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NEWSLETTER: IN THE LOOP / SEPTEMBER

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DID YOU KNOW…?
Thanks to much support, IDIPIC raised $5,116 during its Keep It a Safe Summer campaign? It ran during the 100 Deadly Days of Summer (Memorial Day Friday to Labor Day) which will be matched by Island Thrift. Special thanks again to our wonderful event sponsors: Computer Clinic, Farmers Insurance/Voit Agency, Harada Physical Therapy, HomePlace Special Care Center, Martin’s Auto Electric, Munros’ Driving Instruction, Oak Harbor Les Schwab Tire Center, State Farm/Landry Agency, Tradewinds Insurance and Whidbey Weekly! These funds will go towards IDIPIC’s prevention work with youth about the dangers of underage drinking, other substance use and DUI.
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IDIPIC has a MOCKTAILS & MORE brochure? With lots of delicious drink and appetizer recipes. Check it out HERE.
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NASWI NEWS Has your command had an IDIPIC panel more than two years ago… or perhaps coming due this year? Contact JoAnn at idipic@idipic.org to check. These are award-winning DUI prevention panels provided to your command free thanks to community funding. Panel details HERE.
PANELS for September are the 6th in Freeland and 11th and 13th.  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 Marcella Zarifis of Freeland and Patrick New of Oak Harbor for being our newest partners. They made their donations at panel in early August while attending with their teen driver to support IDIPIC’s “safer kids, safer roads” programs. 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 August 6th.
THANK YOU to our August speakers Kate Rogers, Steve Harada, Dorothy Fodor, Tim McManus and Ryan Samplawski and our helpers Phyllis Rainey, Cheryl Spiker and Sabrina Underwood. Your support helped IDIPIC to reach 117 people this month, mostly driver’s ed. students and their parents. Knowledge is power!
THANK YOU 2 to Marie Venice, Francis Bagarella and Cheryl Spiker who manned IDIPIC’s booth at National Night Out August 6th along with JoAnn Hellmann. Over 250 people of all ages played our trivia game. Lots of folks knew the answers, and others learned interesting info about DUI and underage drinking.
UPCOMING EVENTS Come visit IDIPIC’s table and play our trivia game as Children’s Day returns Saturday September 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to South Whidbey Community Park, which is just past South Whidbey High School on Maxwelton Road. Lots of fun booths for the kiddies and a free lunch for all!