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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 […]

Hundreds of Santa Maria Students Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation

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

Santa Maria-Bonita School District

SANTA MARIA, Calif. – Nearly a thousand 6th grade students packed the Santa Maria Elks Lodge on Friday morning for D.A.R.E. graduation. Many more people, including parents, relatives, teachers, administrators and others were inside the large banquet room, creating a standing-room only situation. “Today was the culmination for the classes I taught the past six […]

Weymouth Officials Welcome Return of D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, Massachusetts, News

Weymouth Police

Weymouth officials hope to discourage pre-teens from abusing opioid drugs by restoring the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E. curriculum under a $13,240 grant received through state Attorney General Maura Healey’s Youth Opioid Prevention program. Weymouth officials hope to discourage pre-teens from abusing opioid drugs by restoring the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E. curriculum […]

Lake Sheriff Bringing Back Drug-Education Program to Classrooms

Posted on June 27, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Florida, Hometown, News

Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell

A law officer practicing a drug-education awareness course for elementary students tried to get a group of deputies excited. “What time is it?” Martin County deputy sheriff Andrea Olson asked the group. The muffled response prompted her to goad them: “Louder, louder!” This time the deputies — portraying schoolkids in a mock exercise — offered […]