King Team to address tobacco, drug use

Interested Citizens for Voter Registration Pen or Pencil King Team will discuss the ills of tobacco and alcohol and how using drugs can be more powerful in shaping behavior than peer pressure.

The meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the ICVR office, 2315 S. Olive St., and is open to the public. The King Team program empowers youth to gain an appreciation for community service through teamwork.

There is no cost associated with team membership, however youth are expected to participate in community service projects and meetings to become eligible for travel during the summer.

The team is open to youngsters between 10 and 19 years old who commit to nonviolence, community service and staying drug free. Details: Call 536-7274 or 413-6345.