San Rafael Alcohol and Drug Coalition to Hold Town Hall Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                 

For events occurring November 9, 2013                                                               

Michael Scippa 415 548-0492

Jorge Castillo 213 840-3336

San Rafael Alcohol and Drug Coalition to Hold Town Hall Meeting
Will Make a Call to Action to Stop Underage Consumption of Alcopops in the Canal Neighborhood

SAN RAFAEL, CA  (November 7, 2013) – The Drug Free Community-funded San Rafael Alcohol and Drugs Coalition, along with youth, adults, and community organizations from across Marin County who have banded together to create an Alcopop-Free Zone® in the Canal area of San Rafael, will hold a town hall meeting this Saturday. The public is invited to attend and learn how to better address underage alcohol consumption. They will also learn to encourage greater community cooperation by asking local retailers to voluntarily stop selling dangerous youth-attractive flavored malt beverages (FMBs) known as alcopops, and celebrate and promote retailers who comply as responsible, family-friendly, alcopop-free stores.

What:      Town Hall Meeting

When:     Saturday, November 9, 2013, 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:    Pickleweed Community Center, 50 Canal St. San Rafael California 94901

Who:       Representatives from:          

Why:   Youth-attractive alcopops, or Flavored Malt Beverages (FMBs):     

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