ACE at the AHR Expo
A huge thank you to ACE Supporters Bill Frauenheim and Diversified CPC for representing ACE at the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigerating (AHR) Exposition; the event was from January 28-30th in Dallas, Texas. As a member of ACE, Bill has gone above and beyond in reaching out to spread awareness on inhalant abuse prevention.
Ace Clean Visits Arlington, Virginia Schools
Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) partnered with Arlington County Public Health Department, School Health Division to deliver a message of preventing the spread of disease to Arlington elementary students.
President Obama Declares December National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
For the third year in a row, President Obama has declared December as the National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Recognizing the vast number of deaths that occur each year from alcohol and illegal drug use while driving, the President hopes to "recommit to keeping our streets safe, families healthy, and communities strong."
85% of Individuals in Farragut Square Report Washing their Hands Before Lunch
This past Wednesday, November 7th, was a busy day for Ace Clean and his nemesis, Professor Grime. These two mascots from the Alliance for Consumer Education took to the streets of DC during lunchtime to education individuals in Farragut Square and the Golden Triangle area about disease prevention. Ace Clean and Professor Grime surveyed lunch goers on whether they had washed their hands before eating lunch that day. If the participant responded yes, they became an honorary member of the “Gleam Team,” and the individual took a picture with Ace Clean.
Ace Clean on Farragut Square - Wednesday Nov 7th at Noon
On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012, our disease prevention masot, Ace Clean, will be taking on the streets of DC to talk to the public about staying germ-free. Ace Clean and his team from the Alliance for Consumer Education will be visiting Farragut Square and the Golden Triangle area during lunchtime (around 12:00 p.m.). Not only will Ace be visiting various eateries such as Starbucks, Chop’t Salad, and more, but he will also be hanging out with different food trucks in the square. In addition, Ace will visit the Farragut West Metro and Bus stops.
ACE and SADD Partner on National Inhalant Cirriculum
New Guide Targeting Middle School Students & High School Peer Leaders Released
The Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE), in partnership with SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), has released an important new resource aimed at fighting inhalant abuse among our nation’s youth.
The ACE/SADD “Inhalant Abuse Prevention: Facilitators Guide and Lesson Plan” targets middle school students led by high school peer leaders and is designed to educate the students on the dangers of “huffing” or using common household and commercial products to get high.
Ace Clean Headed to the YMCA in Arlington for Super Hero Week!
This week was superhero week at the YMCA of Arlington. Lucky for Alliance for Consumer Education's mascot Ace Clean, this meant he would be able to entertain the campers with tips on staying healthy and germ-free. While at the YMCA, the corporate office got to meet Ace Clean and was very impressed with Alliance for Consumer Education's presentation to the campers. The kids got to play a trivia game, as well as splitting into paired groups to discover the top 5 places in classrooms which contain the most germs. Ace Clean had a great time and hopes the kids remember to wash their hands!
NEW Inhalant Site is Up and Running
Alliance for Consumer Education's new and improved inhalant website is now live and running! Don't forget to check out the "featured sections" as well!
ACE's 16 Summer Safety Tips!
In addition to Alliance for Consumer Education's newly launched program Heroes of the Health League, ACE has 16 Summer Safety Tips for you and your families. These include information on pet and fire safety, poison prevention, and proper use and disposal of household products.
Shoutout to Our 2011 Ace Outstanding Volunteers!
Al Bronstein, Bill Frauenheim, and Robin Lapins are our 2011 Outstanding Volunteers! Our Ace All-Stars have been hard at work helping us develop new programs and acquire new sponsors while also contributing their creative ideas! A big thanks to Al, Bill, and Robin for all their hard work and dedication! Bios on our 3 All-Stars and additional ACE information can be retrieved from our 2011 Annual Report found at our website www.consumered.org.