Red Ribbon Week soars

Published 12:02 pm Saturday, October 29, 2011

BMX performer Ryan Davis jumps Escambia County Middle School coach Alice White during a Red Ribbon Week stunt show showcasing the advantages of living a drug and tobacco free life.

Red Ribbon Week in Escambia County is always filled with a great message and plenty of success stories from people who have chosen to live a life free of tobacco and drugs.

This year’s campaign was even more eye catching and unique than normal, as the Escambia County Sheriff’s Department and McGruff the crime dog visited county schools with a some special guests in tow.

group of BMX professional bicycle stunt men from Shreveport, Louisiana toured local schools all week, stressing the importance of good decision-making and teaching kids they don’t need drugs and alcohol to have a good time or achieve a rush of adrenaline.

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