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DeSoto County Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) Members Share Information at Trick or Treat Event
October 20, 2017

Members of the DeSoto County SWAT Youth Chapter enjoyed a little family fun as they passed out information and candy to children and families at the annual community wide Trick or Treat Event.

Businesses and community partners are invited every year to attend the event which is held at the Turner Agri-Civic Center on October 31st. This is a fun way to get information out to families as well as support safe, family fun.

SWAT Youth set up and ready to pass out information to the 1,000+ expected attendees at the annual Turner Center Community Trick or Treat.

In addition to the SWAT booth, DeSoto SWAT partnered with the Drug Free DeSoto Coalition and the BOCC to host the event. Several SWAT members volunteered their time recruiting partners throughout the community to set up a booth, encouraged friends and family to attend, and helped with setting up the event. SWAT youth also volunteered the night of by passing out information and candy for various businesses that wanted to participate and support the event, but did not have staff available to attend.

For more information on the SWAT Chapter in DeSoto County, contact Jodie DeLoach at