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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 05, 2007
MEDIA ADVISORY: McKenna to visit Eastern Washington schools for Operation: Allied Against Meth

Olympia – Attorney General Rob McKenna will visit several schools in Eastern Washington next week as part of the on-going schedule of school visits in his “Operation:  Allied Against Meth” campaign.

When: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
• 9 – 9:45 am - Colville High School
• 12:15 – 1:15 pm – Republic High School
• 2 – 3 pm – Curlew High School

Thursday, October 11, 2007
• 8 – 8:45 am – Omak Middle School
• 9 – 9:45 am – Omak High School
• 1 – 1:45 – Mansfield High School

What: Operation:  Allied Against Meth presentation, featuring Attorney General Rob McKenna, a speaker from “Lead On America” and a 22-year-old former meth addict who shares her story about meth addiction and turning her life around.

Where: 
Colville High School, 154 Hwy 20 East, Colville 99114
Republic High School, 30306 E. Hwy 20, Republic 99166
Curlew High School, 47 Curlew School Road, Curlew 99118
Omak Middle & High Schools, 20 South Cedar, Omak 98841
Mansfield High School, 491 Road 14 NE, Mansfield 98830
 
McKenna launched the “Operation: Allied Against Meth” initiative in May 2005 with presentations to four high schools across the state in partnership with Lead On America and other community-based organizations.

Since then, McKenna has made presentations and distributed materials to more than 24,000 students from 33 different schools.

For more information about the Attorney General’s meth strategy, please visit the Operation: Allied Against Meth website. 

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Contact: J. Ryan Shannon, Media Relations Manager, (360) 753-2727

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