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Best Ever D.A.R.E. To Cruz Car Show

Posted on September 23, 2016 by in Hometown, West Virginia

Cruz Car Show

Great weather, great people and cool cars made the ninth annual D.A.R.E. TO CRUZ Car Show a huge success. The event drew 181 registered entries from around the region. A total of $2,946 was raised for the Lewisburg Police Department’s D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program. The funds come from entry fees, donations, T-shirt, hat […]

It’s All Downhill from Here: Speed Thrills Drivers at Annual Soap Box Derby

Posted on September 21, 2016 by in Hometown, Indiana

Seymour, IN D.A.R.E. Soap Box Derby

Two years ago, sisters Aralyn and Jaidah Battice were walking with their family in downtown Seymour and literally ran right into the D.A.R.E. Soap Box Derby. They had never heard of the event before and decided to hang around and watch. “It looked like fun,” said Aralyn, 10, a student at Margaret R. Brown Elementary […]

Quincy Dunkin’ Donuts Donates $3.5K to D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on September 21, 2016 by in Hometown, Massachusetts

Local Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees from Quincy recently presented a check for $3,500 to the Quincy Police Department to support their D.A.R.E program. (From left to right) Back Row: Quincy Police Officer Stephen Cleary, Quincy Police Captain John Dougan, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Joe Murray, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Joseph Fernandes, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Paul Cleary, Quincy Police D.A.R.E. Officer Don Sautter, Quincy Police Lt. Jack Sullivan. (From left to right) Front Row: Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Victor Carvalho, Quincy Police Chief Paul Keenan, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Billy Donovan, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Eric Eskander, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Octavio Carvalho, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Peter Doyle, Quincy Police D.A.R.E. Officer John Grazioso. Photo courtesy of RF Binder.

The local Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees recently presented a check to the Quincy Police Department for their D.A.R.E program. Image (click for full view): Local Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees from Quincy recently presented a check for $3,500 to the Quincy Police Department to support their D.A.R.E program. (From left to right) Back Row: Quincy Police Officer Stephen […]

Sheriff’s Office Expands Relationships in County Schools with Deputy Presence

Posted on September 18, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

Crestview students, left to right, Chase Forwerck, Sonny Chorvas and Austin Sheets talk with Deputy Mike Biberstine (center). (Photo courtesy of Crestview High School)

VAN WERT COUNTY — This school year has brought a new face to the halls of Lincolnview and Crestview Local Schools on a more regular basis. Deputy Mike Biberstine with the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office is assigned to the schools throughout the week to expand the relationship between the schools, students, parents and the […]

D.A.R.E. Comes Back to DCSD Schools

Posted on September 13, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Utah

Sergeant Pete Butcher talks to fifth graders at Centennial Elementary about the D.A.R.E. program, which came back to Duchesne County School District this year.

Since 1983, The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program has been a part of young people’s education across the country. After a short absence, the D.A.R.E. program has come back to Duchesne County School District this year. The program is being administered by the Roosevelt Police Department and the Duchesne County Sheriff for students at […]

D.A.R.E. Adds Bullying and Critical Thinking to its Program

Posted on September 8, 2016 by in Bullying, Hometown, News, Oregon

Daren in Central Point, OR

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Central Point School Officers say the program D.A.R.E. is adding bullying and critical thinking to its program. They say in past years the program only covered drugs and alcohol. “Sometimes there’s a disconnect between fifth grade and their high school years and that’s something we’re trying to fix now,” Officer J.R. […]

Willmar Police Officer Gene Schneider Begins 16th Year as D.A.R.E. Officer

Posted on September 7, 2016 by in Hometown, Minnesota, News, Spotlight

Willmar Police Officer Gene Schneider

(Willmar MN-) This is the 26th year that Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., has been taught in the Willmar School District. Willmar Police Officer Gene Schneider has been teaching D.A.R.E. for 16 of those years, and he says the D.A.R.E. curricullum periodically undergoes changes to change with the times… …Schneider says one of the […]

D.A.R.E. Officer Goes Above and Beyond for Her Students

Posted on September 7, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Texas

Olga Keese, D.A.R.E. America Officer of the Year

Students in Pecos are learning more than just math and science. A local police officer works full time as a D.A.R.E officer. Officer Olga Keese teaches young students the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. With thirteen years of experience in the police force, she’s worked her way from the streets to the classroom. Keese […]

Springfield Sheriff Accepts Drug Prevention Grant

Posted on September 7, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

Clark County Sheriff Gene A. Kelly

Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly recently accepted the 2016-2017 Drug Use Prevention Grant Award for $53,685. This grant will be used in the DARE program to fund the salaries of the two full-time deputies assigned to instruction duties of the program in all Clark County schools. Deputies Lisle and Berner instruct the new D.A.R.E. curriculum […]

Fifth-Graders at Royalview Elementary School in Willowick Meet New D.A.R.E. Officer

Posted on September 2, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

Willowick D.A.R.E. Officer, Don Slapnicker discusses decision making with the fifth graders in Royalview Elementary’s D.A.R.E. class. Kristi Garabrandt — The News-Herald.

Defining, assessing and coming up with a response to a problem is how Royalview Elementary School fifth-graders spent their first Drug Abuse Resistance Education class with Willowick Mayor Rich Regovich and new D.A.R.E. officer Don Slapnicker. Image (click for full view): Willowick D.A.R.E. Officer, Don Slapnicker discusses decision making with the fifth graders in Royalview […]