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Wednesday, 15 April 2015 10:29

Responsible Beverage Service and Sales Alcohol Vendor Training

Aaron Graffman
OSU Prevention Programs

On April 28, 2015, OSU Prevention Programs will be hosting Responsible Beverage Service and Sales (RBSS) Training in Okmulgee County. This is a merchant training for those who sell or serve alcohol or 3.2 beer. The training will be held at The Henryetta Housing Authority located at 1708 West Ragan in Henryetta from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

“Prevention of Youth Access to Alcohol Act" is an Oklahoma state law that protects youth from the harmful effects of alcohol use by making it illegal to provide or sell alcohol or 3.2 beer to anyone under the age of 21. This law is continually being enforced by law enforcement agencies. If this harmful substance is sold to a person under the legal age, the contributor will face legal consequences consisting of an expensive citation, possible jail time, and/or felony charges.

RBSS Training is an opportunity for all alcohol sellers and servers to learn about Oklahoma State Laws. Sellers and servers include store clerks, restaurant wait staff, bartenders, managers, employers, and owners of any alcohol vendor located in Okmulgee County. The training will, also, provided important tips on how and why it is important to implement safe practices when selling alcohol and 3.2 beer.

The Responsible Beverage Service and Sales training is free of charge and will be held at The Henryetta Housing Authority starting at 1:00 p.m. Attendees will be provided with informational packets and light refreshments will be served. Confirmation of your attendance and the number of participants will be appreciated. For more information, questions, and to RSVP call Margaret Black at 918-756-1248.

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