On Saturday, May 18, 2019, The Prevention Partnership, a program of Gosnold Prevention Division, will gather for the 15th semi-annual Sticker Shock campaign.

Teams of youth and adults will spend their morning visiting liquor stores and place 10,000 stickers on wine and beer bags and put up posters. The stickers and posters have a common message: “Parents Who Host Lose the Most: Don’t be a party to teenage drinking.” The objective is to encourage customers not to purchase alcohol for minors, and to remind them that it is illegal to do so. It also reminds parents not to host parties where alcohol is available to underage youth—especially during the upcoming prom, graduation and summer season.

Liquor stores in Falmouth,  Bourne, Mashpee, and Yarmouth  participate in the event through our partnerships with the Bourne Substance Free Coalition and the Yarmouth Substance Awareness Committee.

#ProjectStickerShock is a national campaign aimed at reducing underage drinking by limiting youth access to alcohol. The goal is to educate adults who might provide alcohol to youth about the law that prohibits furnishing alcohol to minors.

For more information on how your town can participate, please contact Patricia Mitrokostas, Director of Public Relations & Organizational Advancement for Gosnold Inc. at pmitrokostas@gosnold.org