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Orange County Youth Commit to a Drug-Free Life During Red Ribbon Celebrations

Since 1988, Orange County has been celebrating Red Ribbon Week, a national drug prevention effort that takes place during the month of October. Drug Use Is Life Abuse (DUILA) plays a leading role in this effort in Orange County. For 24 years, DUILA has provided Red Ribbonwristbands to every school-aged child in public and private schools in Orange County. This amounts to an astounding one million Red Ribbon wristbands annually.

 Additionally, DUILA partners with local businesses to provide incentives for students who wear the Red Ribbon wristbands in recognition of their commitment to be drug-free. The following list is an example of the incentives available through October 28. Students must be wearing their Red Ribbon wristbands to receive these deals.

Baskin Robbins (throughout OC): Students will be able to purchase a kids’ cone for just $1.

Boomers: Kids will receive one free round of miniature golf at the Irvine or Fountain Valley locations.

Bowers Museum: Students will receive a free admission.

Carl’s Jr. (throughout OC): Children get one free kids fry no purchase necessary.

Costume Castle: Students receive 10% off their entire purchase/rental.

Discovery Science Center: Kids receive free general admission with paid adult admission.

Domino’s Pizza (throughout OC): Free order of breadsticks or cinnamon sticks for students with the purchase of any Domino’s Pizza products.

OC Parks: Kids receive free weekend entrance for them and their family at nine OC Parks. Valid: 10/13-14 and 10/20-21.

Papa John’s Pizza (throughout OC): Kids get one large one topping pizza for $8.88 with flyer.

Subway (throughout OC): Free 21 ounce beverage with purchase of any sandwich for kids.

United Studios of Self Defense: Students receive two free weeks of martial arts and self defense instruction.

For a full list of incentives, visit DUILA’s website at