As senior week nears, Ocean City kicks off program to keep graduates safe

OCEAN CITY, Md. – It’s finally June, which means high school graduations are around the corner. And the Town of Ocean City is taking steps to make sure seniors stay safe while they celebrate. For the 30th year in a row, Ocean City has kicked of it’s Play it Safe program. Officials say the program encourages graduates to celebrate responsibly without the use of alcohol or other drugs. Put on by the Ocean City Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Committee, the project offers a number of free activities for graduates to take part in over a three week period in June. Officials add that the program is critical to ensure the safety of each and every student who visits the resort town.

“We really do take great responsibility in making sure that the kids that are here have smart choices to make. Our number one goal in Ocean City for people of all ages is that they arrived here safe, they are safe while they’re here, and they’re able to go home safely so that they can continue to come back to Ocean City and to make Ocean City a tradition,” said Ocean City Public Information Officer, Jessica Waters.

For a list of all the free activities that will be taking place in Ocean City for graduates to take part in click here.


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