Help the Hills: Parent Together, Parent Strong
Town Hall Meeting
August 18, 2014
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church
Leadership Vestavia Hills, the Vestavia Hills Board of Education and the City of Vestavia Hills are pleased to invite you to join us at a town hall meeting focused on the growing use of alcohol and drugs in our community.
This Town Hall Meeting will include a variety of speakers and a panel discussion addressing the increasing use of drugs and alcohol among young people in our community. Key speakers will include Dale Wisely, Ph.D., David Howard, and Rick Norris. Dale Wisely is a popular educator and speaker on parenting and drug and alcohol use in teens. David Howard is Director of Administrative Services at the Vestavia Hills Board of Education. Rick Norris is a Vestavia parent whose son, Tripp, was a Vestavia Hills High School graduate, a senior at Alabama and an aspiring and talented musician. Tripp died in 2011 as a result of a lethal mix of alcohol and street heroin.
Help the Hills was formed in an effort to foster open dialogue with parents, educators, and community leaders. This gathering will be videotaped and used as a discussion guide at home meetings planned in the month of September.
Help the Hills is an extension of a Leadership Vestavia Hills project and is in partnership with the Vestavia Hills Board of Education and the City of Vestavia Hills.
Who should attend:
- First Responders
- Community Leaders & Organizers
- Faith Based Leaders
- Concerned Citizens
- Health Practitioners & Pharmacists
This event is open to the public. Seating is limited.
For additional information or to be added to email list, please contact:
Leadership Vestavia Hills Help the Hills Committee Members:
Tracy Davis, Member, Hand Arendall, LLC
Julie Moebes Ellis, Director of Business Development, Bridgeworth, LLC
Lt. Ryan Farrell, Public Information Officer, Vestavia Hills Fire Department
Shera Grant, Deputy Public Defender, Jefferson County Public Defender's Office
David Martin, President, NationView, LLC
Shanta Owens, District Judge, 10th Judicial Circuit of Alabama
Dan Pahos, Owner, Home Instead Senior Care
Jennifer Philpot, Fund Development Specialist
Charlie Shah, General Counsel, Event Operations Group