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Students Participate in 'Project Sticker Shock'

Students posted signs at 10 local businesses to remind people about the consequences of underage drinking.

Members of the Peer Jury participated in "Project Sticker Shock" over the weekend, posting fluorescent yellow-and-black stickers at stores to remind people of the consequences of underage drinking.

Det. Denise Bradstreet said the jurors — from , Stevenson and Carmel High Schools, and the Illinois Math and Science Academy — visited 10 Lake Zurich businesses.

"The students were very enthusiastic about being part of this program," said Bradstreet. "We hope this program assists in the reduction of alcohol being obtained by underage youth."

According to a press release from the Lake Zurich Police Department, the signs remind people that "Providing Alcohol to Minors is Illegal, Unhealthy & Unacceptable."

The liquor license holders who agreed to participate in the initiative were: 7-11 (two locations, on South Old Rand and Oakwood); (two locations, at Route 12 and Cuba, and Route 12 and Miller); ; ; ; ; B.P.; and Aldi.

"Project Sticker Shock" was completed in partnership with the .

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