Thursday, December 2, 2010

Genesee County DFC is finalist in international contest

Great news: Genesee County Drug-Free Communities Coalition has just been selected as one of the top ten finalists for the 2010 Out of the Box Prize! We were chosen from among 309 applicants from 42 countries!

Out of the Box is sponsored by the Community Tool Box, an online resource for community-building groups around the world. This particular contest is geared toward highlighting "innovative approaches to promoting community health and development" (part of the contest description at

From now until January 31, people can vote for their choice. If we come in first place, we will be awarded $5,000 and a free customized WorkStation; if we come in second, our prize will be $2,000 plus the free customized WorkStation.

Please click here to see the list of candidates; click on our link to read our submission and vote (lower right corner of the page)! Tell family and friends to do the same!

Thanks in advance for your support.

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