Thriving Youth Task Force 2019

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‘What NOT to Teach Your Teen’ About Drinking: Hear from an Expert Wednesday Night, Nov 20

Rob Turrisi
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Every parent wants to send their child off to college fully prepared. You teach them how to do laundry, how to budget time and money, and how to navigate tricky roommate situations. What NOT to teach your teen? How to drink. On Wednesday, Nov. Continue Reading →

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Last Day to Register for Darien Family Day Dinner (on Friday)

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Wednesday, Sept. 18 is the last day you can register: The Thriving Youth Task Force, the Darien YMCA, The Community Fund of Darien and the Darien Youth Commission invite you to celebrate “Family Day Dinner,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept 20. The dinner is free. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Lots of Your Parenting Is by Example, Good and Bad, Including the Way You Abuse Substances

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Apple. Tree. Children by nature watch and mimic their parents’ behaviors, beliefs and attitudes. Health conscious parents take pride in modeling good nutrition and exercise for their kids. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Darien United Supports ‘Our Darien’ Campaign to Rein In Risky Drinking

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To the editor:

This letter expresses Darien United’s support of the “Our Darien” campaign launched by the Thriving Youth Task Force of The Community Fund of Darien. This Campaign is vital to our community as it addresses the important issue of underage binge drinking as well as how surrounding community-wide norms can contribute to adolescent alcohol abuse. (more…) Continue Reading →

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