April 3, 2013 Agenda

Ridgefield Youth Commission
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
7pm @ The Barn

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  • Welcome members and guests
  • Special Welcome to RHS Principal Dr. Stacy Gross
  • Presentation from Ingrid Gillespie – From the Lower Fairfield County Regional Action Council
  • Alcohol Awareness month – Fridge Campaign Update
  • Inside/Out Update
  • Ridgefield Remembers Event Update
  • Barn/Skate Park Report
  • Yes-2-Youth Event Update
  • New Business
    • Youth Commission Meeting Agenda for next school year – Start thinking about what organizations or people you would like to invite to future meetings
  • Old Business
    • Membership

Next Meeting: May 1, 2013 – Presentation by Mara Kent the new coordinator of Ridgefield Safe Rides

Ridgefield Remembers

Save the date — Ridgefield Remembers is coming up in two months!!! This year’s event will be on Sunday, June 2nd from 12-4pm at the Boys and Girls Club.

Comedian ANT!!! Comedy with a Message

Thursday, April 4 at 7:30PM
at The Ridgefield Playhouse


Comedian and winner of Last Comic Standing….ANT is back!  Hyper, irreverent, and just downright fabulous, ANT has steadily climbed the comedy hill to become one of the most successful comedians of our time. A regular guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Tyra Banks show, ANT is the only comedian to appear on all five seasons of NBC’s hit series Last Comic Standing. He is recognized as the host VH1’s  Celebrity Fit Club and in the LOGO series, U.S. of ANT. ANT’s journey will take you through self-doubt, internalized homophobia, depression and chemical dependency. And when he hits rock bottom…The light – inside all of us – begins to shine!

Reliance Merchant Services “Get Real” Series for Families & Teens
Clark Construction Comedy Series
Part of Ridgefield Prevention Council’s Family University
In partnership with The Women’s Center of Danbury

Underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa, Northeast Builders of Ridgefield, LLC and AllShows.com

Ticket Price: $11.00

$1 from your ticket purchase will be donated to True Colors!
True Colors is a non-profit organization that works with other
social service agencies, schools, organizations and within communities
to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are
both recognized and completely met.

Click here to purchase or call 203.438.5795

Minutes & Next Meeting

Minutes from March’s meeting have been posted – you can find them above under minutes, or here.

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, April 3, 7PM at the Barn.

Ridgefield Prevention Council 1st Annual Art Exhibit & Auction

Please join the Ridgefield Prevention Council team as they present their 1st Annual Art Exhibit & Auction on March 23 at the Ridgefield Boys & Girls Club, 6:30pm preview — 7:30pm auction.

Wine & Cheese, Hors d’oeuvres, Cake & Coffee ~ 50/50 Raffle ~ Door Prizes

Help support their mission to support a safe and healthy environment for all of Ridgefield’s families through awareness,
education and positive alternatives to alcohol and other substance use and to reduce high risk youth behaviors.
We need your support for Family University programming & more!

Walk-ins Welcome!


TICKET DONATION: $25pp/ $40 couple. Tickets are available at the Chamber of Commerce, 9 Bailey Avenue, Ridgefield M-F 9-3
and People’s United Bank @ Stop & Shop, Ridgefield.