May 28, 2015
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Bay Elementary receives award from D.A.R.E program

Posted on May 23, 2015 by in Arkansas, Hometown, News

From WMC Action News 5. BAY, AR (KAIT) – A group of Bay Elementary students were recognized for being “the best of the best.” Ms. Johnson’s 5th grade class at Bay received a plaque from Deputy Jamey Carter with the Craighead County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday. This group of kids ranked highest of any Drug Abuse Resistance […]

D.A.R.E. Day at the Dow Diamond in Midland a happy affair

Posted on May 23, 2015 by in Hometown, Michigan, News

From Midland Daily News. Photo: Seibert Elementary fifth-grader John Caszajenko, right, leads the pack as Meridian fifth-grader Jilliam Todd, center, and Caszajenko’s classmate Andrew Gilbert follow behind during a bouncy horse race during D.A.R.E. Day on Saturday at Dow Diamond. Some chose to linger at the bounce house, while others raced inflatable horses or enjoyed a kickball […]

A Tribute to Retiring Staff Sgt. Mike Casault

Posted on May 9, 2015 by in British Columbia, Canada, Hometown, Hometown International, News

By Mayor Mary Giuliano. From The Free Press. Photo from e-know.ca. I recall listening as Mike Casault taught the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program at Isabella Dicken Elementary School (IDES). Friendly and approachable to children and parents, Casault said hello when passing by in his police car and spoke to individuals in. Casault is […]

Montgomery D.A.R.E. Officer Gets Surprise Award

Posted on May 9, 2015 by in Alabama, Hometown, News

From WSFA 12 News. MONTGOMERY CO., AL (WSFA) – A Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy got a surprise congratulations for his hard work trying to keep kids off drugs. Friday, Corporal Kofee (KOE-FEE) Anderson was named the 2015 D.A.R.E Officer of the Year! Montgomery County Sheriff Derrick Cunningham surprised Anderson at Catoma Elementary School, honoring him for […]

Young, and young at heart, come out winners on D.A.R.E. Day despite Chiefs 6-2 loss

Posted on April 25, 2015 by in Hometown, Illinois, News

From Journal Star. Photo: WWII veteran Max Barton, 97, of Streator has been to many a ballpark, including getting to sit in the dugout with the 1933 Yankees after a spontaneous invite from Babe Ruth. Today at the Peoria Chiefs game, Barton was the guest of students from Robein School in East Peoria, including Camden […]

NORFOLK NOTEBOOK: Run Sunday to aid KP DARE, SADD programs

Posted on April 25, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, News

From The Sun Chronicle (AP). NORFOLK – The ninth annual Norfolk Runs 5K Road Race will be held on Sunday, April 26 for children and adults. All proceeds from the race, sponsored by the Lions Club and local Dunkin’ Donuts, will be donated to the King Philip Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) and Students Against […]

D.A.R.E Program Funding

Posted on April 25, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

From www.hometownstations.com. Local Lima residents gathered Tuesday evening to honor the hard work of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Coalition or D.A.R.E. program. The Fraternal Order of Police and the Fraternal Order of Police Associates presented two thousand dollars to each the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and the Lima Police Department. The funds will be used […]

D.A.R.E. Celebrates 25 years in La Crosse Schools

Posted on April 18, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

From www.news800.com. More than 11,000 students have graduated from program since 1990. LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Thursday was the 25th anniversary of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program being taught in La Crosse Schools. In 1989, three La Crosse police officers traveled to Los Angeles, where the program was developed, to learn how to […]

Colorado Springs Gazette publishes groundbreaking, four-day series to expose what’s really going on with marijuana legalization in Colorado

Posted on March 26, 2015 by in Colorado, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Hometown, News

A list and summaries of each story published in this remarkable series follows. Clearing the Haze. Day 1: Regulation http://gazette.com/analyzing-colorados-grand-experiment/article/1548294 Two important assumptions were made about successful legalization of marijuana in Colorado: regulation would 1) provide a safer way to solve the state’s drug problems and 2) make money for the state via taxes. Day […]

Emily Gayle Heading to Chicago for the Future Business Leaders of America National Competition

Posted on March 26, 2015 by in Hometown, News, South Carolina, Youth Advisory Board

A big congratulations to Emily Gayle, our D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board member for South Carolina! Emily recently participated in the 2014-2015 Future Business Leaders of America SLC Conference in Charleston. Faced with some tough competition, Emily took 3rd place in the Impromptu Speaking competition and is now on her way to the National Competition in […]