What’s the Big Deal About 21? (A Timeline)

Written by Mariah J. Garratt || Photo by @rawpixel on Unsplash Today’s teens have only ever known the age 21 threshold for the purchase of alcohol. However, many parents may still remember pre-Reagan presidency, when legal drinking ages were given far more flexibility. In fact, before the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 was…

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JJC Meeting: March 15th, 2019

Anyone wanting to join the team and help TIP the Scale to stop underage drinking in Iroquois County can join us at our next JJC Meeting.   Learn about the JJC’s work with the TIP the Scale campaign and youth prevention education programming.  Help plan our future efforts….

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Empowering a Confident, Alcohol-Free Teen

Written by Mariah J. Garratt || Photo by Andrea Tummons on Unsplash   As a parent, seeing your child succeed in life is likely to be a high priority on your list. Unfortunately, encouraging the avoidance of underage drinking while promoting healthy habits and relationships isn’t always an easy task.   Teenagers were proven to…

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JJC Meeting: December 14th

  Friday, December 14th from 10:00 a.m. – Noon at the Iroquois County Courthouse. Learn about the JJC’s work with the TIP the Scale campaign and youth prevention education programming.  Come enjoy some sweet treats and help plan our future efforts….

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