Groups list http://alcoholfreechildren.org/group-list en Nevada http://alcoholfreechildren.org/content/nevada <div class="field field-name-field-group-logo field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://alcoholfreechildren.org/sites/default/files/Nevada.jpg" width="251" height="201" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-type field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group Type:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Coalition</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-state field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group State:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Nevada</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-description field-type-text-long field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Group Description:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is the group site for the Nevada Virtual Statewide Partnership on underage/childhood drinking prevention. For information on underage drinking for Nevada, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm. Two First Spouses have been active in the Leadership Foundation in recent years: First Lady Kathleen Sandoval and her predecessor First Lady Emeritus Dawn Gibbons. If you would like to thank your First Lady for participating, you can contact her at: Mrs. Kathleen Sandoval, First Lady of Nevada, Governor&#039;s Mansion, 606 Mountain St., Carson City, NV 89703. </div></div></div> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 00:57:07 +0000 admin 452 at http://alcoholfreechildren.org Alabama http://alcoholfreechildren.org/content/alabama <div class="field field-name-field-group-logo field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://alcoholfreechildren.org/sites/default/files/alabama.jpg" width="274" height="184" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-type field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group Type:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Coalition</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-state field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group State:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Alabama</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-description field-type-text-long field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Group Description:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is the group site for the Alabama Virtual Statewide Partnership on underage/childhood drinking prevention. For information on underage drinking for Alabama, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm. First Lady Dianne Bentley has not yet joined the conversation. If you would like to encourage her to join, her address is: First Lady Dianne Bentley Executive Mansion 1142 South Perry Street Montgomery, AL 36104. First Lady Patsy Riley Emeritus joined The Leadership in 2003. She has brought her dedication to addressing the issues facing our Nation&#039;s youth to the Leadership initiative. Mrs. Riley participated in SAMHSA&#039;s 2004 and 2005 Reach Out Now National Teach-In by leading teach-ins for 5th-grade classes.</div></div></div> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:07:00 +0000 admin 457 at http://alcoholfreechildren.org Nebraska http://alcoholfreechildren.org/content/nebraska <div class="field field-name-field-group-logo field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://alcoholfreechildren.org/sites/default/files/nebraska.jpg" width="201" height="251" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-type field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group Type:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Coalition</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-state field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group State:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Nebraska</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-description field-type-text-long field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Group Description:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is the group site for the Nebraska Virtual Statewide Partnership on underage/childhood drinking prevention. For information on underage drinking for Nebraska, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm. First Lady Sally Ganem, an elementary school principal, brings her extensive background in educating young people to Leadership. Ms.Ganem, who joined in March 2005, is the principal of Howard Elementary School in Fremont. In 2007, Ms. Ganem announced a new Nebraska initiative known by the slogan “No Free Ride if You Provide,” targeting underage high-school drinkers and parents or adults who supply teens with alcohol. The initiative will involve a yearlong publicity campaign as well as stepped-up enforcement, including more patrols of underage-drinking parties and more frequent checks of businesses that sell alcohol to ensure they do not sell to minors. In 2006, the First Lady spoke at the annual “Administrators&#039; Days” conference held by the Nebraska Department of Education at which underage drinking was the first item on the agenda. Also in 2006, Ms. Ganem joined Governor Dave Heineman in issuing a joint press release announcing the State&#039;s Town Halls, and attended a Town Hall meeting. The First Lady is involved in several educational organizations, including the Nebraska Association of Elementary School Principals and the Nebraska Council of School Administrators. She is active in the Fremont community as a member of the Low Income Ministry Board and the Social Sciences Advisory Board of Metropolitan Community College. She is a past president of both the Fremont Area United Way and Big Brothers Big Sisters. She has served as a volunteer with the American Heart Association and with John C Fremont Days. Ms. Ganem received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She and her husband have one son.</div></div></div> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:12:07 +0000 admin 458 at http://alcoholfreechildren.org California http://alcoholfreechildren.org/content/california <div class="field field-name-field-group-logo field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://alcoholfreechildren.org/sites/default/files/California.jpg" width="275" height="183" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-type field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group Type:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Coalition</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-state field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group State:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">California</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-description field-type-text-long field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Group Description:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is the group site for the California Virtual Statewide Partnership on underage/childhood drinking prevention. For information on underage drinking for California, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm. First Lady Anne Brown has not yet joined the Leadership. If you would like to encourage her to join, here address is: Ms. Anne Brown. First Lady of California, State Capitol, Sacramento, CA 95814.</div></div></div> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:24:56 +0000 admin 459 at http://alcoholfreechildren.org Alaska http://alcoholfreechildren.org/content/alaska <div class="field field-name-field-group-logo field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://alcoholfreechildren.org/sites/default/files/Alaska.jpg" width="275" height="183" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-type field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group Type:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Coalition</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-state field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group State:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Alaska</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-description field-type-text-long field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Group Description:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is the group site for the Alaska Virtual Statewide Partnership on underage/childhood drinking prevention. For information on underage drinking for Alaska, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm. First Lady Sandra Parnell joined the Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation in 2009. She is active in community improvement efforts across Alaska. </div></div></div> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:09:51 +0000 admin 463 at http://alcoholfreechildren.org Kentucky http://alcoholfreechildren.org/content/kentucky <div class="field field-name-field-group-logo field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://alcoholfreechildren.org/sites/default/files/Kentucky.jpg" width="300" height="153" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-type field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group Type:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Coalition</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-state field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group State:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Kentucky</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-description field-type-text-long field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Group Description:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is the group site for the Kentucky Virtual Statewide Partnership on underage/childhood drinking prevention. For information on underage drinking for Kentucky, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm. An educator, businesswoman, and community leader, First Lady Jane Beshear comes to Leadership with years of experience in public service and a special focus on youth. Mrs. Beshear spent many years teaching high school students and is committed to improving literacy, to a high quality learning environment for all students, and reducing school drop-out. She is keenly aware of the role of alcohol use in high school graduation failure rates.</div></div></div> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:22:10 +0000 admin 464 at http://alcoholfreechildren.org Ohio http://alcoholfreechildren.org/content/ohio <div class="field field-name-field-group-logo field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://alcoholfreechildren.org/sites/default/files/Ohio.jpg" width="300" height="112" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-type field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group Type:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Coalition</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-state field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group State:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Ohio</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-description field-type-text-long field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Group Description:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Ohio&#039;s Statewide Prevention Coalition Association (SPCA) meets regularly. It is convened by the Drug Free Action Alliance. This group site is the virtual platform for SPCA, specific to their work on underage drinking prevention. For information on underage drinking in Ohio, visit: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm. First Lady Karen Kasich is a member of the Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation. Two previous First Spouses were also members. First Lady Emeritus Francis Strickland and First Lady Emeritus Hope Taft. Mrs. Taft has served as the President and CEO of the Leadership To Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation from 2005 to present.</div></div></div> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:33:22 +0000 admin 465 at http://alcoholfreechildren.org Washington http://alcoholfreechildren.org/content/washington <div class="field field-name-field-group-logo field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://alcoholfreechildren.org/sites/default/files/Washington_0.jpg" width="213" height="160" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-state field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group State:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Washington</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-description field-type-text-long field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Group Description:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">The is the group site for the Washington Statewide Underage Drinking Prevention Partnership. For more information on underage drinking, visit: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm. First Gentleman Mike Gregoire joined the Leadership in April 2005. He was employed as a health care investigator for the State of Washington for many years and retired in 2003. He has held a lifelong commitment to veterans’ affairs, particularly the effects of Agent Orange and veterans’ mental health issues, having served in the Viet Nam war as a platoon leader and convoy commander with the “DeltaExpress” in the Mekong Delta. Mr. Gregoire is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and plans to work to protect innocent victims of war whether in uniform or civilian. Mr. Gregoire graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in history. He and his wife have two children. &quot;Childhood drinking is one of the greatest public health problems facing us today. Children who drink alcohol are at risk for a series of health problems. Some result directly from alcohol’s effect on developing bodies and others, like teen pregnancy and drunk driving crashes, result from impaired judgment and perceptions related to alcohol use. We can’t afford to look the other way when childhood drinking is causing so much harm.&quot; — Mike Gregoire THE STATE of WASHINGTON MIKE GREGOIRE Executive Mansion Olympia, WA 98504 Contact Person: Veronica Marohn Title: Chief of Staff Mailing Address: P.O. Box 40002 Olympia, WA 98504 Tele#: 360/753-6780 Fax#: 360/753-4110 E-mail: &lt;Veronica.Marohn@GOV.WA.GOV&gt;</div></div></div> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 17:34:36 +0000 admin 466 at http://alcoholfreechildren.org Florida http://alcoholfreechildren.org/content/florida <div class="field field-name-field-group-logo field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://alcoholfreechildren.org/sites/default/files/Florida.jpg" width="229" height="220" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-type field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group Type:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Coalition</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-state field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group State:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Florida</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-description field-type-text-long field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Group Description:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is the group site for the Florida Virtual Underage Drinking Prevention Partnership. If you would like to find information on underage drinking in Florida, visit: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm First Lady Anne Scott has not yet joined the conversation. To encourage her to join, you can write her at: First Lady Ann Scott, First Lady of Florida, Governor&#039;s Mansion, 700 North Adams Street, Tallahassee, FL 33299. You can find sample letters in &quot;Leadership Foundation Legacy&quot;, &quot;Contact Your State First Spouse&quot;. </div></div></div> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 15:23:09 +0000 admin 467 at http://alcoholfreechildren.org Louisiana http://alcoholfreechildren.org/content/louisiana <div class="field field-name-field-group-logo field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://alcoholfreechildren.org/sites/default/files/Louisiana.jpg" width="300" height="143" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-type field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group Type:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Coalition</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-state field-type-list-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Group State:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Louisiana</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-group-description field-type-text-long field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Group Description:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is the group site for the Louisiana Virtual Underage Drinking Prevention Partnership. If you would like information on underage drinking in Louisiana, visit: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm. First Lady Supriya Jindal has not yet joined the Leadership Foundation. If you would like to encourage her to join, you can send her a letter to: Mrs. Supriya Jindal First Lady of Louisiana 1001 Capital Access Road Baton Rouge, LA 70802 </div></div></div> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 15:34:07 +0000 admin 468 at http://alcoholfreechildren.org