Wake TRU Interest Meeting

12/11/2017 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm


Wake TRU Interest Meeting

Do you care about creating a healthy community? The Poe Center for Health Education is looking for youth leaders (9th-12th grade) to support tobacco use prevention efforts in our community. Mark your calendars and join us to learn more about our Wake T.R.U. (Tobacco Reality Unfiltered) program. TRU is a statewide effort responsible for reducing the impact of tobacco use on our communities.

When & Where:

Monday, December 11, 2017
3:15 pm to 4:30 pm
at The Poe Center
224 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh 27610

Benefits to TRU Members:
  • Skill-building & leadership training.
  • Enhance public speaking skills.
  • Obtain community service hours.
  • Great experience for your resume, scholarships & applications.
  • T-shirts, meals & other incentives included with membership.
  • Help save lives!
What Will Be Expected of TRU Group Members?
  • TRU’s main commitment is to work to reduce tobacco sales and tobacco access to youth/minors.
  • Willingness to educate merchants on the laws and regulations of selling tobacco products to under age youth.
  • Educate youth and adults about tobacco use issues.
  • Attend at least one TRU meeting/event per month throughout the year.
  • Attend the trainings needed to be an effective member.
  • Keep in communication with your Adult Team Leaders.
  • Be sensitive to various socioeconomic settings, cultures, and individual backgrounds.

If you want to learn more about TRU (Tobacco Reality Unfiltered) please RSVP to the Interest Meeting and/or contact Tamika Gilchrist, Wake TRU Manager at 919-231-4006 or t.gilchrist@poehealth.org. Refreshments and door prizes will be available.

RSVP Today!