Healthy Voices Healthy Choices to host Wake Up Alexandria
The coalition works to create an environment where it is easier for youth in the Alexandria area to make healthy and positive choices regarding substance use.
The Healthy Voices Healthy Choices Coalition of Horizon Public Health will host the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Wake Up Alexandria event on Friday, Aug. 6 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Discovery Middle School, 510 McKay Avenue North in Alexandria.
The event is open to everyone. A $1 admission is requested, with all proceeds donated to the day’s nonprofit recipient, the Alexandria Area YMCA. All chamber members will also be placed in a drawing for the Pot of Gold, which is currently valued at nearly $4,000.
The Healthy Voices Healthy Choices Coalition works to create an environment where it is easier for youth in the Alexandria area to make healthy and positive choices regarding substance use.
The coalition was formed in 2016 and is made up of representatives from multiple sectors of the community, including youth, parents, businesses, media, schools, youth serving organizations, law enforcement, corrections, religious organizations, health care and government. Support for the coalition is provided through Horizon Public Health and a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Behavioral Health Divisions.
Learn more at facebook.com/HealthyVoicesHealthyChoicesCoalition.