Our Mission: "Saving Lives By Empowering Youth To Be Drug Free And Encouraging Parents

To Communicate Effectively With Their Children About The Dangers Of Drugs"

Current Schedule | Past Presentations:2009 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

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For information on past presentations, please contact Ms. Katz via E-mail at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295. To book a presentation, click here.

Current Presentation Schedule

2007 Presentations

January 9 , 2007 

Scofield Magnet School, Stamford, CT

all grades

9 am

January 11, 2007 

Side by Side Community School 

7th grade

11:25 pm

January 12, 2007

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

11am

January 29, 2007

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting at 6:30 pm. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us atgkcourage@aol.com  or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse
 

6:30 pm

February 2007

Cox Radio WNLK with Wendy Cory,Fairfield County, CT

listening audience

TBA

February 10, 2007

Ginger Katz with Host, Eric Green on the Educational Note Show this weekend on News Channel 12

News Channel 12

6:30 am,
8:30 am,
10:30 am, and 12 am

February 11, 2007

Ginger Katz with Host, Eric Green on the Educational Note Show this weekend on News Channel 12

News Channel 12

6 am,
8:30 am,
1:30 pm,
11:30 pm and12:30 am

February 19, 2007

WICC Radio Station 106 am with Host, David Smith on your dial

Fairfield County and Long Island

1 to 2 pm

March 1, 2007

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

10:45 am

March 2, 2007

News Channel 8, WTNH-TV Appearance

News Channel 8

noon

March 2, 2007

Parents fro Empowerment, Support & Training (PEST), Bridgeport, CT

listening audience

7 pm

March 2, 2007

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

7:35 am

March 3, 2007

Fox News 1450 KZNU, Utah

listening audience

9 to 10 am

March 6, 2007

Announcing "The Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night 2007" at West Rock Middle School on March 6th  - doors open 5:30 pm. The event will be open to families from Norwalk and other communities.  The evening will include the Courage to Speak Presentation for Parents and Students. On display will be the remarkable prevention posters and collages created by the children during the Courage To Speak drug prevention classes. The Courage To Speak Drug Prevention Curriculum is helping seventh graders to become outstanding prevention advocates and mentors for their younger siblings. Courage To Speak Community Leadership and Recognition Awards will also be presented.  Snow date March 13, 2007

Parents, Children and community leaders

5:30 pm

March 12, 2007

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting at 6:30 pm. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 6:30 pm

March 16 , 2007

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting at 6:30 pm. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

 6:30 pm

March 16, 2007

Eastern Middle School, Greenwich

all grades

 TBA

March 19 , 2007  

Danvers, MA, Saint Johns

students   

 1:00 pm

March 19 , 2007  

Danvers, MA, Saint Johns

students   

 6:30 pm

March 23, 2007

Spotlight on GHB
The 2007 International GHB & Chemical Drug Conference Arlington (Dallas area) Texas, USA
At the Wyndham Arlington - March 23-25, 2007
Speaker Ginger Katz

conference attendees

9:45 am

April 4, 2007  

Greenwich, CT, Central Middle School
Click here to see the flyer.  

community 

7 pm

April 10, 2007

New Fairfield High School, New Fairfield, CT

parents

7 pm

April 12, 2007

Eastern Middle School, Greenwich, CT

all grades

7:55 am

April 26, 2007

2007 JMATE Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effective Conference, Washington, DC
Speaker Ginger Katz

conference participants

9:45 am

April 30, 2007

Shelton Intermediate School, Shelton, CT

community

7pm

April 30, 2007

Ledyard High School, Ledyard, CT

juniors and seniors

9:30 am

May 2, 2007

Brookfield High School, Brookfield, CT

juniors

9am

May 2, 2007

Brookfield High School, Brookfield, CT

seniors

10:30am

May 3, 2007

Brookside High School, Brookside, CT

parents

7 pm

May 7, 2007

Western Middle School, Greenwich, CT

all grades

8:45 am

May 8, 2007

Staple High School, Westport, CT

juniors

9:15am

May 10, 2007

Staple High School, Westport, CT

juniors

8:40am

May 10, 2007

Staple High School, Westport, CT

juniors

9:50am

May 16, 2007

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting at 6:30 pm. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

TBA

May 19, 2007

Newcomer Academy, Brookside Elementary School (Hispanic interpreter available, please call)

parents

11:30 am

May 22, 2007

North Western Region 7, Winsted, CT

11 and 12th graders

9:30 am

May 23, 2007

Rotary Club, Silvermine, Norwalk, CT

community

12 pm

May 24, 2007

Central Middle School, Greenwich, CT

all grades

8:45 am

May 31, 2007

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting at 6:30 pm. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

1 pm

June 4, 2007

School #One Middle School, NJ

7 and 8th graders

TBA

June 4, 2007

School #One Middle School, NJ

parents

7pm

June 6, 2007

Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT

community

7pm

July 10, 2007

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting at 6:30 pm. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

1pm

June 13, 2007

Optimus Health Care- formally Bridgeport Community Health Care Center, Bridgeport, CT
Click here for the flyer.

community

6:30 pm

June 20, 2007

Family & Youth Advocacy Retreat, Meriden, CT

invited guests

9 am

June 25, 2007

Prevention Not Punishment First Annual Conference, Cosmo Club, Washington DC

invited guests

9:30 am

July 27, 2007

 WNLK Radio

community

throughout the day

July 28, 2007

The Ninth Annual Ian Eaccarino 9 miler Fundraiser, Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, CT
- see the flyer and the sponsorship letter

 

8 pm start

July 28, 2007

Kayak For A Cause event creates an amazing visual at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, CT and this year over 300 kayakers-including three of the Courage to Speak board members - Kileen Doyle, Peter Corbett and Jim Sibley make the 13-mile trek across Long Island Sound, raising funds for The Courage To Speak Foundation, Inc. and other charities. Visit www.kayakforacause.com

 

7 am kayak start at Calf Pasture Beach and 4 pm celebration at Vets Park

August 3, 2007

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting at 6:30 pm. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

1 pm

September 10, 2007

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting at 6:30 pm. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

6:30 pm

September 25, 2007

The Underage Drinking Coalition, and the Putnam County Alcohol and Substance Abuse Task Force, Putnam County

parents, school personnel and service providers

8:30 am

October 3, 2007

Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT

7 and 8th graders

8:15 am

October 3, 2007

Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT

parents

7 pm

October 9, 2007

West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade presentation for the students participating in the Courage To Speak Prevention Curriculum

8:30 am

October 11. 2007

Staple High School, Westport, CT

juniors

1:25 pm

October 12, 2007

Staple High School, Westport, CT

juniors

10:55 am

October 15, 2007

Roton Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade presentation for the students participating in the Courage To Speak Drug Prevention Curriculum

9:30 am

October 16, 2007

Nathan Hale Middle School

7th grade presentation for the students participating in the Courage To Speak Drug Prevention Curriculum

8:23 am

October 17, 2007

Staple High School, Westport, CT

juniors

11:15 pm

October 19, 2007

Staple High School, Westport, CT

juniors

12:40 pm

October 22, 2007

Holton Richmond Middle School, Danvers, MA

6, 7 and 8th grades

TBA

October 30, 2007

Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich, CT

parents and children

TBA

November 7, 2007

Brewsters School New York

community

7 pm

November 14, 2007

All Saints Catholic School, Norwalk, CT

students and parents

7 pm

November 19, 2007

Turkey Hill Elementary School, Orange, CT

community

6:30 pm

December 5, 2007

WNLK radio s tation Courageous Parenting 101™ coming soon

listening audience

7 am, 7:30 am and 8 am

December 7, 2007

Boces, York Town Heights, NY

community

tba

December 11, 2007

Putnam Valley High School, Putnam, NY

parents

7 pm

December 12, 2007

Putnam Valley High School, Putnam, NY

all students

8 am

December 12, 2007

Putnam Valley Middle School, Putnam, NY

7 and 8th grades

9:30 am

December 17, 2007

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

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

6:30 pm

December 18, 2007

Webe 108 with David S mith

listening audience

1 pm

December 21, 2007

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

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

11 am

December 22, 2007

News 12 CT, Educational Notebook NY, CT

 

7 am, 10:30 am, 2 pm, 1:30 a m

December 23, 2007

News 12 CT, Educational Notebook NY, CT

 

7 am, 10:30 am, 1 pm, 4:30 pm, 11:30 pm, 12:30 a m

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