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Run benefits D.A.R.E. program

Posted on September 12, 2014 by in Hometown, Michigan, Spotlight

Resistance Run draws 70 runners. From Grand Haven Tribune. Grand Haven’s Brad Springer won the 10K portion of Saturday’s Grand Haven Public Safety Resistance Run. Springer’s time of 39 minutes, 1.6 seconds was more than two minutes faster than second-place runner Eric Hayward, who finished in 42:48.6. Third was J.B. Meeuwenberg, who came across in […]

Washington Officers Receive New Training

Posted on September 8, 2014 by in Hometown, Louisiana, Spotlight

From Daily World. The Town of Washington employs a certified DARE officer and a certified juvenile detective for the first time in the town’s history. “It was like no other police school I have ever attended,” said DARE officer Herman Petersen, a 12-year law enforcement veteran. “It was the most intensive training I’ve ever received.” […]

BSO Deputies Graduate D.A.R.E. Officer Training

Posted on September 7, 2014 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News, Spotlight

From BPT Online. Eight Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated from D.A.R.E. Officer Training last Friday [August 29, 2014] in Baton Rouge, La. The intense two-week school taught these deputies how to manage a classroom environment. These deputies also learned how to educate our young people about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and bullying as […]

D.A.R.E. Comes of Age: Teaching Good Decision-making as a Lifelong Skill

Posted on September 7, 2014 by in Connecticut, Hometown, Spotlight

From The Easton Courier. Photos by Nancy Doniger. Campers at the Easton Community Center got to meet and interact with six newly minted DARE officers this summer, all trained by Officer Mark Pastor, Easton schools resource officer and DARE trainer. Joel Silkoff, ECC director, divided the kids into mixed-age groups, each assigned to an officer […]

Scott Gilliam Sings His Way Through the ALS Challenge

Posted on September 2, 2014 by in Spotlight

D.A.R.E. America Director of Training and Regional Director responsible for Region #5 Scott Gilliam sings The Beatles’ Good Day Sunshine as he uses an umbrella to avoid getting wet as his assistants throw the contents of bucket after bucket on him. In the end, though, he still gets drenched! Scott challenged his brother Terry, his sister […]

Ron Brogan’s Ice Bucket Challenge, Assisted by Adorable Little Charmers

Posted on August 28, 2014 by in Spotlight

Ronald Brogan, D.A.R.E. America Regional Director responsible for Region #1, in his Ice Bucket Challenge. Ron’s assistants are the cutest and most adorable ever seen on any ALS challenge video! [jwplayer player="3" playlistid="15365"]

ALS Challenge: John Lindsay and Three Buckets of Ice

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in Spotlight

John Lindsay, D.A.R.E. America Regional Director responsible for Region #2, in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Lindsay challenged D.A.R.E. President of Development Tom Hazelton, Ron Carter, and Nick Rodriguez. He wrote, “Tom/Ron/Nick, you have been challenged.  The 24 hour clock starts now.” [jwplayer player="3" playlistid="15357"]

D.A.R.E. CEO Takes On The Ice Bucket Challenge!

Posted on August 26, 2014 by in Spotlight

Watch Drug Abuse Resistance Education President and CEO Frank Pegueros perform the Ice Bucket Challenge! The D.A.R.E. CEO also issued the challenge to the D.A.R.E. America Regional Directors: Scott Gilliam, Mike Lien, Ron Brogan, John Lindsay, and Lloyd Bratz. [jwplayer player="2" playlistid="15279"]

Photos from the 27th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference

Posted on July 31, 2014 by in 27th International Conference, Spotlight

Photos from the 27th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference held in July 2014 at the beautiful Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, in Grapevine, Texas near the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The D.A.R.E. Training Conference provided opportunities for attendees to gain enhanced knowledge, useful strategies, and practical skills that will have a positive impact within the schools and local […]

National Sheriffs’ Association Supports the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program

Posted on July 12, 2014 by in News, Spotlight

The National Sheriffs’ Association passed a resolution to support the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. Below is a copy of the resolution.

National Sheriffs’ Association Supports the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program