National Inhalants & Poisons Awareness Week 2014: Be A Superhero In Your Home Event
October 15, 2013 was Global Handwashing Day!
Over 200 million celebrated the day, from over 100 countries around the world. To learn more about the annual celebration of Global Handwashing Day, click here.
ACE celebrated the day by partnering with Henry the Hand to make sure those in the Farragut Square area of Washington, D.C. were washing their hands before lunch!
On October 18th, Ace Clean traveled to Parsippany, New Jersey to visit students from St. Pius X School. Students from kindergarten to fifth grade were able to participate in the Ace Clean- Disease Prevention Presentations.
Students partook in an array of activities including:
On Thursday, July 25th, the Alliance for Consumer Education visited the YMCA Thingamajig Convention in Maryland to present information on disease prevention and proper hygiene habits. The convention brings together more than 4,000 students ranging in age from six to thirteen years old from around the Metropolitan Washington area to display their eco-friendly inventions and innovative solutions to real-life problems.
ACE and Batman from Superheroes for Kids teamed up with the Bowie BaySox in Maryland to Strike Out Inhalant Abuse on August 3rd. Fans and BaySox Staff dressed as their favorite superheroes to celebrate Superhero Night at the ballpark. Batman arrived in his Batmobile Lamborghini to greet fans and talk with them about inhalant abuse prevention. Four lucky middle school fans were chosen to go on the field with ACE and Batman for a pre-game Inhalant Abuse Prevention presentation. The fans answered five questions on inhalant abuse prevention before Batman led the stadium in an I
The Alliance for Consumer Education and Batman teamed up to Strike Out Inhalants in Kentucky!
Starting in Bowling Green, KY, ACE and Batman partnered with the Bowling Green Hot Rods to bring knowledge and awareness on inhalant abuse prevention to fans. The Hot Rods sent inhalant abuse prevention folders and packets out to local schools leading up to the Strike Out Inhalants Awareness Night game.
The Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) partnered with the New Britain Rock Cats, the Double-A Minor League team for the Minnesota Twins, as they hosted the 2013 Eastern League All-Star Classic in Connecticut.
Ann Thompson, Shelly Turula, and Cindy Hundley are our 2012 Outstanding Volunteers! Our Champions of ACE have been hard at work helping us develop new programs and acquire new sponsors while also contributing their creative ideas! A big thanks to Ann, Shelly, and Cindy for all their hard work and dedication! Bios on our 3 Champions and additional ACE information can be retrieved from our 2012 Annual Report found on our website www.consumered.org.