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Posted on May 14, 2013

January Coalition Meeting Minutes

January Coalition Meeting Minutes


                                     Speak Up

               Prevention Coalition Minutes

                              January 10, 2013



Attendees:  10 coalition and community members attended,see  signup sheet for names and organization affiliation

Staff:  Andy Duran, Khris Condon

Coalition Update:

Local Medical Marijuana Ordinances:

  • Lake Forest City Council passed a local medical marijuana ordinance on Monday, 12/3/12.
  • Lake Bluff passed a local medical marijuana ordinance on Monday 12/10/2013.


Listening Sessions

Listening Session interviews are scheduled to start on 1/22 and run through the end of January, into February.  There are currently 5 interviews scheduled.


Partnership with Cardinal Health and Northshore Pharmacy

Northshore Pharmacy has agreed to staple a Think Outside the Box flyer to prescriptions at the Sunset Pharmacys.   It will be a 30 day trial.  If it is successful, Northshore will roll the program out to there hospital pharmacies.


Speak UP! Website

The new Speak UP! website launched over Christmas break.



Ads ran on 12/13 in the Lake Forester and TribLocal.


pHarming Effects Training

Training date has been set for Saturday, April 13, 2013.  Mostly high school students will be trained, a few middle schoolers.  The purpose is to teach teens to facilitate the program for younger students.


Behind the Orange Curtain Screening

Screening of the movie will be on Wednesday, 2/27 from 7 – 9 PM at Rosalind Franklin University.


Guest Speakers

Craig Lepowski and Karl Walldorf from the Lake Forest Police Department presented data on underage alcohol arrests, drug arrests, and social hosting arrests.


Work Groups

Coalition members did not meet in work groups this month.

Meeting was adjourned at 10:30 AM

Next Coalition Meeting:  February 7, 2013

9-10:30 am

Lake Forest High School West Campus