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Anti-drug campaign kicks off at Sunset Elementary

October 23, 2012 • Local News


Two-year-old EleaSiana Sanchez holds balloons during Sunset Elementary’s Red Ribbon Week parade. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo)

Ilissa Gilmore
Record Staff Writer

The south side of Ros-well’s main street got a splash of red to offset its desert landscape Monday as Sunset Elementary kicked off Red Ribbon Week with its annual parade.

Dressed in red shirts and clutching red and black balloons, students, along with faculty and volunteering family members marched from the school, located at 606 O’Connor Road, to a park near the Roswell Industrial Air Center.

Red Ribbon Week is a nationwide effort to educate children of drug use and abuse.

Diane Taylor of the Chaves County DWI Program said the week and its events are important because drug abuse “starts at a younger age than it did 10 or 15 years Login to read more

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