Blog

Informed Families Blog

Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO

Recent Posts

Celebrating a Life Well-Lived

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on May 10, 2022 at 4:20 PM

President's Message - May 2022

The work that Informed Families has been doing for 40 years is so important that it was officially recognized last night by the Governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, at our 37th Annual Dinner at Joe’s Stone Crab restaurant in Miami.

Read More

Topics: President's Message

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on April 10, 2022 at 9:42 PM

President's Message - April 2022

When trying to teach our kids to avoid drugs and alcohol, doesn’t it sometimes feel like we’re fighting a losing battle?

Read More

Topics: President's Message

Save Children: Vote Against The Legalization Of Marijuana

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on March 10, 2022 at 5:00 AM

I recently participated in a debate on “Florida Voter Forum” over whether Florida should legalize recreational marijuana use for adults 21 and over. My opponent, Michael Minardi, campaign manager for Regulate Florida, is leading the push to pass HB 467, which would legalize marijuana for all adults.

Read More

Topics: President's Message

President's Message - February 2022

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on February 10, 2022 at 5:00 AM

Feelings, Facts, and Fallacies

Don't miss how feelings trump facts in Brené Brown's TED talk!

Read More

Topics: President's Message

President's Message - January 2022

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on January 10, 2022 at 9:39 AM

It is with great sadness that I share this message, Mary Eaton died unexpectedly from a fall on New Year’s Day. As you know Mary was an angel among us, her smile lit up the room, and her good heart made us all want to be better people.

Read More

Topics: President's Message

President's Message - December 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on December 10, 2021 at 5:00 AM

The holiday period from Thanksgiving through Hanukkah and Christmas signifies a time of reflection and gratitude for all things. As we gather with our families for delicious dinners prepared with the best trimmings, we reflect deeply on what truly means the most to us and express gratitude for those things.

Read More

Topics: President's Message, red ribbon week

President's Message - November 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on November 1, 2021 at 8:57 AM

See the red ribbon in our logo? That represents the foundation of our organization and our dedication to the principles it represents.

Read More

Topics: President's Message, red ribbon week, red ribbon photo contest, red ribbon theme

President's Message - October 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on October 1, 2021 at 5:00 AM

HOW AND WHY TO BRING BACK AND ENGAGE THE VOLUNTEER, THE PARENT, AND THE COMMUNITY

Read More

Topics: red ribbon

President's Message - September 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on September 1, 2021 at 6:00 AM

If you could do one thing to give your kids a 50% better chance of not using drugs and getting into destructive behaviors, would you do it?

Read More

Back to School in 2021 — What are the rules?

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on August 2, 2021 at 4:36 PM

It’s never easy to be a parent, but it can be especially difficult in times of uncertainty. Certainly, the pandemic qualifies! We all thought surely we’d be past it by now!

Read More

Topics: back to school

About Us

We teach people how to say no to drugs and how to make healthy choices. To reduce the demand for drugs, Informed Families has focused its efforts on educating and mobilizing the community, parents and young people in order to change attitudes. In this way we counteract the pressures in society that condone and promote drug and alcohol use and abuse. The organization educates thousands of families annually about how to stay drug and alcohol free through networking and a variety of programs and services .

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts