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If you would like to help GFP continue its mission of keeping kids off drugs, please consider making a donation. You may donate through the Paypal button; by phone at (800) 732-4099; or via mail to Greenville Family Partnership, 25 Woods Lake Road, Suite 600, Greenville, SC 29607. THANK YOU!

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It's May and Prom Season Is Almost Over! But You Still Have Time to Talk to Your Teens About Alcohol!

The "CASA Family Day" blog shares ideas on how to prevent substance use in children and provides fun tips & tools for parents to stay connected to kids! So, check out the "Alcohol: The Most Popular Teen Drug" blog post! It will really open your eyes!


jeanetteThe Jeanette C. Cannada / Red Ribbon Memorial Scholarship Committee is accepting applications! All applications must be submitted by May 4, 2015!

Since 1998, this scholarship has been awarded in honor of Jeanette Cannada, a founding member of GFP / Red Ribbon Works, who gave 30 years of service to education and the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use among youth.

This scholarship is awarded annually to Greenville, South Carolina high school seniors and former scholarship recipients who are committed to volunteerism and living an alcohol, tobacco, and drug-free lifestyle. Recipients will be announced in May.

For more details, please contact Holli Hargett at 467-4099. Or, you may access the link below.

Scholarship Forms

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Greenville Family Partnership is a recipient of
the BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament 2015
Presented by the Synnex Corporation!
Thursday-Sunday, May 14-17, 2015
Gates Open @ 7AM
Course Locations: Thornblade Club, Greer, SC; Reserve at Lake Keowee, Sunset, SC; and Green Valley Country Club, Greenville, SC

To learn how to sign up to be a GFP Volunteer at the BMW Golf Tournament, click here!

To buy a $10.00 ticket for a specific and entire day during the tournament, contact Katherine Royal at 467-4099.


jmThank You to Everyone Who Participated in Jersey Mike’s "Month of Giving" 2015!

If you made a donation during Jersey Mike's "Month of Giving" or bought a sub on Jersey Mike's "Day of Giving", Greenville Family Partnership (GFP) would like to thank you for your support and your generosity! A total of $12,249.78 was raised!

Thank you for joining GFP and Jersey Mike's in keeping kids in our community healthy, safe, and drug-free!

Parenting Programs

Parenting Classes—enhance the parenting skills of parents, grandparents, and other caring adults; help in the development of positive discipline, communication & anger management skills, and increase the knowledge of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

GFP offers the following parenting classes:

  • Parenting Wisely — enhances parenting skills & instills confidence in parents of young children. Download Brochure
  • Back in Control — helps parents get “back in control” when a kid or teen is “out of control” (Provided in Cooperation with the SC Dept. of Juvenile Justice) Download Brochure
  • TransParenting - helps divorced parents communicate effectively in regards to children to lessen the negative effects of divorce on kids; it is nationally recognized by courts and attorneys. More Info or Download Brochure
  • Other Classes

Parenting Classes may also be tailored to suit a particular topic or audience. For more information or to schedule a parenting class, contact Lynn Hooper or Terry Taylor at 467-4099. Or, you may send an email to lynn@gfpdrugfree.org or terry@gfpdrugfree.org.


RSSHave You Heard That A New Brand Of E-cigarettes Is Being Promoted As A Newer, Hipper, Cooler Cigarette? Do you think that smoking e-cigarettes is safer than smoking regular cigarettes? Or, do you think the vapor emitted by e-cigarettes is just as dangerous as secondhand smoke?

To read this and other blog articles; national drug trend news; local opinion; and to view our community events calendar and drug prevention newsletters, visit our Blog. If you have an opinion you would like to share, we would love to hear it.


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It's Prom Season 2015! Will Your Teen(s) Be Safe?

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COMMUNITY EVENT DATES FOR PARENTS

“Parenting Wisely” Workshop
Tuesdays, April 7, 2015 thru May 5, 2015

“Back in Control” Parenting Workshop
Mondays, May 4, 2015 thru June 8, 2015

“Parenting Wisely” Workshop
Tuesdays, May 12, 2015 thru June 9, 2015

“TransParenting” Workshop
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Saturday, May 16, 2015

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SAFE HOMES

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A NETWORK OF PARENTS WORKING TOGETHER TO PROVIDE A SAFE HOME, A SAFE FROM ALCOHOL, A SAFE FROM DRUGS, AND A SAFE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT----More

THE PARENT KIT

If you are a parent who feels at a loss as to what to say when it comes to talking to your teens about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, then you may want to access the "Your Child Didn't Come with an Owner's Manual" Parent Kit.

TESTIMONIALS

"This program is a superb, in-depth look into the ways to raise a child. The lessons learned are excellent tools to place a parent in control. Each of the program topics has been helpful in all of my current situations with my child. Clearly to me, consistency and effective follow through have had the most profound impact on my parenting skills. I highly recommend this program to all parents. Regardless of your current situation, all parents would benefit from this program." ~~~ Quote from a parent who succesfully completed the "Back in Control" Parenting Workshop .


guardHelp Teens Guard Against Distracted Driving!

In today’s world of “driving while texting / talking, teens can easily get distracted. But bmw the “Guard Your Life Challenge / BMW Driving Experience” can teach teens ages 15-19 how to avoid the dangers of distracted driving. Visit http://guardyourlifechallenge.com/.

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