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Tekoa hosts downtown chalk art


September 20, 2018

"Express hope to those who need it" was the theme of Tekoa's downtown chalk art event Friday, Sept. 14. More than 50 students, parents, senior citizen, and passersby of every age had a chance to write a message of hope or draw a picture in chalk that would inspire hope in someone feeling down or needing inspiration to keep going. The event coincides with September's Suicide Prevention Month and National Recovery Month. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for Washington youth 10-24 years old. The Healthy Tekoa Coalition supports educating communities about mental health promotion wi...

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