NEWMARKET- York Regionís Youth Action Alliance Program (YAA), York (YEL!T), Youth Exposing Lies !n Tobacco invite their peers to come together and learn the truth about the tobacco industry.
Youth are invited to learn how the tobacco industry targets youth and encourages tobacco use through movies, television, music and print media. This event also gives participants an opportunity to socialize with their friends. Activities will include bowling, pool and darts and dancing.
A special component of this evening event is the Tobacco Hall of Shame. The Tobacco Hall of Shame is an interactive demonstration illustrating how the tobacco industry has evolved over the years.
Free pizza and public transportation to and from the event will be provided.
WHAT: Unlimited glow in the dark bowling, pool, darts and dancing for integrity
WHEN: Friday, November 24, 2006
7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
WHERE: Baldwin Rock & Bowl
23721 Highway 48 (Ravenshoe Road and Hwy #48 - one mile north of Mount Albert)
COST: Tickets are $10.00 each and are available in advance or at the door. To order tickets in advance and to obtain bus schedule information in advance please call 905.830.4444 ext. 3051
York Regionís Youth Action Alliance Program (York YEL!T) aims to prevent and reduce smoking in youth by directly engaging them as key participants in the development and execution of area campaigns. Youth Action Alliances, funded by Smoke-Free Ontario, are meant to be the cornerstone of community-based youth tobacco control programs in Ontario.
For more information on this or any other health-related topics, contact York Region Health Services Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653 (toll free) or visit www.york.ca
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Media Contact: Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, York Region Health Services
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