emergency Services, Mr. Stephen Bennett, speak on the dangers of distracted/drugged driving. He discussed the effects drugs and alcohol can have on the brain, as well as other distractions people can experience while driving, such as cell phones. The Coalition would like to give special thanks to Jennifer Stevens, Director of Marketing, Amanda Anderson, Assistant

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East Texas Youth Attend SAY WHAT! Action Summit

The Coalition, Inc., in partnership with the Texas School Safety Center, recently participated in the Say What! Action Summit in Lufkin, Texas to learn more about youth leadership and tobacco prevention.  Say What! stands for Students, Adults and Youth Working Hard Against Tobacco and is a state-wide movement that aims to unify the youth of Texas under the common goal of making Texans healthier regarding tobacco use.  The Say What! Action Summit, held March 2, 2019

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Color Out Tobacco: An Obstacle Challenge Course

On Saturday, March 23rd, from 10:00AM – 12:00PM, Say What (Students, Adults, and Youth Working Hard Against Tobacco) students and The Coalition will be hosting Color Out Tobacco: An Obstacle Challenge Course, to celebrate national Kick Butts Day. Participants will make their way through an obstacle course filled with fun challenges. Color will be flying from everywhere so that participants can help Color Out Tobacco! Participants will receive a FREE t-shirt (white) that can be

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