The annual Illinois Prevention Bowl is being held Thursday, May 13, 9:30-2:00 PM, at Soldier Field and The Prevention Partnership still has a few slots for West Side 7th & 8th graders to compete and represent their schools.
Youth will test their knowledge in the areas of substance abuse, anger management, nutrition, economics & financial responsibility, self-esteem, communication, and social marketing.
Each school is permitted a team of 4 students, with one alternate. There is no charge to participate and transportation to and from Soldier Field will be provided.
MCs for this year’s Prevention Bowl are WMAQ-TV/Channel 5 News Anchorman Alex Perez and St. Louis Rams Defensive End Victor Adeyanju. The Prevention Bowl is sponsored by the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Community Health & Prevention, The Prevention Partnership, Inc., and Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC). Members of the Chicago Bears will be present to sign autographs.
To register a school team, call Al Orsello at The Prevention Partnership, Inc., 773/378-4195, ext. 16.