April 2015 Meeting Minutes

Guests

Pam Plaskie, Alanon, Alateen

Lauren Rousseau, Anonymous People Event

Old Business

  • LSOY Coalition Update: Mission, Member commitment form, Board of Directors, Administrative: Develop Volunteer Activity Record Form , Ponder Name
  • Run 2 Save Our Youth Update: Saturday, June 6, 8:30 a.m; City Hall location; route pending; 5k/10k/walk; Registration open – LSOY website, Active.com; New sponsor brochures (att.), revised sponsor solicitation – mailing & coalition assist; advertising
  • High School Updates – FHS prom give-away – magnetic photo frame $1/ea; Ladywood Red & Yellow Ribbon Week – April  13-17
  • 13Mar – Marijuana – Our Kids and Communities – Al Clemens
  • 16Mar – Schoolcraft College, Mocktail Party, Shot of Reality Improv – Karen, Angel
  • 16Mar – CDS Foundation Appreciation Dinner, Thank you in order! – Karen, Richard
  • 19Mar – DWMHA Prevention Provider Meeting – Karen
  • Goal: Bridge Prevention/Treatment/Recovery
  • Tobacco 21 Resolution (att.)
  • Alcohol in US Dietary Guidelines (att.)
  • 24Mar – LPS Parent Fair, Parenting for Prevention – Lisa Sellinger
  • 26Mar – Leadership Day, Emerson Middle School (att.) – Karen
  • 26Mar – Legislative Meet & Greet – Kaleen Snowden, Susan Nicholas, John Grzebik
  • Next Event – Terry Marecki, Wayne Co. Commission Office Hours (att.)
  • 30/31Mar – St. Aidan’s Family Awareness Program – David Shuit & Karen

New Business & Upcoming Activities

  • Community Forum Planning (ongoing) – Program content – what to name? Division of labor, set calendar, coordinate with St. Mary’s
  • Teens Using Drugs – What To Know and What To Do (two-part series) 7:00-8:30 (att.)
    • Canton High School: Wednesday, May 6 & May 13
    • Livonia Stevenson High School: Wednesday, May 20 & May 27
  • CDS Foundation – Help Wanted! – Tino’s Farm ready – House Manager needed (att.)
  • Passport to Safety (ongoing for 13Jun) – Include parent education information regarding tobacco & prescription medication use, storage & disposal
  • 21Apr – Advocacy Day – Lansing (att.)
  • 24Apr – Taylor Comedy Night 7:00 p.m., fundraiser (att.)
  • 25Apr – Healthy Kids Day, Livonia Y – Resource table and presentation
  • 29Apr – St. Mary’s Community Health Assessment Planning (ongoing)
  • 06My – Youth Expo, Hosted by Runaway & Homeless Youth, Michelle Legleitner

Community Reporting

  • Yikyak – Social Networking app

NEXT MEETING:  Wednesday, May 06, 2015, 9:-00-11:00 a.m.

Mission Statement – The Livonia Save Our Youth Coalition exists to educate and empower the community regarding the health and safety of our young people with a focus on alcohol and other drugs.