Drug Free Youth In Texas
D-FY-IT of Midland holds several different events throughout the year. For those youth who are interested in becoming leaders in the community, we have "Teens In Charge". It is this group that helps coordinate many of the annual events.
August 2005 - Teens in Charge will attend a R.O.P.E.S. Course that will push their endurance and team leading skills.
September begins the monthly meetings to plan and carry out the community activities and events
October D-FY-IT will host the 2nd annual Red Ribbon Run on Saturday, October 29th. It is a Half Marathon, 5K and 1K
October also hold the Friendship Marker activity
November there will be a Junior High lock-in at Mr. Gatti's. Flyers will be sent home with 7th and 8th grade students.
December is when D-FY-IT Teens In Charge plan to produce additional Public Service Announcement for kids to stay drug and alcohol free.
February 2006 there will be the second Junior High Lock-in held at Hollywood Theatres. Flyers will be sent home with 7th and 8th grade students for this activity as well.
March 2006 and April we will be holding our Spring activity
May 2006 is the volunteer appreciation luncheon. This luncheon is to celebrate the dedicated adult volunteers who work with D-FY-IT throughout the school year during testing and other activities. "Shattered Dreams" Premier event will be held on May 9th at the Yucca Theatre downtown. Event will begin at 7:00pm, tickets are available through the D-FY-IT office, 689-1594.
July 2006 - Teens in Charge will attend a leadership camp for drug and alcohol prevention community planning.
If you would like more information about D-FY-IT, Teens In Charge, Volunteering, or the above mentioned events, please contact the Associate Director, Paula Cannon, or the Volunteer Coordinator, Sunny Whitsell at 432-689-1594.
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