Youths, youth advisors and parents are invited to attend the 11th annual Region 1 Youth Leadership Council’s Annual Summit on Saturday, March 5, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 2011 Youth Summit will be held at Dalton State College in Dalton, Georgia and is sponsored by Public Health and the Community Action Partnership (CAP).

 

Designed by youths, this year’s theme is “A Healthy Me” and focuses on pertinent health concerns impacting young people today. The workshops are interactive through role play and games, and there are two workshops just for parents and other adults.

 

Middle or high school youths and their parents are eligible to participate.

 

There is NO FEE to attend, but youths and adults must pre-register. The registration forms are located online at www.northwestgeorgiayouth.org, and the registration deadline is Monday, February 21. Pre-register, now, to receive a free t-shirt!

 

There will be a grand prize drawing at the end of the day for an IPod Nano! Also, participants will enjoy a free Chick-fil-A box lunch, snacks and fun breaks all throughout the day along with good health tips and facts at various booths.

 

Contact Angie Robinson at 706-802-5828 or arrobinson@dhr.state.ga.us, or contact Cassandra Cutts at 706-281-2327 or clcutts@dhr.state.ga.us if more information is needed