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Opioid Event Focuses on Awareness and Overdose Prevention

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on September 29, 2017 • views: 346
Opioid Event Focuses on Awareness and Overdose Prevention

A crowd of parents, first responders and community leaders gathered in the Daronco Town House in September 26th to learn about opioid addiction and what communities like Pelham can do to combat it. The event was con-sponsored by Pelham PACT, Senator Jeff Klein and the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services […]

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Opioid Awareness Event

Filed in Events, News, Uncategorized by on September 26, 2017 • views: 216
Opioid Awareness Event

Many members of our community have expressed their concern about the recent surge of opioid use, both at the national level and more locally. In response, PACT has partnered with Senator Jeff Klein and OASAS to bring an opioid awareness event to Pelham on Tuesday, September 26th at 7PM. The event will look at the […]

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Ready or not, the Community Calendar of the Pelhams is in the works!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News by on May 9, 2017 • views: 713
Ready or not, the Community Calendar of the Pelhams is in the works!

It’s that time of year again! Pelham PACT Coalition is once again partnering with Burbio to produce the Community Calendar of the Pelhams—a giant, wall-sized calendar including events from local organizations and businesses, including the calendar for Pelham Public Schools. We’ll be selling the calendars just in time for back-to-school, but there are two ways […]

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PACT’s Community Advisory Meeting Shows Continued Need for Substance Use Prevention Programs in Pelham

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on April 23, 2017 • views: 1862
PACT’s Community Advisory Meeting Shows Continued Need for Substance Use Prevention Programs in Pelham

Around 20 community members gathered at The Manor Club on April 20 for Pelham PACT Coalition’s Spring Community Advisory Council (CAC) meeting, a chance for the local community to come together and discuss issues impacting our youth. PACT Board Chair Kit Meyer gave brief introductory remarks, and then Coalition Director Laura Caruso gave updates on […]

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Pelham’s Teen Field Fest is May 13!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Youth by on April 17, 2017 • views: 663
Pelham’s Teen Field Fest is May 13!

PACT’s Youth Leadership Council and Pelham LOFT have officially announced their first-ever Field Fest, which will take place on Saturday, May 13, from 6-10pm at Glover Field. $5 admission & $1 food! Visit PelhamLOFT.org for more details about the event, including specific activities! Please note, all attendees must have a parent sign this waiver (also included below) in […]

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Review of Screenagers by Angelina Rosa

Filed in Events, Youth by on April 11, 2017 • views: 429
Review of Screenagers by Angelina Rosa

On March 21, 2017, around 200 people gathered for a screening of the documentary Screenagers at The Picture House, sponsored by Pelham PACT, Community Care Center, and the Pelham Middle School PTA. Here is a review of the film by Pelham Memorial High School student and PACT Youth Leadership Council member, Angelia Rosa. “Technological innovation and advancement […]

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April 20 is Healthy Teen Brain Day

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on April 10, 2017 • views: 487
April 20 is Healthy Teen Brain Day

Last year, the Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth, in partnership with more than 20 coalitions and municipalities throughout the county, proclaimed April 20 as Healthy Teen Brain Day. The day, 420, has become associated in pop culture with marijuana use, so Pelham PACT and other coalitions used the day to honor teens who are making […]

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You’re Invited: Community Advisory Council

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on March 28, 2017 • views: 495
You’re Invited: Community Advisory Council

Pelham PACT Coalition’s Community Advisory Council Meeting April 20, 2017 8:30-10:00am The Manor Club Please join us at PACT’s Community Advisory Forum on Thursday, April 20, from 8:30-10:00am at the Manor Club (1023 Esplanade).  PACT Coalition Director, Laura Caruso, will share data from the recent Prevention Needs Assessment Survey, which took place at PMS and […]

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Recap of the PACT Town Hall: Screenagers

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on March 25, 2017 • views: 618
Recap of the PACT Town Hall: Screenagers

There was a packed house at the Pelham Picture House on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, when almost 200 people attended the showing of the documentary film Screenagers. In attendance were parents of elementary, middle, and high school students, school administrators, and counselors. The event was held as a Town Hall sponsored by Pelham PACT, Community […]

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Kahoot Trivia Night for Teens on March 31

Filed in Events, News, Youth by on March 7, 2017 • views: 539
Kahoot Trivia Night for Teens on March 31

PACT’s Youth Leadership Council and the Pelham LOFT present: Kahoot Trivia Night at JCafe! Friday, March 31 from 5-6:30pm at JCafe $5 entry fee includes free food! Register your team to attend by visiting Eventbrite!

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Screenagers Re-Scheduled for March 21

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on February 27, 2017 • views: 1139
Screenagers Re-Scheduled for March 21

Pelham PACT’s spring Town Hall event has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, March 21, at 7:30pm at The Picture House. We will be screening the award-winning documentary Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, followed by a panel discussion facilitated by Sharon Charles, a social worker on staff at Pelham Middle School. This FREE event is sponsored […]

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Pelham PACT Coalition Attending the CADCA National Leadership Forum

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News by on February 2, 2017 • views: 428
Pelham PACT Coalition Attending the CADCA National Leadership Forum

Representatives from Pelham PACT Coalition are going to the Washington, D.C., area next week to join approximately 3,000 substance abuse prevention specialists and advocates from throughout the country for the CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s) 27th Annual National Leadership Forum. “We are so excited to be able to spend several days with other similar […]

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