Thank you for joining us for our 2nd Hot Cocoa Run!  For the second year in a row it was a glorious day for a good walk or run!

Whether this was your first run or just another walk in the park; whether you ran your personal best or lingered slowly to enjoy the sunshine, we are thrilled that you chose to spend Saturday morning with us.

THIS IS WHAT MAKES US LACE UP OUR RUNNING SHOES!! (hint:  it’s not the trophies…it’s what’s behind the trophies!)

hot cocoa 2017 kids with trophies

Your participation helps SCAT continue on its mission of preventing drug and alcohol use among our youth, providing support for positive youth, family and community development and promoting a safe, healthy community.

Mark your calendar!  Next year’s run will take place on February 17, 2018.  Your presence together with your active contributions, feedback and ideas is greatly appreciated and will go toward making this event an even greater success next year.  Please feel free to email us at dchany@sylvaniaschools.org with your comments and suggestions:

Interested in volunteering? Shoot us an email:  http://www.sylvaniascat.org/contact/

Once again a big ‘thank you’ and we look forward to seeing you next year!!


marijuana leaf

An important article about the issue of marijuana and addiction from PreventionPlusWellness:

Marijuana use has been shrouded in myth and misconception for centuries.  In our lifetime, this situation is being exacerbated by a growing marijuana industry stemming from the legalization of recreational and medical cannabis use.

The marijuana industry markets cannabis use not just to have fun and socialize, but as part of a hip lifestyle, and to self-medicate everything from anxiety to low energy.  It also portrays cannabis consumption as innocuous and as normal a part of daily life as having a glass of wine with dinner.

One of the more frequently espoused marijuana myths is that its use is not addictive like other drugs.  Others think that addiction from marijuana is possible, but that it is very rare.  Still others think that if marijuana use does become addictive, it’s easy to just stop using it.

Each of these beliefs is incorrect.  Click here to read more…

 Your support is always welcome, every day of the year. You can give at any time through our website www.sylvaniascat.org or by mailing a check to SCAT, 4747 N. Holland-Sylvania Road, Sylvania, OH 43560.





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