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2014-10-01 12:27:58

Summary: Emphasizing that one person can make a difference, actress Kelly Preston kicks off Tampa Bay Charity Coalition. CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Before an assembly of nearly 100 people, representing 38 different non-profits and charitable groups in the Tampa Bay area, actress Kelly Preston acknowledged the audience for providing inspiration for people like her and her family to volunteer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149690 "Your...

2014-09-25 23:03:03

In a country where drug abuse is twice the global average and drug-related crime is on the rise, community involvement is critical. The Church of Scientology of Pretoria is training community and religious leaders with the tools they need to take on this problem. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 A groundswell is building in South Africa—a grassroots movement to tackle drug abuse. And for good reason. The South African Police Service (SAPS) reports drug related crime rose by...

2014-09-23 23:02:12

As young men were initiated into manhood in the township of Mamelodi, South Africa this year, their tribal leaders imparted the importance of drug-free living, using The Truth About Drugs, the drug education initiative supported by the Church of Scientology. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Tribal leaders are determined to combat drug abuse in the township of Mamelodi, a city of 1.5 million residents in the outskirts of Pretoria, where the emergence of a new and very dangerous drug, nyaope, is...

2014-09-23 20:21:48

While allied forces gathered in preparation of war against terrorists in Syria and Iraq, another gathering took place in Tampa Bay for peace - an artists' celebration of International Peace Day. CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As war escalates in places like Syria, Iraq and The Ukraine, Artists Coalition of Tampa Bay gathered together at a celebration of International Peace Day at the Church of Scientology's Fort Harrison in downtown Clearwater on Sunday...

2014-09-03 23:01:32

With a new school year starting, now is the time to reach out to youth with factual information about what drugs are and what they do. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Seattle see the new school year as a challenge—a time to reach out to youth with the truth about drugs. Drug abuse is an issue they take seriously, and one they carry out throughout the year with drug education lectures and seminars; drug education booklet distribution events; and...

2014-08-29 23:02:43

Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Kaohsiung reach thousands of youth with the truth about drugs. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Kaohsiung worked to make this a safe and drug-free summer for youth throughout their city. They kicked off the summer with a “drug-free day,” organizing simultaneous drug education lectures for 7,000 students in eighteen primary schools, middle schools and high schools. In each of the schools, the day began...

2014-08-26 23:02:34

With heroin-related deaths rising 89 percent in Florida in recent years, Scientology supported Truth About Drugs initiative focuses on broad distribution of drug education materials. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 In an ironic turn of events, although Florida’s crackdown on prescription painkiller abuse is credited by the Centers for Disease Control with a two-year decline in the number of deaths from opioid abuse, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that at the same time,...

2014-08-25 23:01:14

Volunteers from the Churches of Scientology across Italy reach out this summer to create a drug-free country. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Millions of tourists from around the world vacation in Italy each summer. In Rome alone, a city of over 3 million, the population swells by more than three times with visitors each year. As the last of the tourists return home, the Church of Scientology’s “Say ‘No’ to Drugs, Say ‘Yes’ to Life” teams caps this summer’s drug-education and...

2014-08-22 23:01:26

A Team of volunteers from the Church of Scientology are promoting a drug-free summer for local residents and tourists visiting the city. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 As the summer draws to an end and beach-goers in the Sicilian city of Catania bask in their last few days of leisure, they can not only enjoy a refreshing swim, they can also immerse themselves in the truth about drugs, thanks to the efforts of a team of volunteers from the Church of Scientology. The Scientology group raised a...

2014-08-20 16:25:07

An audience ranging from 11 to 70 years old hears how education forwards the theme for 2014 International Youth Day -"Mental Health Matters." CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What parent isn't concerned about their children's mental health and their future? Where education levels rank low, as they do in Pinellas County, parents struggle to come to grips with solutions that will give their children the fundamentals they need for strong mental health and a bright...


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