December 5th, 2020
The LowCountry Alliance for Healthy Youth (LCAHY) and their youth coalition, Teens for Healthy Youth (THY), participated in the Reverse Bluffton Christmas Parade. LCAHY Board member, Tia Campanella, and THY member, Jillian Campanella, took part in the parade to create awareness for LCAHY and THY. The LCAHY and THY banners that contain the coalition’s and youth coalition’s vision statement was displayed during the parade so individuals driving by could learn more about the organizations. Over 150 local residents drove through the parade. This event was streamed live by the Town of Bluffton on their Facebook page and featured in other local news. The Town of Bluffton reported that there were over 7,600 views of the parade on their Facebook page. To view the parade visit https://fb.watch/2ek2DU64-i/. To LCAHY and THY featured in the parade go to the Bluffton Today Newspaper at https://www.blufftontoday.com/story/news/2020/12/07/bluffton-celebrates-holidays-reverse-parade/3856892001/. LCAHY and THY first took part in the Christmas parade last year, when THY served as the Grand Co-Marshals of the event. LCAHY plans to participate yearly in the parade to create awareness for their efforts to promote positive youth development.