Drug Awareness And Healthy Lifestyle Day

The Saskatoon Police Service, Saskatoon Minor Hockey Association and a number of other agencies will play host to 800 elementary school students for Drug Awareness and Healthy Lifestyle Day on Wednesday November 19th, 2008.

In conjunction with Drug Awareness Week representatives from agencies including Saskatoon Fire and Protective Services, MD Ambulance, SGI, and the Saskatoon Health Region will team up in one venue to offer students information on drug awareness and healthy lifestyles. SGI has generously agreed to sponsor the event.

The event will also include presentations by three local Olympic athletes. Kelsey Hendry (Pole Vault), Dionne Meyer (Softball), and Ilana Duff (Paralympics) have recently competed in the Bejing Olympic Games.

The media is invited to attend the event, at the Kinsmen/Henk Ruys Soccer Centre, 219 Primrose Drive, at 10:45 a.m. Representatives from all agencies involved will be on hand.