Thursday, May 12, 2022
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  National Substance Use Prevention Week
May 8 – May 14 is National Substance Use Prevention Week National Prevention Week brings together communities to raise awareness about the importance of substance use prevention & positive mental health. The Change Collaborative is hosting 3 events: Tuesday May 10th – The Power of YOU(TH): Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) wants to prepare youth to resist peer pressure & empower them to encourage friends to make the right choices. This event will be held virtually starting at 6:30PM. Thursday May 12th – Prevention Walk: Join us for our 2nd Annual Prevention Walk. We’ll be walking from the front office of Manchester High School to the Manchester Youth Service Bureau, where there will be music, free food, giveaways, as well as prizes for the first 30 participants. 2:30-3:45PM. Saturday May 14th – Hidden in Plain Sight: Parents and caregivers can attend an interactive workshop that teaches participants how to start conversations with teens about substance use and how to spot drug paraphernalia and substance misuse. This event is for adults only and will be held at the Youth Service Bureau from 10am-12pm. For more information contact Samantha Bell at sbell@manchesterct.gov or call (860) 647-5260.

BOE Budget Workshop Cancelled
BOE Budget Workshop Cancelled

8:00am [8:00am] Manchester Economic Development Commission Virtual Meeting
AGENDA: This meeting will be held virtually. Any member of the public wishing to participate and/or speak must submit a request to kshiel@manchesterct.gov. Only individuals requesting to speak will be allowed to join the Zoom meeting and meeting information will be sent to individuals who submit a request. Attendees will need to join the Zoom meeting and will be allowed to speak when directed by the Chairman. Schedule of Meetings for the Economic Development Commission February 2022 through January 2023 The following is a list of scheduled meetings to be held by the Manchester Economic Development Commission. The meetings will be held in the Directors Room, Lincoln Center, 494 Main Street, Manchester, Connecticut, unless otherwise specified below. All meetings will begin at 8:00 a.m. February 10, 2022 (Held at Manchester High School) March 10, 2022 (CANCELLED) April 14, 2022 (Virtual) May 12, 2022 June 09, 2022 (CANCELLED) July 14, 2022 August 11, 2022 September 8, 2022 October 13, 2022 November 10, 2022 December 08, 2022 January 12, 2023

1:00pm [1:00pm] Mobile Foodshare Faith Tabernacle Church
Alternate Thursdays Community members can access help through the following: Mobile Foodshare an outdoor pantry-on-wheels, to find a site near you please text “FOODSHARE” to 85511 or go to Mobile Foodshare Calendar. To find a food pantry and other resources near you, call 2-1-1 or go to www.211ct.org Please bring a sturdy bag! https://secure3.convio.net/fdshr/site/DocServer/2021_Mobile_Foodshare_Calendar.pdf?docID=10784

5:00pm [5:30pm] Mural Reveal
The Manchester Youth Service Division is proud to invite you to help us celebrate the Year Round Employment program's completed MURAL. The youth artists have worked hard over the past several months to contribute a beautiful outdoor art piece for the Town of Manchester. The reveal will take place on 05/12/2022, 5:30-6:30, at the Mahoney Recreation Center, 110 Cedar Street, Manchester. Refreshments will be served.