Area Schools Receive Red Ribbon Grants

Arkansas Sheriff's Association

This year marks the 3rd Annual Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association Red Ribbon Grant Campaign.

Each year the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association has awarded over 20 thousand dollars in grants.  The Sheriffs of Arkansas take a strong stance on the war against drugs and believe it starts with our children.

The Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association drug awareness program strives to bring the “Smart Not To Start” campaign to schools all year through out the state, teaching drug prevention to our youth.

All Schools in the state of Arkansas are encouraged to apply for the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association Red Ribbon Grant.  Each year the grant recipients are announced on October 1st.

Among this year’s winners: Melbourne High School; Perryville Elementary; Beebe High School; Augusta Schools; and Southside Bee Branch.

Keep checking the website www.arsheriffs.org for updated information when the new applications are ready.

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