Safe Spring Break Day Promoted Health and Safety Awareness to Reinhardt College Students
Heather Axt, a freshman from Woodstock, Ga., signs the Safe Spring Break Pledge while Becky Doebler, Reinhardt's coordinator of student activities, looks on.
Reinhardt students are "playing it safe" while getting prepared
for the College's upcoming spring break holiday the week of March 3-7.
On Tuesday, February 26, students attended the College's first Safe
Spring Break Day hosted by Reinhardt's Office of Student Activities,
Student Activities Council, and Office of Counseling and Career Services
in the Glasshouse of The Hasty Student Life Center on the Waleska
campus. "Safe Spring Break Day is a fun and interesting way for
students to gather more information about how to keep safe during Spring
Break," explained Becky Doebler, coordinator of student activities.
"The event included information on topics ranging from alcohol poisoning, predatory drugs and seatbelt safety to
sexual health responsibility and fun alternatives for a safe Spring
Local businesses provided students with free samples and
information about health and safety. The Cherokee Eye Group passed out
eye care supplies and brochures and raffled off a pair of designer
sunglasses. Attendees learned health and wellness tips from the Cherokee
Health Department and from Physician's Immediate Med of Canton.
Northside Pharmacy and Medical Supply of Waleska offered prescription
and drug information and raffled off a safe Spring Break gift basket.
Students also enjoyed smoothies from The Gathering Place in Waleska and a
"create your own spin-art frisbee" station provided by Interactive
Attractions of Atlanta.
After learning about Spring Break safety, attendees could sign
the Safe Spring Break Pledge. The pledge encouraged students to abstain
from drinking and driving or riding with someone who has been drinking.
For more information about Safe Spring Break Day, contact Doebler at 770-720-9238 or RMD@reinhardt.edu.