Youth Anti-Tobacco Summit to be Held at the Radisson Hotel in Burlington

Vermont Department of Health MEDIA ADVISORY
May 12, 2003

Media Contact:
Christine Bourque
Vermont Department of Health
802-865-7706, or at the Radisson

BURLINGTON, VT—Over 300 high school-aged youth are expected on Tuesday, May 13, 2003 to participate in Our Voices Xposed 4th Annual Summit at the Radisson Hotel in Burlington.

At 9:30 there will be key note presentation by three Vermont youth who have been involved in OVX for the last three years. The keynote address is entitled “Our History Xposed” by Chuck Gagnon, Silas Barbour, and Jordan Paquette of Fairfax, Vermont.

From 10:30–3:30 there will be 11 workshops developed and led by Vermont high school aged youth.

Workshops include:

OVX stands for Our Voices Xposed. OVX is a youth-led, youth-run movement that is focused on exposing the truth about tobacco. Check us out on the web at www.ovx.org.