South Suburban College Announces Red Ribbon Week Events

Red Ribbon Week 2019 campaign logo

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College (SSC) Office of Student Life & Leadership is hosting several events in recognition of Red Ribbon Week. The following events will be held at the college’s Main Campus — 15800 S. State Street in South Holland, IL. For more information contact the Office of Student Life & Leadership, Room 2329, Phone (708) 596-2000 ext. 5737.

“Red Ribbon Week/Alcohol and Drug Awareness: Presidential Proclamation”

Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Location: Student Life and Leadership Display Case (Library)
“Red Ribbon Week” highlights Drug and Alcohol Awareness. To learn more view South Suburban College President, Dr. Lynette Stokes’, proclamation kick-off for Red Ribbon Week.

“Red Ribbon Give-A-Way-Day”
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Location: Office of Student Life and Leadership, Room 2229
Students, Faculty, and Staff can show support of SSC’s Red Ribbon Week by wearing a special gift promoting a drug free campus. Visit the Office of Student Life and Leadership to receive a ribbon.

“CEP INC. / DUI SIMULATOR AWARE3”
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Outside Performing Arts Center
Award-winning DUI Simulator uses the most cutting-edge technology to help students across the country be responsible drivers. Their Reality Check: Alcohol Abuse Awareness program is designed to help students learn about the dangers of alcohol abuse in a fun, interactive environment. Learn about DUI, the dangers of DUI and how to make the right choice.

“Wear Red Day”
Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Location: Office of Student Life and Leadership, Room 2329
Students, Faculty, and Staff can show support of SSC’s Red Ribbon Week by wearing red and visiting the Office of Student Life and Leadership (Room 2329) to receive a special gift promoting a drug free campus.

Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October in the United States. It began as a tribute to fallen DEA special agent Enrique Camerena in 1985.