Baton Rouge, La. – The Southern University Ag Center’s Communities of Color Network will host several events on Nov. 21 for Great American Smokeout Day.
Great American Smokeout is an annual intervention event held on the third Thursday of November every year by the American Cancer Society. Approximately 40 million American adults still smoke, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the country. The event challenges people to quit smoking on that day or use the day to make a plan to quit.
The SU Ag Center’s Communities of Color Network will host the following events:
Region 1 – Ryan Sugulleh
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Southern University at New Orleans University Center
6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126
Activity: Tobacco presentation and cookout
Region 2- Frankie Poland
10:00 a.m. —2:00 p.m.
Iberville Parish Council on Aging
58015 Court St., Plaquemine, LA.
Activity: Parish Council on Aging Thanksgiving Luncheon
Region 7 – Johnetta Rhone
David Raines Community Center
2920 Round Grove Ln
Shreveport, LA 71109
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Activity: Workshop presentation, Booth Display, Refreshments
Region 8 – Jamea Hart
Emily P Roberson Rec.
3504 Jackson Street Monroe, LA 71202 12:00
Activity: Cookout, Presentation, and Giveaways
For additional information about the SU Ag Center’s Communities of Color Network visit, http://suagcenter.com/page/communities-of-color-network or call 225-771-4456.