April 26, 2015

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 […]

Kids gather books, money to open libraries in Africa

Posted on March 16, 2015 by in California, Hometown, News

By Michael Ellis Langley. From Tracy Press. D.A.R.E. library drive: Drug Abuse Resistance Education students from around Tracy have collected more than 7,000 books to send to Africa. The books, and monetary donations, will help establish libraries in remote places for African school children. A battered, dusty cargo container at the back of the Boyd Service […]

Missouri Youth Advisory Board Representative Ryan Collins Speaks at D.A.R.E. Graduations

Posted on March 8, 2015 by in Hometown, Missouri, News

IMAGE (Click for larger view): L-R, Jeffrey McCowan (Director of Emergency Services for Ft. Leavenworth), D.A.R.E. Officer Randall Collins, Missouri YAB Ryan Collins and D.A.R.E. Officer David Mellott, just prior to Ryan being presented with a Certificate of Appreciation. From Sedalia, MO D.A.R.E. Officer Rodney Collins. [Missouri Youth Advisory Board Missouri Representative] Ryan [Collins] was asked to go […]

Anti-drug drive success hailed

Posted on March 5, 2015 by in Bahrain, Hometown, Hometown International, News

From gulf in the media. Gulf Daily News – 05 March, 2015. A nationwide anti-drug campaign is expected to reach students in 300 schools by the end of 2017, it was revealed yesterday. The campaign is part of a US-based international programme called Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) that seeks to prevent drug use, gang […]

Record number of students come to D.A.R.E. skate night

Posted on March 5, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

From The Post Newspapers, Medina, OH. IMAGE (Click for larger view): Role models. D.A.R.E. Officer Sharon Centner is pictured with the 12 D.A.R.E. role models who will graduate in June of this year. Photo courtesy of SHARON CENTNER. BRUNSWICK – A record number of 232 Highland Middle School students and fifth graders involved in the […]