Sunny’s Story

Sunny's Story

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Sunny's Story, written by Ginger Katz is a drug prevention book for all ages. It is a compelling story for children, teenagers, parents, grandparents, teachers and more. Sunny’s Story tells of joyful times and sad times, and of how a dog’s best friend was needlessly lost to drug abuse.

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It is narrated through the eyes, ears and mind of Sunny, the family beagle. The story tells the ups and downs of life with his young master Ian, beginning with their meeting at an animal shelter, and ending with a futile effort to ward off disaster

Sunny's Story is read at many dinner tables across the country, in schools, libraries, as part of Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention Curricula for elementary, middle and high school students as well as a standalone book for children of all ages, parents, grandparents, teachers and professionals in the field of treatment and prevention.

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Press Releases 2007


September 6,2007

COURAGE TO SPEAK LAUNCHING Courageous Parenting 101®
PARENTS ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE

Ginger Katz, founder and president of The Courage to Speak Foundation, has announced plans to launch a new four-session substance abuse prevention and education program, called Courageous Parenting 101®. The new program targets and is designed for parents using the Courage to Speak model and philosophy as a touchstone. It will have its inaugural run at West Rock Middle School in Norwalk with the parent series starting January 15 following a traditional Courage to Speak Presentation on January 8, 2008. Courageous Parenting will be open to parents from throughout the community free of charge. Special training for facilitators who will lead the new program will take place on January 10.


May 2, 2007

ON CABLE: THE COURAGE TO SPEAK FAMILY NIGHT
The Third Annual Courage to Speak Family Night Empowering Youth to Be Drug-Free will air on Cablevision Channel 84 on Saturday, May 5th at 7:30 pm and again on Sunday, May 6th at 7:30pm.


March 17,2007

KATZ TO ADDRESS NATIONAL GHB CONFERENCE
Ginger Katz, Founder & CEO of The Courage to Speak Foundation and author of the recently released book, Sunny’s Story is speaking on Breaking the Code of Silence: Ending Denial at the 2007 International GHB & Chemical Drug Conference in Arlington, Texas from March 23-25, 2007.


March 6, 2007

MINORITY LEADER CAFERO HEADLINE
‘COURAGE TO SPEAK’
LOCAL ORGANIZATION COMBATS YOUTH DRUG USE

State Rep. Lawrence F. Cafero Jr., a longtime advocate of youth support groups, will emcee annual The Courage To Speak “Empowering Youth to be Drug Free” Family Night a drug-free program at the West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk Tuesday March 6, 2007 at 5:30 pm.


February 9, 2007

“Courage To Speak” Founder Launches New Book Aimed at Parents and Children with Information to Prevent Drug Use Among Young People
Sunny’s Story is a compelling story for children, teenagers, parents, grandparents, and teachers written by Norwalk resident, Virginia “Ginger” Katz. Sunny’s Story tells of joyful times and sad times, and of how a dog’s best friend was needlessly lost. It is narrated through the eyes, ears and mind of Sunny, the family beagle. It is the ups and downs of life with his young master, beginning with their meeting at an animal shelter, and ending with a futile effort to ward off disaster.


January 6, 2007

Fairfield County Community Foundation Funds The Courage To Speak Elementary School Prevention Project
Charles Yost, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Virginia “Ginger” Katz, Founder & President of The Courage to Speak Foundation today announced that the Fairfield County Community Foundation has awarded the agency a grant of $18,000 to help support its pilot substance abuse prevention and education program for elementary schools.

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