McEachin announces $348,946 HHS grant to Virginia Commonwealth University
“Alcohol abuse is a serious problem in Virginia, leading to disease, death and strain on families,” said McEachin. “In 2009, there were 5,639 Virginians admitted for alcohol abuse to recovery centers and an additional 6,681 people admitted for alcohol dependence combined with a secondary drug. Moreover, estimates show that this year alone, there will be 35,302 DUI’s, and 420 deaths due to intoxicated driving this year. Almost one out of every four teenagers has had one alcoholic drink in the last 30 days and 12% have had four or five in one twenty-four hour period. This funding for research into this serious health problem is very significant. If we can find ways to reduce alcoholism we can make Virginia a safer, healthier and more successful place.”
UVA Basketball Fans!
Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”
Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”
Feedback from buyers: “Got the Book in the Mail Saturday, and could not put it down! Great read and great photography as well! Love all of the books I’ve received, but hands down, this is my favorite!” – Russell