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National Red Ribbon Week

October 23-31, 2015

Respect Yourself. Be Drug Free

Richland County Comes Together - Respect Your Community

Recently, Quest Diagnostics put out a stunning report of how much drug abuse has increased in the workplace. In one year, the statistics have gone from 4.7% to 9.3%. American workers are increasingly testing positive for workforce drug use across almost all workforce categories. Normally the rise has been in prescription drug positivity rates, but now, it seems, illicit drug use is on the rise.

Normally, Red Ribbon Week reaches out to the schools in every area across the country. This time, we are working to reach everyone in the Richland County community during Red Ribbon Week, to bring education to our students, parents and to the community we live in.

Schedule - Tuesday, October 27

1:00pm Opening statements from Judge Greg Mohr at Sidney High School Gymnasium
1:30pm Dr. Gary Dale, former State of Montana Medical Examiner
2:30pm Kat Perkins of "The Voice" speaks on "Dream It, Do It"
3:15pm School is dismissed
4:30pm Free Community Meal at Sidney High School Cafeteria
6:00pm Opening Statement from Judge Greg Mohr
6:15pm Kat Perkins will sing one song
6:30pm Dr. Gary Dale speaking to parents and community
7:30pm Kat Perkins Concert at the Sidney High School Gymnasium
8:45pm Sign autographs

Support the Campaign

Gold Level Sponsorship

Media and Print Recognition and other Benefits

  • $10,000
  • $5,000
  • $2,500

Silver Level Sponsorship

Media and Print Recognition and other Benefits

  • $2,000
  • $1,000
  • $500

Bronze Level Sponsorship

Media and Print Recognition

  • $250
  • $200
  • $150
  • $100

TO GIVE ONLINE - You may TEXT TO GIVE through the Foundation for Community Care by using your credit card and simply sending a text to 41444 and type the word DRUG in the body of the message. You will receive instructions for completing the donation.

TO GIVE BY CHECK - Please make your check payable to Foundation for Community Care and put Red Ribbon Week in the memo. All donations made through the Foundation for Community Care are 501c3 tax-deductible. Mail your check to the Foundation office at 221 2nd St NW, Sidney MT 59270

Red Ribbon Campaign

The Red Ribbon Campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention program, sponsored by the National Family Partnership. NFP, formerly the National Federation of Parents for Drug Free Youth, was established as a grassroots, non-profit organization in 1980 by a handful of concerned and determined parents who were convinced they should begin to play a leadership role in drug prevention. Since its founding 30 years ago, NFP has devoted its efforts to the well-being of the youth. Today, NFP is a national leader in drug prevention education and advocacy. Their mission is to lead and support our nation's families and communities in nurturing the full potential of healthy, drug-free youth.

The mission of the Red Ribbon Campaign (Red Ribbon Week) is to present a unified and visible commitment toward the creation of a DRUG-FREE AMERICA.


Janette McCollum, Kay Fulkerson, Katy DeMangelaere, Sierra Propp, Rachel Leininger, Stacy Brunsvold, Sarah Haines, Nicole Hackley, Missy Smies, Tia Lewis, Janelle Buxbaum, Gina Heckey, Dain Earwood, Loretta Thiel, Kelly Johnson, Kristin Kennedy, Marissa Eberling, Mary Sundheim, Vicky Parker, Jessica Davies, Rita Jacobson, Bill VanderWeele, Jody Wells, and Maverick from Power 95

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