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CAHS offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.   

Youth and alcohol: “Sticker Shock” visits Central

April 19, 2023
Students and representatives of alcohol enforcement place stickers on containers.

CAHS’ Prevention Division rolled out its second installment of the major awareness campaign known as Project “Sticker Shock” on April 19 at the Oak Point Fresh Market in Greenwell Springs, LA.

The campaign warns that it is illegal to purchase alcohol for persons under 21. The campaign will continue in CAHS’ seven-parish region for at least the next three years and will include warning stickers on containers of alcohol, decals and posters in stores, television ads, and social media outreach.

The campaign warns that penalties for buying alcohol for persons under 21 include arrest, jail, fines, and loss of driver’s license.

We appreciate the strong support of and participation by the following persons and agencies:
• Wade Evans, Mayor of Central
• Karen Wooley, “Sticker Shock” Project Coordinator
• Sashika Baunchand, Founder and President, Outstanding Mature Girlz (OMG)
• Dr. Patricia Norwood, Director of Mirror of Grace
• Agent Barry Durbin, East Baton Rouge Parish Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control
• Trooper Christian Reed, Louisiana State Police
• Chanita Vasquez, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission
• William Carpenter, Louisiana office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control
• Greg Fischer, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission
• Cliff Ivey, Central Police Department
• Garrett Reeves, Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control
• Emeal Brown, Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control
• Central Mayor Wade Evans
• Jakouri Williams,Central High School Assistant Principal
• Jason Demoulin, East Baton Rouge Sherriff’s Office
• John Simoneaux, East Baton Rouge Sherriff’s Office
• Jonathan Sumich, General Manager, Oak Point Fresh Market, Greenwell Springs, LA

Special thanks to the individuals pictured above (l-r): Larian Foster, Marcus Shorts II, Jaelyn Lacour, Colby Williams, Louisiana State Police Trooper Christian Reed, and Anya Marchan. Not pictured is Drew Smith.