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Current Presentation Schedule

2004 Presentations

January 12, 2004

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday, January 12, 2004, at 7:00 pm at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

7:00 pm

January 22, 2004

YMCA Norwalk, CT, Courage To Speak - Award Recipient

Community

7-9:00 pm

January 24, 2004

Grace Baptist Church, Norwalk, CT

Community

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

January 24, 2004

Side By Side Community School Annual Event at The Children's Museum (guest speaker)

Community

TBA

February 2, 2004
(snow date 3rd)

Norwalk High School, Norwalk, CT

Freshman

8:15 am

February 6, 2004

Finley School, Huntington, LI

7th Grade

TBA

February 9, 2004

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday, February 9, 2004, at 7:00 pm at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

7:00 pm

Feburary 10, 2004

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

1:15 pm

Feburary 12, 2004

Allen Stevenson School, New York

6th to 8th Grade

7:00 pm

Feburary 13, 2004

Courage To Speak Drug Prevention Curriculum Workshop

Teachers, Facilitators and Councelers

8:00 am

Feburary 25, 2004

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

8:40 am

Feburary 26, 2004

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

1:20 pm

March 8, 2004

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday, March 8, 2004, at 7:00 pm at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

7:00 pm

March 22, 2004

West Rock Middle School, Norwalk, CT

Parent component of the Courage To Speak Drug Prevention Curriculum

7:00 pm

March 23, 2004

Whealtey School, LI - Middle School

6th, 7th, 8th Grades

9:00 am

March 23, 2004

Whealtey School, LI

Parents

7:00 pm

March 24, 2004

Whealtey School, LI - High School

8,9, 10, 11, 12th Grades

9 and 10:30 am

April 2, 2004

Announcing the Courage to Speak Basketball Classic 2003 fundraiser at Norwalk HS (doors open 6 pm) featuring CT All Star Gils basketball players go head to head on the court and The Hot Shot (CT Senior Olympic Basketball Team) VS The Big Shot (community male leaders) in the half time event know as the "Battle of the Sexes" and foul shooting and slam dunk contest for all ages. See link under fundraiser.

Community

Doors Open 6:00 pm

April 12, 2004

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Monday, February 10, 2002, at 7:00 pm at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information E-mail us at gkcourage@aol.com

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

7:00 to 8:30 pm

April 22, 2004

The Partenship for a Drug Free America Annual Luncheon, Keynote Speaker, New York City

April 27, 2004

John Read Middle School

Parents

7:00 pm

April 28, 2004

Immaculate High School, Danbury, CT

Parents & Students

6:00 pm

April 29, 2004

Brookside Elementary School, Norwalk, CT

Parents

7:00 pm

May 4, 2004

Staples High School - Westport, CT

Juniors

8:45 am

May 5, 2004

Staples High School - Westport, CT

Juniors

10:50 am

May 7, 2004

Staples High School - Westport, CT

Juniors

1:20 pm

May 10, 2004

Staples High School - Westport, CT

Juniors

TBA

May 10, 2004

Staples High School - Westport, CT

Juniors

TBA

June 16, 2004

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Wednesday, June 16 2004, at 1:00 pm at 3 Quincy Street, Norwalk, CT 06850. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

1:00 pm

July 14, 2004

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Wednesday, July 14 2004, at 12:00 pm. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information about the luncheon email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 pm

August 9, 2004

The Ian Eaccarino Memorial 9 miler race

Calf Pasture Beach

8:00 am

August 18, 2004

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Wednesday, August 18, 2004, at noon. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information about the luncheon email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 pm

August 31, 2004

Courage To Speak Drug Prevention Curriculum Workshop for Teachers and the Courage To Speak Team

8:00 am

September 9, 2004

Briggs HS, Norwalk, CT

All Classes

11:30 am

September 14, 2004

THE RIBBON CUTTING and DEA Target America exhibit-OPEN TO PUBLIC - Press conference and Ribbon Cutting-Present at the podium- John Walters, Drug Czar, ONDCP, former Mayor Giuliani, Senator Schumer, Dr. Nora Volkow, Director (NIDA), Karen Tandy, DEA Director, Ginger Katz, President of the Courage To Speak Foundation, Inc. at ONE TIME SQUARE

The main purpose/goal is to educate the public about the impact on America families regarding the consequence of drugs in our society

10:00 am

September 15, 2004

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Wednesday, September 15, 2004, at noon. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information about the luncheon email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 pm

September 21, 2004

Briggs High School, Norwalk, CT

The Courage To Speak presentation followed by Dr. Bogusia Moline facilitating grief workshop

9:00 am

September 29, 2004

WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL IN BRIDGEPORT, CT-Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC) which includes several organizations but mainly the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce, the Trumbull Chamber of Commerce and the Stratford Chamber of Commerce Presentation will take place at High on the Hog Restaurant at 8 am. For more information email gkcourage@aol.com

8:00 am

September 30, 2004

"The Courage To Speak Drug Prevention Curriculum for Middle Schools Press Conference" at Norwalk City Hall including Mayor Alex Knopp, Chief of Police Harry Rilling, Superintendent of Norwalk Public Schools, Middle School Principals, Courage To Speak Board Members, Service Organizations, Corporations, concerned parents, Ginger and Larry Katz and members of the press

9:30 am

October 1, 2004

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

1:30 pm

October 4, 2004

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

10:15 am & 11:05 am

October 5, 2004

Staples High School, Westport, CT

Juniors

1:20 pm

October 8, 2004

Ponus Ridge Middle School presentation and The Courage to Speak 18 hours Drug Prevention Curriculum implementation, Norwalk CT

7th Grade

9:15 am

October 12, 2004

West Rocks Middle School implementation of middle school curriculum

7th Grade

8:30 am

October 19, 2004

Nathan Hale Middle School presentation and The Courage to Speak 18 hours Drug Prevention Curriculum implementation, Norwalk CT

7th Grade

9:15 am

October 20, 2004

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting, Wednesday, October 20, 2004, at noon. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information about the luncheon email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:00 pm

October 22, 2004

Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association is an organization of 356 high schools, who sponsor athletic activities in 33 sports

11:00 am

October 27, 2004

Ridgefield High School

High School Students

8:30 am

October 27, 2004

Ridgefield High School

Parents

7:00 pm

November 2004 - TBA

CTS to present to the town of Lynn, MA

Students and Parents

TBA

November 4, 2004

Roton Middle School, implementation of middle school curriculum

7th Grade

TBA

November 8, 2004

Marshall Middle School, Lynn, Massachusetts

7 and 8th Grade

9:00 am

November 8, 2004

Breed Middle School, Lynn, Massachusetts

7 and 8th Grade

1:00 pm

November 8, 2004

Breed Middle School, Lynn, Massachusetts

Parents

6:30 pm

November 9, 2004

Pickering Middle School, Lynn, Massachusetts

7 and 8th Grade

9:00 am

November 12, 2004

Brian McMahan HS, NEW- Implementation of the pilot hs program

Freshman Only

TBA

November 16, 2004

Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association Annual Conference (NEOA) in Newport Rhode Island, Ginger Katz, Keynote Speak Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association of CT http://www.neoa.org/

Police Officers

12:30 pm

November 17, 2004

Canton Middle School, Canton, CT

Parents

7:00 pm

November 18, 2004

Canton Middle School, Canton, CT

6,7, and 8 Grade Students

8:30 am

November 18, 2004

Canton Middle School, Canton, CT

9th Grade

10:15 am

December 3, 2004

Scott Wilson Heron Creek Middle School, Sarasota, Florida

All students and parents, media are welcome

8:30 am

December 15, 2004

Announcing the Courage to Speak Support Group Holiday Dinner, Wednesday, December 15, 2004, at 6 pm at the Courage To Speak office. For further information about the dinner email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call Ginger Katz 1-877-431-3295 All family member who lost a love one to substance abuse are welcome.

6:00 pm

December 22, 2004

Staples High school, Westport, CT

Juniors

9:30 am

 

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