TPCP Calendar of Events October Through December 2012

TPCP Calendar of Events

October – December 2012

Title of Event:
Madison County Mass Flu Fair

Date of Event:
October 23, 2012 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location of Event:
First Baptist Church, SBC
803 Governor Road
Huntsville, Arkansas 72740

Contact Information:
Brenda Patterson – 479-738-2612

Description of Event:
An educational booth about the dangers of tobacco.  There will be educational materials about the dangers of spit, smokeless, smoking and secondhand smoke.  Parents will have the opportunity to sign a smoke-free home/car pledge during this time.
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Title of Event:
Legislative Forum

Date of Event:
October 23, 2012 | 1:00 p.m.

Location of Event:
Bancorp South, Partee Room
300 N. Jackson Street
Magnolia, Arkansas  71753

Contact Information:
Cynthia Johnson – 870-234-2242
Alisha Williams – alisha.williams@legacymail.org

Description of Event:
Educate elected and public officials, candidates running for public office, and the general public on the evidence associated with tobacco and smoking prevention policy solutions to health issues.
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Title of Event:
Red Ribbon Puppet Show

Date of Event:
October 24, 2012 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location of Event:
Anne Watson Elementary
Bigelow, Arkansas 72016

Contact Information:
Alicia Neppl – 501-206-9101

Description of Event:
The East End School District Y.E.S. team will be performing a puppet show for the elementary school kids. The subjects include tobacco use and alcohol abuse.
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Title of Event:
Tobacco Education Presentation to Expectant Mothers

Date of Event:
October 25,2012 | 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location of Event:
Arkansas Department of Health
Marianna, Arkansas  

Contact Information:
Arlene S. Freeman – 870-295-5136

Description of Event:
Educating pregnant mothers about the dangers of using tobacco, especially during pregnancy.
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Title of Event:
Legislative Forum

Date of Event:
October 25,2012 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location of Event:
Boys and Girls Club
801 S. Elm Street
Blytheville, Arkansas

Contact Information:
Elroy Brown – 870-762-1788

Description of Event:
Educate elected and public officials, candidates running for public office, and the general public on the evidence associated with tobacco and smoking prevention policy solutions to health issues.
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Title of Event:
Russellville High School PTA

Date of Event:
October 30, 2012 | 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location of Event:
Russellville High School
Russellville, Arkansas

Contact Information:
Lyndsay Cochran – 479-967-3370

Event Details:
Education of parents about tobacco prevention and other health-related issues.
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Title of Event:
Celebration the Great American Smokeout

Date of Event:
All day November 1, 2012

Location of Event:
Texarkana College
Texarkana, Arkansas

Contact Information:
Tonya Domokos – tddomokos@uams.edu

Event Details:
Encouraging students to quit tobacco.
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Title of Event:
Coloring Contest Celebrating the Great American Smokeout

Date of Event:
November 1, 2012 | 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location of Event:
Texarkana Mall
Texarkana, Arkansas

Contact Information:
Tonya Domokos – tddomokos@uams.edu

Description of Event:
Children’s coloring contest educating them about the danger to tobacco use. Mall patrons will vote on the top 10 contest entries.
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Title of Event:
Oakland Heights Parents Teacher Conference

Date of Event:
November 1, 2012 | 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location of Event:
Oakland Heights Elementary School

Contact Information:
Lyndsay Cochran – 479-967-3370

Description of Event:
Parents will receive information on tobacco prevention and other information.
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Title of Event:
Celebrating the Great American Smokeout

Date of Event:
November 1, 2012 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location of Event:
Housing Authority of Marianna
Marianna, Arkansas

Contact Information:
Arlene S. Freeman – 870-295-5136

Description of Event:
Encouraging tobacco users to quit!
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Title of Event:
40 Days to Freedom

Date of Event:
November 5, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.

Location of Event:
Ministers Alliance Meeting
Marianna, Arkansas

Contact Information:
Arlene S. Freeman – 870-295-5136

Description of Event:
Encouraging ministers and churches to help their congregations quit tobacco by using the 40 Days to Freedom program.
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Title of Event:
Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer Patient/Caregiver Workshop

Date of Event:
November 13, 2012 | 5:30 – 6:50 p.m.

Location of Event:
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute,
Sam Walton Auditorium, 10th floor
4301 W. Markham Street
Little Rock, Arkansas
PARKING: Lot 3 – Parking ticket validated at workshop

Contact Information:
Linda Cullers at 501-975-0758 Ext. 202 to register
Registration is required
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Title of Event:
Lung Cancer Awareness Press Conference

Date of Event:
November 14, 2012 | 10:00 a.m.

Location of Event:
State Capitol Rotunda
Little Rock, Arkansas

Contact Information:
Arlene S. Freeman – 870-295-5136

Description of Event:
The Coalition for Tobacco Free Arkansas will host a press conference on November 14 in commemoration of November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
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Title of Event:
Great American Smokeout “Laugh and Learn” Luncheon

Date of Event:
November 15, 2012 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location of Event:
Sticky Fingerz
107 River Market Avenue
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

Contact Information:
Katherine Donald – 501-687-0345

Description of Event:
A luncheon commemorating the Great American Smokeout  featuring comedian Renee Hicks, a lung cancer survivor.
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Title of Event:
Northwest Arkansas Tobacco Free Coalition Great American Smokeout Press Conference

Date of Event:
November 15, 2012 | 3:30 p.m.

Location of Event:
Chi Omega Greek Theater
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Contact Information:
Jamie Thornton – 479-751-7417

Description of Event:
A press conference commemorating the Great American Smokeout, unveiling results of “Operation Storefront” and introduce “Project Photovoice.”
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Title of Event:
Eighth Annual HIV/Tobacco Prevention and Awareness Symposium

Date of Event:
November 27, 2012 | 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location of Event:
Pulaski Technical College Main Campus
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, Arkansas

Contact Information:
Linder Conley – 501-993-1195 or 501-897-5566

Description of Event:
Join Future Builders as they celebrate their Eighth Annual HIV/Tobacco Prevention and Awareness Symposium. The event is in recognition of World Aids Day.