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Young Marines Receive 'Red Ribbon Week' Proclamation

Red Ribbon Week is an annual drug prevention program for young people.

Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw presented representatives of the LCpl. Caleb Powers Young Marines a proclamation recognizing Oct. 23 to 31, 2012, as the annual Red Ribbon Week.  The presentation was held during Tuesday evening's City Council Meeting.

"The National Red Ribbon Campaign is now the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23 to 31 each year," according to the website.

The LCpl Caleb Powers Young Marines will promote Red Ribbon Week in the area through events and displays, including their interactive presentations at from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nov. 3  'Be the Best You Can Be' festival at Spotsylvania Towne Centre. 

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