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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Weed and Seed to mark Red Ribbon Week

• KINGSPORT — South Central Kingsport Weed and Seed will celebrate Red Ribbon Week on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at Ferguson Park at the V.O. Dobbins Fields, 1101 Martin L. King Drive in Kingsport. South Central youth, under the direction of Johnnie Mae Swagerty, will conduct a drug prevention march and present dramatizations on drug prevention as well as their drug prevention essays. The public is invited to attend. Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention program. By wearing red ribbons and participating in community anti-drug events, young people pledge to live a drug-free life and pay tribute to DEA Special Agent Enriqué “Kiki” Camarena.