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Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Groups plan 'Safe Spring Break' message

With Spring Break just around the corner, the Pittsburg State University Substance Abuse Focus Group has lined up several activities to remind students to play it safe while they're having fun.

On Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., the Gorillas in Your Midst and Peer Health Education organizations will be distributing Safe Spring Break kits (including sunscreen, candy, lip balm, condoms, and safety information) on the Oval and in the student center.

Other events planned for the week are as follows:

Monday, March 12
2:45-4 p.m. – Sidewalk chalk contest on the oval. Winners will receive up to $100 in gift certificates.

7 p.m. – Erin Weede will present "Stayin' Alive on Spring Break," a safety presentation, on the Oval. Sponsored by Campus Activities and Student Prevention and Wellness. For more information go to http://www.safespringbreak.org/.

Tuesday, March 13
5-7:30 p.m. – Miniature golf at Four Oaks Golf Course (free with PSU ID). Sponsored by the Substance Abuse Focus Group and Gorillas In Your Midst.

Wednesday, March 14
5 p.m. – Free Safe Spring Break BBQ at the University Lake. Sponsored by GAMMA (Greeks Advocating the Mature Management of Alcohol).

7 p.m. – "The Price Is Right" game at Dellinger Underground (below Gibson Dining Hall). Winners will receive a chance at door prizes, gift certificates to area restaurants and stores, and a $100 Wal-Mart gift card. Sponsored by the Residence Hall Assembly.

Thursday, March 15
7 p.m. – "Bernie McGrenhan’s Happy Hour: Comedy With a Twist," a comedy lecture with a serious message about high-risk drinking, at the U-Club. Sponsored by the Student Activities Council.

For more information, contact Substance Abuse Focus Group Chairman J.T. Knoll at 620-235-4062.

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