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NEWSLETTER: IN THE LOOP / NOVEMBER

Choose to make the right choice: VIDEO


DID YOU KNOW…?
* IDIPIC has a FREE 3rd grade class presentation program called PICKLES (Positive Influences Changing Kids’ Lives in Elementary School). Read more about it HERE and pass it along to any 3rd grade teachers on Whidbey you know.
* If you listen closely the turkey is really saying…
NEWS LINKS / National 28 percent of bicyclists who die are legally intoxicated
NEWS LINKS / State DUI arrests trending downward with liquor privatization
NEWS LINKS / Local Greenbank man cut from car in Freeland, taken to Whidbey General Hospital
NASWI NEWS We’d like to welcome ACC Megan Bench to our board of directors who takes over as IDIPIC-NASWI Liaison Officer. VQ-1 has scheduled an IDIPIC panel for November 26. If your command had an IDIPIC panel more than two years ago or never had one, contact JoAnn at idipic@idipic.org to get more info or to reserve one. These are award-winning DUI prevention panels provided to your command free thanks to community funding. Panel details HERE.
PANELS for November are: the 1st Freeland and 8th and 20thin Oak Harbor. To check out future panel dates and times, check the schedule HERE. Looking for panels in other counties? Look HERE.
PARTNERS IN PREVENTION Welcome Aboard to Judith Janis of Langley, a parent of a SWHS driver’s ed. student, as a Partner in Prevention. See all our Partners HERE.
SCHOOL REPORT IDIPIC’s Th!nk, Don’t Drink, Drug & Drive class was presented to 27 of Munros’ Driving Instruction students October 6th. In addition during Red Ribbon Week, our Th!nk, Don’t Drink or Drug presentation was made to 44 students of Mikki Boyer’s health classes at NWMS and to 76 students of Michael Hunting’s health classes at OHMS. Due to scheduling conflicts, the presentation will be made to CMS and LMS the first week of November.
THANK YOU to our October speakers Georgiann’e Poynter, Tim McManus, Ryan Samplawski, Sheriff Mark Brown and Marie Venice and our helpers Phyllis Rainey and Sabrina Underwood.
THANK YOU 2 to Kristi Lewis, Maryann Cowan and Trisha Hill who helped man our table at Walmart for Be Safe Be Seen on Halloween October 25. We handed out over 100 reflective trick-or-treat bags and other goodies along with lots of glow-in-the-dark designated driver key fobs.

Everyone have a SAFE & HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!