Plan a Red Ribbon Celebration

Oct. 23-31 is National Red Ribbon Week

The Montgomery County Chapter of the Continental Societies, Inc. joins the National Family Partnership’s nationwide movement to educate youth on drug prevention.

The National Red Ribbon Campaign sponsored by the National Family Partnership (NFP) is one of the oldest and largest drug prevention programs in the nation, reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week. The National Red Ribbon Campaign serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities.

The Montgomery County Chapter of the Continental Societies, Inc., in support of the NFP’s Red Ribbon Campaign, is urging residents in Montgomery County, parents, schools, businesses, government, law enforcement, faith-based community, medical community, media and others to plan a Red Ribbon Celebration to help keep children safe, healthy and drug-free.

How to Take Action

  • Get the planning guide, here.
  • Take the drug-free pledge, here.
  • Enter the photo contest, here.
  • Enter the Red Ribbon theme contest, here.
  • Look for Red Ribbon ideas, here.



Start Today by Signing the Red Ribbon Pledge…

Go to to Sign the National Red Ribbon Pledge to set guidelines to help children grow up safe, healthy and drug-free.

What’s the Pledge About?
1. As parents and citizens, we will talk to our children and the children in our lives about the dangers of drug abuse.
2. We set clear rules for our children about not using drugs.
3. We will set a good example for our children by not using illegal drugs or medicine without a prescription.
4. We will monitor our children’s behavior and enforce appropriate consequences, so that our rules are respected.
5. We will encourage family and friends to follow the same guidelines to keep children safe from substance abuse.

For Additional Information and Videos: Go to for a complete Planning Guide of suggested Red Ribbon Activities, References and Resources.

About the Continental Societies, Inc.: Continental Societies, Inc., is a non-profit, tax-exempt, international public service organization, founded as a national organization in 1956, by a group of energetic and dedicated service-oriented women. These women structured an organization to foster, promote and develop the welfare of underprivileged children and youth. The Montgomery County Chapter of the Continental Societies was chartered on June 28, 2018 under the leadership of Robin T. Browder, 14th National President.

Members of the Montgomery County Chapter of the Continental Societies, Inc.:

Sharon Williams, President
Deborah Bragg
Lynn Carr-Hawkins
Gwyneth Collins
Andrea Faust-Asomani
Gloria Fuller
Karla Gilchrist-Saunders
Dujana Henderson
Monica Johnson
Kimberly McNair
Stephanie Minor-Harper
Sheila Ogilvie
Melanie Roberts
Sherrice Rucker
Charmaine Scruggs Robinson
Chaye Suber
Tiffany Suber
Tonja Thomas
Dianne Whitfield-Locke
Ingrid Williams

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Sheila Ogilvie is the President of Ogilvie Transportation Services and Producer and Host of “Transforming Lives” -- A show that spotlights individuals, companies, and charities whose great work transforms lives and improves the quality of life for citizens in Montgomery County and the surrounding areas. To contact Sheila Ogilvie call 301-598-0591.


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