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Talented Young Lady Sings the National Anthem at the 2017 D.A.R.E. Conference in Shreveport, LA

Posted on July 20, 2017 by in Hometown, Mississippi, News

From left to right: Shreveport, LA Chief of Police Alan Crump; 7th grade Youree Drive Middle Student & Soloist Sachiri Henderson; D.A.R.E. Vice President of Development & Regional Director John Lindsay; Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator

Sachiri Henderson sang a flawless National Anthem for over 200 Louisiana police officers at the 2017 D.A.R.E. Conference in Shreveport, LA. In photo from left to right: Shreveport, LA Chief of Police Alan Crump; 7th grade Youree Drive Middle Student & Soloist Sachiri Henderson; D.A.R.E. Vice President of Development & Regional Director John Lindsay; Caddo […]

Local Officer Earns Statewide Recognition

Posted on July 20, 2017 by in Hometown, Mississippi, News

Officer Mark Gilmore has been named the D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year in the state of Mississippi. Gilmore was honored Monday at the D.A.R.E summer conference in Biloxi. D.A.R.E stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. The D.A.R. E. website describes the program as “a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten […]

D.A.R.E. Essay Winner at Islamic Academy of Columbia, SC

Posted on July 18, 2017 by in Hometown, News, South Carolina

D.A.R.E. Essay Winner Emirhan Demir

In photo: Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott, Principal Louai Elkhatib, Deputy Donna Tucker (DARE Instructor), Teacher Maha S. Najjar (5th grade) and D.A.R.E. Essay Winner Emirhan Demir. Sheriff Lott is proud to be the first in the nation to offer D.A.R.E. to a Muslims school, the Islamic Academy School located in Columbia. Deputy Tucker was […]

Cody Collins, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Missouri Representative

Posted on June 30, 2017 by in Hometown, Missouri, Youth Advocacy Board

Cody Collins, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Missouri Representative

I would like to tell you about me for a second or two. First off, I am a home grown Missourian with the passion of an athlete. I attend Sedalia Smith Cotton High School.  Just to give you an idea of where Sedalia is, we are approximately 80 miles east of Kansas City.  Sedalia is […]

Running Clinic for Kids to Raise Money for D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on June 29, 2017 by in Arkansas, Hometown, News

Project 90 Kids

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -A summer event will help raise money for D.A.R.E along with getting the kids off the couch. Gearhead Outfitters is partnering with St. Bernards for the Project 90 Kids event. It’s an event that stems from Project 90 for adults. Seth Freeman is an instructor for Project 90 Kids and appeared on […]

Fillmore County Sixth Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E. program

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in Hometown, Minnesota, News

Chief Deputy Tony Webber

Chief Deputy Tony Webber was the guest speaker at the D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony, held last Wednesday morning, May 24. Fillmore County sixth graders have the knowledge and power “to resist drugs and violence.” Sixth-graders from Mabel-Canton, Lanesboro, Fillmore Central, Rushford-Peterson and Kingsland schools gathered Wednesday, May 24, at Mabel-Canton Elementary School to celebrate their graduation […]

Murray Fifth Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in Hometown, Iowa, News

Murray 2017 D.A.R.E. Graduates

Giving children accurate information about drugs is a powerful step in keeping them from forming addictions as adults. One group of Murray students has already taken that step, as the fifth graders in the school’s new D.A.R.E. program graduated in May. “Unfortunately drugs are a problem everywhere we go in one way or another. We […]

Fruge Named Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in Hometown, Illinois, News

Lincoln Police Officer Chirsty Fruge, at right, was named the 2017 Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association Officer of the Year on Friday in East Peoria.

Lincoln Police Officer Chirsty Fruge, at right, was named the 2017 Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association Officer of the Year on Friday [June 16] in East Peoria. Lincoln Police Officer Christy Fruge was named the 2017 Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association Officer of the Year on Friday [June 16] at a ceremony held in East Peoria. The […]

Spearfish Student Earns 2nd Place in State D.A.R.E. Essay Contest

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in Hometown, News, South Dakota

Mathias Hafner, of Spearfish, second from right, won second place in the statewide D.A.R.E. essay contest. He is pictured with Cpl. Verla Little, his D.A.R.E. instructor, left; his mother, Christina Christians; and his fifth-grade teacher, Cori Engelhardt, right. <a href="http://www.bhpioneer.com/local_news/spearfish-student-earns-nd-place-in-state-dare-essay-contest/article_f22d172a-5763-11e7-9754-abd6b593d286.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Pioneer photo by Kaija Swisher</a>.

Mathias Hafner, of Spearfish, second from right, won second place in the statewide D.A.R.E. essay contest. He is pictured with Cpl. Verla Little, his D.A.R.E. instructor, left; his mother, Christina Christians; and his fifth-grade teacher, Cori Engelhardt, right. Pioneer photo by Kaija Swisher. SPEARFISH —– After completing D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), a substance abuse […]

D.A.R.E. Graduation Held at Norwalk Concert Hall

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in Connecticut, Hometown, News

D.A.R.E. Graduation at Norwalk Concert Hall

More than 1,000 fifth-grade students from Norwalk’s 11 elementary schools filled the Norwalk Concert Hall Wednesday morning to celebrate their D.A.R.E. graduation. D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is a curriculum that has been sponsored by the Norwalk Police Department since 1987. It is a nationwide program that addresses drugs, violence, bullying, internet safety, and other […]