Posts Tagged ‘ Red Ribbon Rally ’

Red Ribbon Rally pledges a drug free community

October 22, 2015
Students gather at the town green to sign the red ribbon during the annual Red Ribbon Rally on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The 25th Annual Red Ribbon Rally was held on the town green last week, giving dozens of Southington students an opportunity to pledge their commitment to clean and sober living. More than 300 residents crowded downtown to show their support for the pledge, which was made by 19 student groups on Wednesday…

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Youths say no to drugs during rally

October 24, 2014
By Lindsay Carey
The Southington High School cheerleaders lead a cheer during the Red Ribbon Rally last week.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Southington Drug Task Force recently hosted the 24 annual Red Ribbon Rally to promote a drug and alcohol free community. This year’s theme was “Take a Stand Against Drug and Alcohol. Families, student groups and community leaders gathered on the town green for the event on Wednesday night.  Trish…

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Kids say no to drugs at rally

October 19, 2012
By Tammi Naudus
Youths showcase signs against drug use during a drug rally Monday evening. The rally was moved to Derynoski Elementary School due to weather concerns.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The annual “Red Ribbon Rally” returned for its 22nd year, inviting Southington students of all ages to declare their opposition to drug use. The rally is usually held on the town green, but rainy weather moved it indoors to the auditorium at nearby Derynoski Elementary School. The crowd easily filled…

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Red Ribbon drug rally Monday afternoon

October 12, 2012
Pictured are JFK Students Frankie Ferrante, Sam Petro, Kat Rothstein, and Shawn Fortier with their Drug Rally Posters that they are submitting for the Red Ribbon Rally Poster Contest.

Students and community members will gather on the town green to show their solidarity against drug abuse during the Red Ribbon Rally on Oct. 15, a Southington tradition that goes back two decades. The annual event, put on by the Southington Drug Task Force, is typically upbeat and full of cheers and laughter, but the…

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