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On Noozhawk: SafeLaunch Cotton Bag Service – All of the Convenience, None of the Plastic

 

cotton bags

SafeLaunch’s cotton bags are available for free at Lazy Acres Market. (SafeLaunch)

 

The Santa Barbara single-use bag ban is officially here.

As opposed to a restriction, this ordinance provides an opportunity for every business not only to embrace reusable bags, but to participate in a great new concept that defines the passion and values of our community: the SafeLaunch Cotton Bag Service.

This free shopping bag service is sponsored by SafeLaunch, its participating business partners and Ablitt’s Cleaners.

The bags enhance customer convenience and protect the marine environment, while at the same time serving our community’s youth.

The mission of SafeLaunch is to prevent teen addiction through education about adolescent brain development. The bags are currently available free of charge at Lazy Acres Market and available to every store that sponsors them.

For more information, email info@safelaunch.org.

It’s Live! Santa Barbara Teen News Network (sbTNN) Season 5 Episode 2

In this episode…

  • Inside sbTNN:  Cast members show what it looks like to produce sbTNN and explain why it’s great.
  • Rock and Roll Music Scene:  Ryan and Veronika interview up and coming 3-piece Rock band False Puppet from Santa Barbara, California. The band, comprised of Channing Peake and brothers, Tyler and Brennan Benko play three songs that will rock you.
  • Vocal Music Scene:  Exclusive interviews with contestants at this year’s Santa Barbara Teen Star singing competition
  • Teens Doing Good: Not quite teens, brothers Jake and Joe Mansbach talk about their new nonprofit Kids4Foodbank Club and inspire people of all ages to get involved.
  • Youth Health: Hear what SafeLaunch Co-Founders, Recovery Road Medical Center’s Dr. Joe Frawley, Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal, and other community members say about the importance of the SafeLaunch Art Show, “Portraits of Addiction and Hope”. The show is installed at the TV Santa Barbara Community Art Gallery through April 10, 2014.

Enter the 2014 Media $500 Video Contest “Life is Beautiful”!

SafeLaunch 2014 Media $500 Contest Flyer
SafeLaunch 2014 Media $500 Contest Flyer

 Submissions will be accepted March 1-March 15, 2014
Read the instructions carefully, create your video,
and then come back to enter!