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Lisa Allmendinger on June 16th, 2016

By Lisa Carolin (5 Healthy Town’s Board of Directors recently approved a budget of $75,000 for the Chelsea Wellness Coalition’s Year 5 Plan. Chelsea Update is profiling each of the interventions that is receiving funding.) Since August of 2008, one out of every 15 students in the Chelsea School District has volunteered for SRSLY, which […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 15th, 2016

By Crystal Hayduk The Chelsea School District Board of Education approved the hiring of seven new staff members at their meeting on June 13. The hires, who underwent a three-interview process, were approved by the six board members present; Tammy Lehman had an excused absence. James Schilt will teach English at the high school. He […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 17th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Daniel J. Marthey for the information in this story.) Six youth members of the SRSLY Coalition in Chelsea, (Sean McGill,14, Sophie Sjogren, 14, Ace Eder, 15, Shannon Conley, 13, Ananth Ghosh, 17, and April Montoye, 12), traveled to Washington, D.C. recently to join more than 2,500 substance abuse prevention […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 28th, 2015

  (Chelsea Update would like to thank Jesse Kauffman for the information in this story.) SRSLY is gearing up for its eighth annual New Year’s Eve party – and invites you to come join the fun. More than 2,300 people have attended the SRSLY New Year’s Eve Party over the past seven years. This year’s […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 18th, 2015

SRSLY is once again offering the CPTN SRSLY Comic Workshop to any middle school students interested in creating their own comics. The workshop will take place Mondays and Tuesdays, Jan. 11 – Feb. 2 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at Washington Street Education Center. Join Jerzy Drozd, cartoonist for the CPTN SRSLY and the Super […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 3rd, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jesse Kauffman for the information and photos in this story.) Middle school students participating in the Youth Empowerment Solutions (YES) program at Beach Middle School got a chance to learn about leadership directly from Chelsea leaders. Ed Toth, chief of Chelsea Police Department, Trinh Pifer, director of the Chelsea […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 9th, 2015

SRSLY has filmed a new recruitment video featuring 17 volunteers from the four SRSLY communities in the region. Filmed during the last week of summer vacation, the new video explains how SRSLY started, what the coalitions are working on, and how people can get involved. SRSLY is a youth substance abuse prevention coalition in Chelsea, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 8th, 2015

Oct. 22: Chelsea District Library to host SRSLY Photovoice gallery event (Chelsea Update would like to thank Daniel Marthey for the information in this story.) In the spirit of this year’s 5H Community Read theme, “Avoiding Unhealthy Substances,” the Chelsea District Library, in collaboration with SRSLY, will host a Community Photovoice Gallery event. Photovoice will […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 22nd, 2015

SRSLY invites all Chelsea residents to attend their first annual coalition meeting on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the boardroom of the Washington Street Education Center. If you’re new to the community or haven’t attended a coalition meeting in the past, this is a great way to learn about SRSLY and meet all […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 14th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jesse Kauffman for the information in this story.) SRSLY will be surprising their members – new and old – with fun games and treats beginning Sept. 14. Dubbed “SRSLY Week” by a committee of volunteers, the youth substance abuse coalition will be recruiting new members and celebrating continuing members […]

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