April 23, 2014
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Wil Wheaton Gives Advice on Being a Nerd and It Goes Viral

Posted on April 3, 2014 by in News, Spotlight

Source: Examiner.com Wil Wheaton has some advice for those who are called nerds and bullied as children. During a panel at the Denver Comic Con in June of 2013, Wheaton was asked if he was ever called a nerd and how he handled it by a young girl. “The Big Bang Theory” and “Star Trek […]

Tribute to Deputy Benny Dunnaway and Deputy Don McGlothlin

Posted on March 28, 2014 by in Hometown, Ohio, Spotlight

THEIR DEDICATION, FINE WORK, AND MEMBERSHIP CONTRIBUTIONS HAVE NOT GONE UNNOTICED! District 4 – Southwest Ohio held their quarterly district meeting with not only training and DARE officer updates but also paid tribute to two retiring officers who have been in active membership since 2002. Deputy Ben Dunaway (DOT Class #47) and Deputy Don McGlothlin […]

27th International Conference Car Show

Posted on March 3, 2014 by in 27th International Conference, Spotlight

Official Rules RACE CARS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SHOW. THE GOVERNMENT ENTITY SPONSORING ENTRY OF THE VEHICLE MUST OWN, HAVE CLEAR TITLE TO, THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE MUST BE “STREET LEGAL” AND APPROPRIATELY LICENSED/REGISTERED WITHIN THE CONCERNED STATE. A VEHICLE “LOANED” TO AN AGENCY IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ENTRY. ALL VEHICLES […]

Exhibit at the 2014 Conference Event Series in Grapevine, Texas

Posted on February 21, 2014 by in 27th International Conference, Spotlight

Calling on all Exhibitors!!

International Conference Event Series “Better Together” invites you to the 2014 International Anti- Bullying Conference, 2014 International School and Community Safety Conference, 2014 International Faith Base Coalition Conference on July 8- 10, 2014 at the beautiful Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, Grapevine, Texas, near the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, in Grapevine, Texas.

Father & Son in Kindergarten D.A.R.E. Class

Posted on February 16, 2014 by in Hometown, Spotlight, Wisconsin

Father & son in Kindergarten D.A.R.E. class

D.A.R.E. Deputy Steve Albarado, Pierce County Sheriff’s Office with his son and new D.A.R.E. (new DA PreK – 4 curricula)  Kindergarten Student, Gabriel Albarado at Prairie View Elementary School, Pierce County, Ellsworth, Wisconsin. Click image for larger view

Famous Famiglia 27th Anniversary Celebration Day

Posted on September 5, 2013 by in Hometown, New York, News, Spotlight

Famous Famiglia recently celebrated the 27th Anniversary of the opening of its first store. The Kolaj family, owners of Famous Famiglia, are long time supporters of D.A.R.E. The Kolaj family donated the proceeds of the day’s sales to support D.A.R.E. in New York City.   Photos from the celebration of the 27th anniversary of the […]

Springboro Sergeant Don Wilson named D.A.R.E. America Officer of the Year 2013

Posted on June 28, 2013 by in Hometown, News, Ohio, Spotlight

Don Wilson 2013

Dayton Daily News – June 2013 SPRINGBORO, OH – When Springboro Police Sgt. Don Wilson became the first D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) officer at Springboro Schools in 1992, he didn’t know how much he’d like the job. He soon discovered that he enjoyed teaching and working with students. Now, after working as a D.A.R.E. […]

Cannabis Use Linked to More Severe Schizophrenia

Posted on April 26, 2013 by in News, Spotlight

NICE, France — Cannabis use not only increases the risk for schizophrenia but new research suggests it is associated with more severe schizophrenic psychosis. A large, longitudinal cohort study shows that schizophrenia patients with a history of cannabis use had longer hospital stays, a higher rate of hospital readmission, and a type of schizophrenia “that […]

Study claims costs of legal marijuana exceed the benefits

Posted on April 26, 2013 by in News, Spotlight

The Denver Post – April 2013 by John Ingold Legal marijuana may not bring in enough money to cover the societal costs of legalization, a new study from a Colorado State University think tank concludes. The analysis was conducted by the university’s Colorado Futures Center in response to Colorado passing an amendment back in November […]

The Importance of D.A.R.E.

Posted on April 26, 2013 by in News, Spotlight

by Leo Dylewski Due to the tragic events recently at Sandy Hook, many experts are advocating to have police officers in the schools. I agree with this idea.  Until recently, police officers were already there through the DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program. However, due to budget cuts and other misconceptions, those programs were discontinued. […]