Edmonton Marks National Addictions Awareness Week

November 12, 2010

Edmonton Marks National Addictions Awareness Week Edmonton, (Nov. 12) – The City of Edmonton and its partners are hosting two events to increase knowledge and awareness of alcohol, drug, gambling and other addictions: National Addictions Awareness Week Proclamation?Councillor Bryan Anderson proclaims Nov. 14 – 20 National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). He will be joined by representatives of the local NAAW planning committee, Alberta Health Services and REACH Edmonton. Date: Monday, November 15?Time: 12:00 pm?Location: Media Room, City Hall NAAWscars Gala?The NAAWscars are a community screening of winning entries in an “addictions-free” commercial contest. Youth and adults have created videos that promote an addictions-free lifestyle. Come see the creativity on the big screen. Date: Tuesday, November 16?Time: Doors at 6:30pm, Event at 7:00pm?Location: Stanley Milner Library Theatre -30- About Edmonton:?This is a city alive with energy and boundless opportunity – a growing economic powerhouse where business thrives and more than a million lives enjoy the freedom to explore, experiment, experience, excel and expect the most out of every day. A place like no other, Edmonton is filled with surprises great and small and a calendar packed with artistic, sporting, theatrical and cultural celebration. For more information on Edmonton, please visit www.edmonton.ca and www.edmontonstories.ca The City of Edmonton is a proud supporter of the community-led bid for EXPO 2017. Learn more and get involved at edmontonexpo2017.comFor additional information, contact: Jonathan Clark? Project Manager,?REACH Edmonton? 780-496-6361