This week is Red Ribbon Week, a time set aside by the Young Marines youth organization to encourage young people to lead positive, drug-free lifestyles.
To observe Red Ribbon Week, the OPSO Young Marines Program is hosting a Red Ribbon Fair on Friday, Oct. 27, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Orleans Justice Center, 2nd Floor. In addition to the OPSO Young Marines, the fair will feature Young Marines units from Jefferson and St. Bernard parishes. Other attendees include representatives from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the OPSO Day Reporting Center and the Louisiana National Guard Counterdrug Task Force.
Dr. Corey J. Hebert, medical editor at WDSU-TV, is the guest speaker. Fitness trainer Terry Dixon will conduct a 30-minute workout session. OPSO employees, their family members and friends are invited to attend the fair. Refreshments will be served.