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BISAC Summer Jam Event to Return For 8th Year

July 12, 2022, 2:00 PM HST
* Updated July 12, 11:17 AM
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Get ready for a fun-filled day of activities for everyone in the family.

The Big Island Substance Abuse Council will host the eighth annual Summer Jam on July 30 at the Akook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.

“We will have a strong man and woman contest, a bus pull, keiki games and activities, health and fitness fair and an eat the street event,” BISAC CEO Dr. Hannah Preston-Pita said in a press release. “Our Summer Jam will have a little bit of everything for everyone.”

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BISAC was recently awarded $9,000 from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs ‘Ahahui Grant Program to support the Summer Jam event.

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“I would like to extend a heartfelt mahalo to OHA for their continuing support of BISAC and our Hawai’i Island community” Preston-Pita said in the press release. “Especially now more than ever, our community is in need of an event that will celebrate our community.

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Since 1964, BISAC has inspired individuals and families to reclaim and enrich their lives in the wake of the ravages of substance abuse and mental health. The organization offers a continuum of services that are culturally appropriate and aligned with the ever-changing behavioral health field.

For more information about BISAC and all of its programs, call 808-969-9994 or click here.

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