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Bridge Hosting Youth Skate Night for Vaping Prevention

Veterans Memorial Rink in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

Youth Skate Night for Vaping Prevention will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, at Veterans Memorial Ice Rink in West Hartford.

By Ronni Newton

The West Hartford Teen Center, a program of the Bridge, will be holding a Youth Skate Night with a focus on vaping prevention on Friday, Jan. 27, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Rink.

The first 150 people who show the event flyer (see PDF below) will receive free admission and skate rental.

Youth Services Manager and West Hartford Teen Center Director Jonathan Merritt said the event will include “live music by School of Rock, giveaways from the West Hartford Prevention Partnership including beanies, t-shirts, wrist bracelets, stress balls, refreshments, and information about the risks of youth vaping, as well as baked and other goods for sale to benefit The West Hartford Teen Center and Friends of Feeney.” Friends of Feeney is a local nonprofit that assists families in the community who are dealing with trauma or tragedy.

The snow date for the event is Friday, Feb. 3, from 7-8:30 p.m.

For questions, contact Merritt at 860-305-2792.

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