Vermillion teen named <br />to statewide advisory group

Vermillion teen named
to statewide advisory group Douglas Kronaizl has joined South Dakota Voices for Children's 15-member Youth Advisory Council. Its members help to identify issues that affect the lives of South Dakota children and youth. Council members also raise awareness about Voices' issues in their communities. Kronaizl, who will enter 11th grade in fall 2009, is eligible to serve on the council through his senior year. Current Voices' advocacy issues include raising awareness about children's mental and physical health, increasing seat-belt and booster seat use, preventing the use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco among young people and increasing the quality and availability of child care.  The mission of South Dakota Voices for Children is to improve the lives of children through policy and program advocacy. Complete information about Voices is available at www.sdvoicesforchildren.org

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