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PHOTOS: Paparazzi Flock to Red Carpet at Jr United Way “Together We Shine” Event for Abilis at YWCA

Cameras were flashing. The red carpet was unfurled. Guests arrived in style and were greeted by the paparazzi on Saturday night at the “Together We Shine” dinner and dance at Greenwich YWCA. Greenwich based teen volunteers led by the Greenwich Jr United Way organized the event. Greenwich High School clubs including Hand in Hand, Unified Sports, Come Together, Picking Up the Pieces, Roots and Shoots, Outreach Club, Former Attire and the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich, Keystone Club also participated in the elegant evening. Continue Reading →

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“Together We Shine” Dinner & Dance to Celebrate Inclusion in Greenwich

Greenwich based teen volunteers led and organized by the Greenwich Jr United Way are organizing an event called “Together We Shine.” This inclusion event is the first of its kind for Abilis. The evening consists of a three-hour long dinner and dance that celebrates inclusion and is open to all Greenwich public and private high school students and recent graduates (ages 15 to 20). Continue Reading →

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Stress, Success & Teenage Setbacks Forum on How to Cope to Feature Zeke Thomas

Keynote speaker is Zeke Thomas, son of Detroit Pistons basketball legend Isiah Thomas, who will talk about coping with anxiety related to life’s stresses. The April 30 event coincides with Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Continue Reading →

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Novel Fundraiser at GHS Helps Raise Awareness of Mental Health Disorders and Drug Abuse

In 2 weeks, GHS clubs collected 5,054 lbs of items including clothing, towels and sheets in green bins at GHS, Nathaniel Witherell and the Teen Center. That resulted in a check for about $850 from Fairco Greentree Recycling. Continue Reading →

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VIDEO: Safe Driving Day at GHS Features Simulated Crash and Extrication of Passenger

During Tuesday’s Safe Driving Day simulation of a distracted driving crash with fatalities, Officer Shane Geary commented on the consequences for a distracted driver causing a fatality. “His future is ruined. It doesn’t matter where he’s from. It doesn’t matter who his parents are. There is a zero tolerance these days, especially for distracted driving cases with loss of life.” Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Teens Plan Next Stress, Success & Teenage Setbacks Event: Athletes, Injury and Recovery

The focus of this Spring event will be on the unique stress and expectations of the high school athlete, what happens physically and psychologically to an athlete when injury happens, and how an athlete can recover in a healthy way to avoid opioid overuse and addiction. Continue Reading →

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Great Turnout for “Stress, Success and Teen Setbacks” Forum on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

In an emotional and cathartic event at Bruce Museum, teens and parents listened to the stories of Giovanni Rivera of MTV fame, as well as several Greenwich High School teens who shared their stories of mental health and recovery. Continue Reading →

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“Stress, Success and Teenage Setbacks: Let’s Talk Mental Health”Set for Thursday at Arch St Teen Center

Stress, Success and Teenage Setbacks: “Let’s Talk Mental Health” is a free event on Thursday, Nov. 10th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at ARCH Street Teen Center. Special guest will be MTV’s Giovanni Rivera. Food will be provided by Garden Catering. The event is open to parents and teens. Continue Reading →

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Outreach Club at GHS Busy Planning “Stress, Success & Teenage Setbacks” Event to Focus on Mental Health, Drug Use

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On Thursday, members of the GHS Outreach Club participated in a planning session for an upcoming Nov. 10 event at Arch Street Teen Center. The event will feature Giovanni Rivera, along with GHS students and Stephanie Marquesano from The Harris Project. This free community event, open to all public and private school teens (middle school and high school) and parents, is the follow-up to the hugely successful inaugural “Stress, Success & Teenage Setbacks” event that featured Scooter Braun, a GHS alumni himself, that took place last April. The GHS Outreach Club is working in collaboration with the school community and local organizations including the Junior United Way, Arch Street Teen Center and Liberation Programs to plan this very important event. Continue Reading →

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