GFP has a new web site! Check it out at http://www.gfpdrugfree.org!
A Family's Pain Turns into Action! Click the Link! Sign the Petition!
On March 7, 2015, the Davenport Family lost their son & brother, Scott to what appeared to be a heroin overdose but was actually fentanyl! Drug dealers who substitute or mix heroin with fentanyl should be held responsible for their actions! There should be tougher penalties but the law in SC will have to change! Support the Davenport Family! Sign the petition!
The Jeanette C. Cannada / Red Ribbon Memorial Scholarship 2015 Winners Announced!
This year, Greenville Family Partnership has awarded two Jeanette C. Cannada/Red Ribbon Memorial Scholarships in honor of Jeanette Cannada, a founding member who gave 30 years of service to education and the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use among youth.
The two recipients are Charlotte Ruble, a senior at St. Joseph’s Catholic School, and Breauna Young, a senior at Greenville Technical Charter High School. Ms. Ruble plans to attend the University of South Carolina to major in exercise science and later, physical therapy. Ms. Young plans to attend the University of South Carolina Upstate to obtain a degree in nursing.
For more information on the scholarship, please access the links below.
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Red Ribbon Golf Classic 2015!
Benefiting Greenville Family Partnership & Chris & Kelly's HOPE Foundation!
Monday, September 21, 2015
Check in Times: 7:30AM / 12:30PM
Start Times: 8:00AM / 1:00PM
Green Valley Country Club, 225 Green Valley Drive, Greenville, SC 29617
For more information or sponsorship opportunities, contact Katherine Royal at 467-4099; view the golf flyer; visit the "Red Ribbon Golf Classic"; or follow us on Facebook!
While the internet can be a great past-time because it opens doors to worlds in which most of us would never come in contact, it also presents some risks and even dangers when it comes to personal safety and financial security! “Internet Safety Month” encourages parents to take steps to protect children from cyberbullies and child predators and encourages individuals to safeguard their identity and their finances from criminals living a world away who are looking to make millions of quick bucks! To learn how to be “internet safe”, visit OnGuardOnline.gov!
Have You Heard That A New Brand Of E-cigarettes Is Being Promoted As A Newer, Hipper, Cooler Cigarette? Do you think that smoking e-cigarettes is safer than smoking regular cigarettes? Or, do you think the vapor emitted by e-cigarettes is just as dangerous as secondhand smoke?
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