Cumberland, North Smithfield & Lincoln Prevention Coalitions

Communicating with you, so together, we can promote a safe and healthy drug free environment.

December 2019

As we reflect on 2019, we would like to take the opportunity to thank our communities, school Administrators, parents, and our Coalition Members for their support and dedication. We wish you all a happy, healthy and joyous Holiday Season and wonderful New Year!

“How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?"

-Dr. Seuss

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SAVE THE DATE!!! Friday Night Done RIGHT! 1/10/20

SAVE THE DATE! Friday Night Done Right is a FREE fun night for ALL Lincoln Middle School Students, grades 6,7 &8! This is a FREE DROP-OFF EVENT!! Friday, January 10th, 2020, 7-10pm, Lincoln Youth Center. This event is sponsored by the Lincoln Parks & Rec Department & The Lincoln Prevention Coalition and serves as a substance-free safe event for our middle schoolers!

RIPCA and Youth Force Press Conference

The Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association and Youth Force held a Press Conference, focusing on impaired driving over the holiday season, at Lincoln Town Hall on November 27th, 2019. The press conference, held on a day known as "Blackout Wednesday" was well attended by police, highway and traffic administration and the Youth Force of RI.

Town Hall Meeting: Underage Drinking

The Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition hosted a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, December 10th, focusing on underage drinking. We would like to thank everyone that attended the event and most importantly, our "Teen Panel" for a truly eye-opening and honest view into their reality as teens dealing with peer pressure.

Interested in becoming a member of the Cumberland, Lincoln or North Smithfield Prevention Coalition?

Interested in finding out or becoming a member of the Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition? Please join us for our monthly meeting!

(For Lincoln Residents) Tuesday, January 21st at 6:00pm, Lincoln Police Department

(For Cumberland Residents) Tuesday, January 21st at 4:00pm, McCourt Middle School

(For North Smithfield Residents) Thursday, January 23rd at 2:00pm, NS High School

Please join us & learn how YOU can be a part of prevention for the community!

Please watch our Facebook page, Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition, for more exciting news!