Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Youth, Education and Safety in Schools (Y.E.S.S.) Event in Larkspur

The Rotary Club of Castle Pines is hosting a fun family event in support of Douglas County youth through the Y.E.S.S Program (Youth, Education and Safety in Schools). 


The details of the event are as follows:  


When: Sunday August 23rd - 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Where: Bar Double F Ranch - 2295 Elk View Road, Larkspur, CO 80188 
Signs will be posted for driving from Tomah Rd & I-25/Frontage Rd Intersection or Highway 105 & Tomah Rd. intersection.

This will be a fun afternoon for families to enjoy award winning Blue Grass Music by GRASS IT UP, delicious BBQ, select beer and wine and of course food and activities for young people including bounce houses face painting and dancing.

Cost:  $25 per Adult - $10 / Child under 9 years of age

Purchase Tickets Here:      www.BBQBrewsandBanjos.com  

What is the Y.E.S.S. Program

The Y.E.S.S. Program initiated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and runs in partnership with the Douglas County School District, Castle Rock Police Department and Parker Police Department.  The program is designed to educate youth in classroom instruction by Sheriff’s Deputies and Police Officers regarding internet safety, substance abuse prevention, teen relationships, suicide prevention, and much more!  Today’s youth face so many more challenges and without this instruction they are left to making choices without the information required to make right ones! 

The Y.E.S.S. program was initiated at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, but is not fully funded by tax dollars.  The Program has already received national recognition through an award of Excellence for the work and results being accomplished.  The Rotary Club of Castle Pines though their fundraising efforts and application for grants through the Rotary District has provided support for this important work. However, their support has barely made a small contribution compared to the need and therefore they have initiated an annual BBQ BREWS and BANJOS family event.  Because of the Rotary’s focus is for the youth of our community, they felt a family friendly event was appropriate to support.

If you cannot attend, please feel free to make a tax deductible contribution to the effort at the web address noted above.  Additionally please view the auction items listed at the site and make a bid for items of your choice!

We hope to see you at the event for a fun family afternoon!!

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