Monticello Live

Monticello's Daily News

Drew Memorial Hospital Griffin/Busby






LA Graphics

LA Graphics

War Eagle Boats


LifeShare No Date

Pines Broadcasting Company

Pines Broadcasting Company

UAM News

UAM News

UAM Sports

UAM Sports

Commercial Bank


Flu Shots Monticello Medical Clinic

Flu Shots

Cheatham Political

Cheatham 2106

Secure Storage 2

Frazer’s Funeral Home

Frazer's Funeral Home Warren

O’Fallon Vet

0'Fallon Vet

Baker’s Electrical

Baker's Supply

Head of the Class

Johnson’s Showroom Furniture

Johnson's Showroom Furniture


South Arkansas Business Solutions

Vera Llyod Turkey Trot 5k

Vera Lloyd Turkey Trot 5k

Ashley County Medical Center 2

Ashley County Medical Center

Immanuel Baptist Church

Southern Quality Construction

Larry & Lance Kling

Gibson & Keith

Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)

Corner Express

Lucky’s Of Monticello

Union Bank 1

Mullis Insurance

Sammy Mullis Insurance



Days Inn Monticello

Days Inn Monticello

Mr. Bug

Mr. Bug

September 9th – FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) Awareness Day

August 24th, 2012 by

In February 1999, a small group of parents with children who suffer from fetal alcohol spectrum disorders united to promote awareness of the devastating consequences of alcohol consumption during pregnancy by establishing International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day.

Bonnie Buxton of Toronto, Canada, the co-founder of the first international FAS Fetal Alcohol Syndromes Awareness Day, asked “What if…. A world full of FASD (fetal alcohol spectrum disorders) parents all got together on the ninth hour of the ninth day of the ninth month of the year and asked the world to remember that, during the 9 months of pregnancy, a woman should not consume alcohol…… would the rest of the world listen?

Since 1999 communities around the world have observed International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day.

In September of 2011 Governor Beebe signed the first proclamation in Arkansas declaring September 9th as FAS awareness Day in Arkansas and he plans to again this year.

We ask everyone to participate in a minute of reflection on September 9th at 9:09 a.m. We will be ringing bells across the state to remember those living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and to remind women not to drink during the 9 months of pregnancy, while breastfeeding or when planning to conceive. Ring a hand bell or get your church or other organization to ring bells at the precise time so that the message can be heard across the state and join with others around the world during this international campaign.

Leave a Reply

Advertise With Monticello Live

Ashley County Medical Center

Ashley County Medical Center

NorthSide Baptist Church

Northside Baptist Church

Farmer’s Insurance

Cass Martin Realty

Cass Martin Realty

Leanne Burch Political

Leanne Burch

Old Milo Pumpkin Patch

Malco Theater

Union Bank 2

Atlas Foundation Repair

Farm Bureau

Klappenbach 2016


Citizen’s Bank

Citizen's Bank

Custom Truck / Spee-D-Lube

Custom Truck / Spee-D-Lube

The Computer Guys



City Drug

City Drug

Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

Razorback Body Shop

Razorback Body Shop

A.J. Huffman

Mt. Tabor

Life Share

Arkansas AG

Western Sizzlin’

Western Sizzlin'

Cash Saver Food Outlet

Cash Saver

Ray Ryburn Real Estate

Monticello Animal Clinic

Monticello Animal Clinic

Monticello Realty

Monticello Realty


Be A Weevil

Holiday Inn Express

The Guest House

The Guest House

Jerry Cruce Stump Grinding

Greenscape Nursery

Delta Greenscape Nursery

Reggie’s Lock & Key

Reggie's Lock & Key

Drew Farm / Drew Outdoor & Casual Wear

PDQ Inc.

PDQ Inc.