December 22, 2014
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D.A.R.E. America Honors New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman

Posted on December 19, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

On December 10th, D.A.R.E. America hosted a benefit reception honoring Eric T. Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General. Attorney General Schneiderman was honored for his substantial interests on behalf of New York youth and efforts in reducing substance abuse. The event, hosted by John & Margo Catsimatidis, was held in New York City at the […]

West Deptford police receive $30K private donation toward D.A.R.E., youth programs

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

Pictured from left to right are West Deptford Police Chief Samuel DiSimone III,Timeshare Legal LLC owner Christian Highlander and Cpl. John Craig, president of the West Deptford Police Athletic League. Highlander on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, donated $30,000 toward the departments youth outreach programs. (Courtesy of the West Deptford Police Department) From NJ.com. WEST DEPTFORD […]

Lewiston Police Department DARE donation

Posted on November 23, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

From wnypapers.com. Last month, the Lewiston Police Department was the recipient of a $2,000 check for its Drug Abuse Resistance Education program conducted in area schools. The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston and Modern Disposal presented the check. The LPD DARE program is funded completely by donations. Pictured, from left, are Kiwanian Todd Swartz, Lewiston Police Chief […]

Boyd middle school graduates first D.A.R.E. class

Posted on November 23, 2014 by in News

MAKING THE RIGHT DECISION – Boyd Police Chief Greg Arrington shakes the hand of a sixth grader at the D.A.R.E. graduation Friday at Boyd Middle School. About 100 students were recognized for their completion of the program. Messenger photo by Jimmy Alford. Close to 100 Boyd Middle School sixth graders graduated from the district’s first […]

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 […]