HC DrugFree Examines Equipment to Combat Underage Drinking

While at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Joan Webb Scornaienchi, Executive Director of HC DrugFree and Coordinator of the County's Alcohol Coalition, examined a fablet (phone/tablet) and other equipment owned by HC DrugFree and used by HCPD's undercover officers to combat underage drinking. The equipment, totaling $3,700, was purchased through a grant issued through the Maryland Strategic Prevention Framework (MSPF). As decided by the Alcohol Coalition, the grant will be used in the prevention of underage drinking and will focus on an extended Town Center area and will include extra patrols at identified MPP events and a media campaign aimed at educating adults about the dangers of providing alcohol to minors. HC DrugFree, MPP and HCPD are among the many partners serving on the County's Alcohol Coalition.