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by BBRPC
Tue May 31, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Youth Impact
Replies: 0
Views: 43439

Youth Impact

DISC Village Inc. supported “Youth Impact” whereby different topics were discussed with the youth to encourage them to begin to think about their future. The event took place on May 4, 2011 at All Stars Academy in Tallahassee Florida. There were sixteen (16) children present. The youth were given bu...
by BBRPC
Tue May 31, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Wakulla High School Health Fair
Replies: 0
Views: 43714

Wakulla High School Health Fair

DISC Village Inc. Prevention Services exhibited at the Wakulla High School Health Fair on Saturday, May 21, 2011. The agency provides prevention services to the high school thru Class Action and Teen Intervene programs. The high school is located in Wakulla Florida. There were 335 attendees that inc...
by BBRPC
Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Domino Effect
Replies: 1
Views: 49536

The Domino Effect

DISC Village presented one of the video clips from The Domino Effect at the Domestic Violence Task Force meeting. A discussion followed about the correlation between Domestic Violence and gambling addiction. Each participant was given The Domino Effect DVD to take into their perspective work places,...
by BBRPC
Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fiddler Crab Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 43464

Fiddler Crab Festival

We attended the Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival a few days ago. It was a great event. Everyone enjoyed playing our dart game to win one of the wonderful prizes that the FCCG provides for us. The frisbee’s were a big hit with adults as well as the children. The event garnered more than 600 people ...
by BBRPC
Mon Nov 22, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Spanish!
Replies: 0
Views: 5914

Spanish!

Well, I finally got to use the Spanish side of our Gambling "floor pull up" banner. I attended the International Student Reception at the Mary Brogan Museum in Tallahassee and decided to put the Spanish side out. I was a bit confused when after an hour of being there, a young lady came up to the tab...
by BBRPC
Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:09 pm
Forum: Community Educators
Topic: At our most recent.....
Replies: 1
Views: 7744

At our most recent.....

Last Saturday I had my gambling display up at the Big Bend Homeless Coalition annual event. One man stopped to ask if we had a "GA" meeting here in Tallahassee. I gave him the 800 # to call to start one. I thought to myself "this is good, the sign is working!" Then a short time later another man app...
by BBRPC
Fri Jul 30, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Seniors!
Replies: 0
Views: 6355

Seniors!

When talking to a group of Seniors in a neighboring county, they all laughed and said they did not have a problem with gambling, they only play bingo and buy scratch off tickets!
by BBRPC
Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: Community Educators
Topic: Community Ambassadors Take Part in Peer Education Program
Replies: 1
Views: 8245

This is great! Excellent job!
by BBRPC
Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: Community Educators
Topic: gambling and the schools
Replies: 0
Views: 6354

gambling and the schools

Since we work in various schools within the Big Bend area, I notice some schools do not allow certain game activities within their campus. For example, some schools will not admit board games with dice or with cards. This is so because the schools do not want students to play these types of games be...
by BBRPC
Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: Seniors
Topic: Fun, Fun, Fun!
Replies: 2
Views: 12850

Fun, Fun, Fun!

I attended the Taylor County Bluegrass Festival at the first of the month. It was a great event. Most everyone was very pleasant, playing "Wheel of Misfortune" to win one of the wonderful prizes that the FCCG provides for us. Guess what the kids favorite is? Yep, you guessed it....the bubble pens ar...
by BBRPC
Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: NPGAW
Topic: Gambling Prevention Week
Replies: 0
Views: 6474

Gambling Prevention Week

We had great success here in Tallahassee!! We filled brown paper bags with the items provided from the FCCG then decorated the bags with St. Patrick's Day stickers and green ribbons. We then put the bags in the teacher's mailboxes at several schools. The teachers were all excited about getting a gif...
by BBRPC
Mon Mar 01, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: NPGAW
Topic: Our contribution to NPGW.....
Replies: 0
Views: 6669

Our contribution to NPGW.....

We are planning our event at Tallahassee Community College on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, from 11:45am-1pm, in conjuction with the celebration of Women’s History Month. During the ceremony, they will honor outstanding women from Leon, Gadsden, and Wakulla counties for their past, present, and anticip...
by BBRPC
Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: NPGAW
Topic: NPGAW
Replies: 0
Views: 6520

NPGAW

Each Prevention Specialist will BE calculating how many teachers are at their respective schools. A letter will be given to each principal to request permission to set up the gambling prevention information during the lunch periods at the schools. We will distribute materials to the students as well...
by BBRPC
Tue Dec 29, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: Community Educators
Topic: betting on video games
Replies: 0
Views: 8695

betting on video games

One of my co-workers told me about a group of guys, early twenties to late thirties, who get together every week to play “Madden,” a football video game. They play it like a tournament, where the 1st two contestants play, the winner moves on to play again, the loser is out. The other attendees place...
by BBRPC
Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: Community Educators
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 1
Views: 8343

I think it is great that you are writing your Dissortation on college students and gambling. I would be interested in learning what your findings are considering Tallahassee is a college town and the information would be beneficial for us to learn more about.