On the Road for a Reason 2018

On the Road for a Reason 2018
Posted on 01/12/2018
This is the image for the news article titled On the Road for a Reason 2018Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4 the Bay Area Alliance will host its Annual “On the Road for a Reason” 5K Fun Run and Car Show! On Saturday, March 3, the 8th Annual 5K Fun Run will start at Clear View HS and go up and over the Nasa Bypass. The Fun Run is followed by a family-friendly after party with food and games for everyone. Early-bird registration is just $25 through February 12 at https://tinyurl.com/otrfar18.

On Sunday, March 4, the 2nd Annual Car Show will be set up at the CCISD Challenger Columbia Stadium. The parking lot of the stadium will be filled with amazing cars, the eclectic sounds of a local band, and popular food trucks! The Car Show is free for spectators and the car registration is only $25 through February 12! Registration is online at www.ontheroadforareason.net.

Although the Alliance receives State and Federal funding, the grants require the Alliance to match funding demonstrating local support for the projects. “On the Road for a Reason” is the largest fundraiser the Alliance hosts and is important to the sustainability of the services provided by the Alliance.

Since 2003, the Alliance has been in existence in order to reduce the incidence of substance mis-use and abuse in young people. The primary focus of the Alliance is to reduce access to prescription medications often mis-used through Medication Take Back events and to reduce social access for underage drinking through the “Be the Reason” Campaign.

The Alliance is also in its 4th year of the Texas Healthy Adolescent Initiative which started the Student Adult Leadership Service Alliance (SALSA) at Clear View HS. This project partners community adults with high school students to address risk factors in their community such as substance abuse, mental health, and transition to adulthood.

For more information on the Alliance or “On the Road for a Reason”, please contact the Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families at 281-284-0370 or go to www.ccisd.net/alliance.

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