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MTAC Offers FREE TIPS Training for Massapequas' Businesses Serving or Selling Alcohol

Massapequa Chamber of Commerce and Massapequa Takes Action Coalition invite Massapequa
businesses and their employees that serve or sell alcohol to attend FREE TIPS training, a skills based
course designed to prevent intoxication, drunk driving, and underage drinking. This free training is
offered in conjunction with the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County Police Department, and YES
Community Counseling Center.

TIPS, Training Intervention ProcedureS, is an alcohol training awareness program approved by the New
York State Liquor Authority. The training can benefit businesses as it enhances the fundamental “people
skills" of servers and sellers of alcohol by providing the knowledge and confidence to recognize fake
identification, potential alcohol–related problems and effectively intervene to prevent alcohol-related

TIPS is offered FREE to Massapequas’ off-premise (liquor, grocery, convenience, retail, etc.) on Monday,
February 10 th from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. and on-premise businesses (bars, restaurants, etc.) and their employees
on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both trainings will be held at the Bristal at Massapequa on
400 County Line Road.

To participate in the program, registration is required with Massapequa Takes Action Coalition at 516-799-
3203 x131 or You can also register electronically through

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