November 23, 2014

3-time world champ Rick Wilkin still racing cars after nearly 50 years

Posted on November 19, 2014 by in News

For the past 23 years, Wilkin has been racing a 1991 Chevy Camero painted like a sheriff’s cruiser. It also has DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) logos on it. Not only does he race the car, but he also uses it to teach kids about the dangers of drugs. Photo: Rick Wilkin is pictured outside […]

Cavazos’ dream comes true

Posted on November 18, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Texas

Stephanie Cavazos in front of her patrol car. From Alice Echo-News Journal. A dream inspired at the age of 10 through the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program became a reality on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the San Diego City Council meeting. Stephanie Cavazos, a resident of Alice, is the only woman officer for the City of […]

Teens using e-cigarettes worry health officials

Posted on November 16, 2014 by in News, Spotlight

From Ledger-Enquirer. WASHINGTON — More high school students are using electronic cigarettes, according to new findings, raising concerns among health officials that the growing diversification of tobacco products could get more young people addicted to nicotine. While a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the overall percentage of teens […]

Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death

Posted on November 16, 2014 by in News

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Almost 23 percent of high school students currently use a tobacco product, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Of particular concern, more than 90 percent of those using a tobacco product are using […]

Police receive requests to broaden D.A.R.E. Programme

Posted on November 12, 2014 by in Hometown, Hometown International, News

Superintendent Calvin Brutus, Police ‘E’ Division Commander. From Guyana Chronicle. RESIDENTS of Linden and other areas in the Police ‘E’ Division have been calling on the police to broaden its Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Programme, according to Divisional Commander, Superintendent Calvin Brutus. The Guyana Police Force under Commissioner Seelall Persaud has adopted the D.A.R.E. […]

Holly Festival Craft Fair to be Nov. 8 and 9 at BCMS

Posted on November 8, 2014 by in Events, Hometown, Missouri, News

From Lee’s Summit Tribune. The Holly Festival, a fundraising craft show that supports Lee’s Summit’s DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at Bernard Campbell Middle School, 1201 NE Colbern Road. The DARE program deals with not […]

Congratulations to new Maine State Senator Scott Cyrway

Posted on November 6, 2014 by in Hometown, Maine, News, Spotlight

Congratulations to new Maine State Senator Scott Cyrway. Scott will represent the citizens of District 16, the Waterville area. Press Release: Scott Cyrway, DARE Coordinator for the State of Maine, Elected to the Maine State Senate AUGUSTA – Scott Cyrway’s recent election to the Maine State Senate provides a rare opportunity for a policy maker […]

Rockwood Drug-Free Coalition highlighted during Red Ribbon Week

Posted on November 4, 2014 by in Hometown, Missouri, News

Marquette High SADD chapter representatives (from left) Drew Baker, Vinai Kumar, Michelle Li, Akash Sarkar and Paige Knittel with the pedal car. Click the image for full view. From Newsmagazine Network. Many years ago, Matt Schindler experienced a defining moment in his life – the loss of his best friend to drunk driving. As a […]

Stadalsky: Metalstamp makes donation to Minooka D.A.R.E.

Posted on November 4, 2014 by in Hometown, Illinois, News

From The Herald-News. MINOOKA – Metalstamp Inc. owners, Lee and Kathy Huchinson, and son Ben Huchinson presented a $5,000 check to the Minooka police department’s D.A.R.E. program last week. Minooka Chief of Police Justin Meyer, Community Policing Officer Denis Tatgenhorst and Minooka Mayor Pat Brennan gratefully accepted the check for the program. Metalstamp Inc. moved […]

D.A.R.E. officers honor Hightower

Posted on November 1, 2014 by in Hometown, Illinois, News

Edwardsville Police Officers Joy Davis, Jason Hunter and Christopher Williams present Edwardsville District 7 Superintendent Ed Hightower with an award for his support of the annual D.A.R.E. Car Show. From The Edwardsville Intelligencer. Edwardsville Police Department Officers Christopher Williams, Joy Davis and Jason Hunter presented Superintendent Ed Hightower with a plaque Monday night during the Edwardsville […]