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Local Students Win 2017 D.A.R.E. Essay Competition

Posted on August 16, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

D.A.R.E. Wisconsin 2017 Essay Winners

La Crosse, WI (WXOW) – Two D.A.R.E. graduates from the area have won a first and second place in D.A.R.E. Wisconsin’s essay contest. Lilly Ackerman, of Southern Bluffs Elementary in La Crosse, and Lydia Hogue, of St. Patrick’s Elementary in Onalaska, initially tied for first place in the contest. After a narrow vote by the […]

Maggie Engnes is the 2017 National Scholarship Awardee

Posted on August 7, 2017 by in 30th International Conference, Hometown, Wisconsin, Youth Advocacy Board, Youth Advocacy Board Alumni

Maggie Engnes, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Wisconsin Representative

Maggie Engnes, Wisconsin’s Youth Advocacy Board Representative, is the 2017 D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Awardee. The scholarship recognizes academic excellence and rewards students who remain true to the goals of the D.A.R.E. program. It is awarded annually to a qualified 12th grade student to attend the university or college of their choice. Congratulations, Maggie!

Northside Elementary Students Graduate D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on April 22, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

Northside Elementary DARE Graduation

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Wednesday was a big day for a young group of students in La Crosse. Fifth graders at Northside Elementary got to take part in a D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony. A total of 51 students received their certificates after completing the training led by the La Crosse Police Department. D.A.R.E. Officer Kurt […]

Fifth Graders Commit to Living Drug and Alcohol Free

Posted on February 24, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

Fifth graders at St. Patrick's Elementary School in Onalaska, WI graduated from the D.A.R.E. program on February 20, 2017

Onalaska, WI (WXOW) – Fifth graders at St. Patrick’s Elementary School in Onalaska graduated from the D.A.R.E. program on Wednesday afternoon. D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. Students in the program pledge to live drug, alcohol, and violence free. The program is run with the Onalaska Police Department. WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI […]

Commitment to D.A.R.E. shines in Pierce County

Posted on February 22, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

Pierce County DARE Class

PRESCOTT — Pierce County’s commitment to Drug Abuse Resistance Education is evident. On Thursday, Feb. 2, Prescott schools hosted D.A.R.E. officer training exercises for the sixth year in a row. Twenty-five potential D.A.R.E. officers tested their newly learned drug education skills at Malone Elementary School, Malone Intermediate School and Prescott Middle School after taking part […]

JELD-WEN Windows/Doors – Hawkins Division Gives Huge Donation to Price Co. (WI) D.A.R.E

Posted on January 31, 2017 by in Hometown, Spotlight, Wisconsin

Deputy Laurie Zondlo of the Price County Sheriff’s Office, Philips, WI receiving a $5,229.00 check from Jeld-Wen Windows/Doors - Hawkins Division to and for the Price County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program to fund the program. Price County and Deputy Zondlo have and provide a great D.A.R.E. program in Price County, Wisconsin.

Deputy Laurie Zondlo of the Price County Sheriff’s Office, Philips, WI received a $5,229.00 check from Jeld-Wen Windows/Doors – Hawkins Division to and for the Price County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program to fund the program. Price County and Deputy Zondlo have and provide a great D.A.R.E. program in Price County, Wisconsin. Deputy Zondlo said, “What […]

D.A.R.E Program Receives Boost from Lions Club

Posted on November 1, 2016 by in Hometown, Wisconsin

Officer Kurt Perra (and Lion's Club President), Lions member Jack Kasper, and D.A.R.E. Officer Jamie Jaeger

The Merrill Police Department’s D.A.R.E. program recently received another donation from the Merrill Lion’s Club. The Merrill Lion’s Club has been a long-time supporter of D.A.R.E. and their $500 donation goes a long way in providing students with materials, graduation ceremonies and a D.A.R.E. shirt. Pictured from left are Officer Kurt Perra (and Lion’s Club […]

Chili Cook-Off Raises Money for Kids’ Programs

Posted on October 11, 2016 by in Hometown, Wisconsin

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LA CROSSE, Wis. – It’s the perfect time of year for chili, and chili fans were in luck Saturday. Over a thousand visitors could taste all kinds of chili at the 25th Annual State Bank Chili Cook-off at Riverside Park. Seven dollars bought visitors admission and the chance to try almost 30 different types of […]

YAB Members Participate in Creating PSA Video to Promote D.A.R.E. myPlaybook High School Curriculum

Posted on July 5, 2016 by in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hometown, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, News, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Youth Advocacy Board

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Recently 12 select members of our D.A.R.E. Youth Advocacy Board participated in creating a public service announce (PSA) video to promote D.A.R.E. myPlaybook High School Curriculum. All 12 YAB members were invited to Orlando, Florida for a workshop on June 6-9, 2016, hosted by D.A.R.E. America’s CEO, Frank Pegueros, Director of Project Development, Mistie Bell-Renfro […]

Special Thanks to Germantown Police Department for Saving their D.A.R.E Program

Posted on January 30, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

Germantown WI Police

Germantown PD takes control of D.A.R.E. program at two schools. Local parents, kids and the community step up to keep their local D.A.R.E. program. This video was originally published on Yahoo! News.