Description:Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners everywhere mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. Here in Essex, those policies aims are to decrease the amount of tobacco sold in our community and to limit where tobacco can be smoked in public. On this day, help us educate community members about these issues while remembering that tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death globally and is currently responsible for 10% of adult deaths worldwide.
Last month, an awesome crew of local middle and high school students came out to lend a hand with CHIPS’ Alternative Spring Break! Through rain, winter break-esque temperatures, and even (gasp!) snow, our youth volunteers turned up to help out several community organizations. Our crews were small in number, but large in impact as we […]
With whipped cream, chocolate pudding and crumbs from a graham cracker crust infiltrating his hard won high-school beard and main of hair, an EHS Junior called Caveman, responded to raucous cheers from the crowd. With fire in his eyes, unlike even the most enthusiastic and surprised Olympic gold-medalist, the young man let out a mighty […]