Sheriff’s Association sponsors Illinois Teenage Institute on Substance Abuse
Sheriff Richard A. Meyers of Winnebago County has announced the Illinois Sheriff’s Association is proud to once again be named as a principal sponsor for the annual Illinois Teenage Institute on Substance Abuse.
Illinois Wesleyan University will host this program July 22-26.
The Illinois Teenage Institute is open to anyone who meets the following qualifications:
• A freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in the 2012-2013 school year and younger than 18 years of age
• Willing to attend the entire Institute
• Willing to serve as a youth leader and prevention resource in his or her school, neighborhood or community
• Positive and flexible
There will be 60 scholarships issued statewide. These scholarships will be accepted only on a first-come, first-served basis.
The following will be furnished to participants: tuition, lodging, T-shirt, workshop materials, recreation and meals. Transportation will not be included.
The Illinois Teenage Institute is not a treatment program; it is a prevention program.
Applications are available at the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, 650 W. State St., Rockford, IL 61102, or by calling (815) 319-6000.
From the May 16-22, 2012, issue
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