Burlington Teens Participating in Project Sticker Shock to Help Curb Underage Drinking

Published 05/05 2014 02:46PM

Updated 05/05 2014 02:50PM

BURLINGTON, Vt.  - Burlington High School students and the Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community (BPHC) will be launching their annual Project Sticker Shock on Wednesday.

A press release says the project is designed to raise public awareness about underage drinking and youth access to alcohol and to strengthen the laws against providing alcohol to a minor. 

This is a prevention effort as Burlington High School's prom is scheduled for Saturday, May 10.

Stickers will be placed alcohol beverages and cooler windows at participating grocery and convenience stores in Burlington. 

The stickers and window clings read: 

Students will be meeting after school on May 7th to drive with chaperones to the following participating retailers in Burlington for Project Sticker Shock:
  • Waggy’s Store & Deli
  • Pearl Street Beverage
  • Bessery’s Quality Market 
  • Kerry’s Kwik Stop
  • Merola’s Market
  • Pine Street Deli 
  • Old North End Variety   
  • Champlain Farms Sunoco-Shelburne Rd.  

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