CCAT Is Active In Educating Parents And Youth

CHARDON, OHIO, May 8, 2016 – Within the last month, the Chardon Community Action Team (CCAT) was at both the Chardon Family Science Day and Hidden Plan Site. CCAT is a group of parents, concerned residents of the Chardon area, and government officials who work to reduce alcohol, drugs, and tobacco use by the youth in the Chardon community.

On April10 th CCAT participated in the Chardon Family Science Day, which was took place at the Chardon High School. CCAT brought with it a hands on museum that required youth to use a sensory approach to learning about the cause, effects, and consequences of substance abuse.

On April 14th CCAT participated in Hidden in Plain Site (HIPS), which was hosted the Chardon and Berkshire School Districts and organized by Chardon School Resource Officer Mike Shaw. Along with a number of other agencies, CCAT shared information about risks to youth and assets to help parents confront those adolescent issue.

“The Chardon Community Action Team was delighted to be able to take part in these two educational events for parents and/or youth,” said Vice President Lynn Kempf. “CCAT believes that we must educate families of the dangers of substance abuse.”

To find out more about CCAT very important mission or about one of our many events, please visit the group’s website at We encourage anyone with an interest in our mission to attend one of our monthly meetings held on the third Tuesday at 7 PM at the Chardon Municipal Center, which is located at 111 Water Street, Chardon, Ohio 44024.

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