Naples Elementary Asking for Community Support in Red Ribbon Photo Contest

Naples Elementary has gone all out for Red Ribbon Week this year and are asking the community to vote for them in the regional 2016 Red Ribbon photo contest. Schools across the nation celebrate Red Ribbon Week as a time to teach youth to live drug free. The National Red Ribbon Week organization awards schools for going all out and Naples Elementary is among the schools in Region 8 hoping to win the grand prize. “This contest was designed to provide a natural opportunity for parents and educators to talk to kids about drug abuse and prevention in a relaxed and fun way,” shares national organizer Peggy Sapp. “We are asking everyone to participate by voting for their favorite entry to help support families and schools in spreading the drug free message to children.” Naples Elementary chose the theme, “YOLO. Be Drug Free.” Vote for Naples Elementary atwww.RedRibbon.org/vote. The deadline to vote is November 17th.

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