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D.A.R.E. Role Model program starts at The Providence School

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Hometown, Kentucky, Spotlight

Four Providence School D.A.R.E. Role Models helped serve a Thanksgiving meal at Creekside apartments in Nicholasville last week. From left are Samantha Brown, Austin Hood, Christina Lemay and Jacob Hogue. From The Jessamine Journal. High-school students at The Providence School have a new chance to give back after a D.A.R.E. Role Model program began this fall. […]

Officers DARE to help kids say no

Posted on November 19, 2014 by in Hometown, Spotlight, Wyoming

Pine Bluffs Police Officer Char Madden teaches DARE to Pine Bluffs Elementary School sixth-grade students. From Pine Bluffs Post. Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) is taught only in Laramie County School District No. 2 in Wyoming. Laramie County Officer Kurt Wilson said the program can be expensive and the coordinator from Cheyenne is planning to retire. […]

Laurie Zondlo is Deputy of the Year

Posted on November 17, 2014 by in Hometown, Spotlight, Wisconsin

Price County Sheriff’s Deputy Zondlo receiving the Price County Deputy of the Year Award. Click image for full view. Deputy Zondlo said, “…evening was an awards night for our Sheriff’s Department…I was asked to show up but didn’t know what the award was for……Deputy of the Year…I was very shocked and humbled and honored for this […]

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 […]

In Memoriam: Thomas W. Sneddon, Jr.: 1941 – 2014, A Great and Caring District Attorney

Posted on November 8, 2014 by in California, Hometown, Spotlight

Santa Barbara County’s District Attorney from 1982-2006, Tom Sneddon loved his family first, then his job, friends, softball, golf, and Notre Dame. Tom was heavily involved in victim witness issues, drug and alcohol programs, the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program, domestic violence, Sexual Assault Response Teams, CASA (Court Appointed Special Assistants), Rape Crisis Center, gang violence, […]

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 […]

Carson City launches anti-drug message through Red Ribbon campaign

Posted on November 1, 2014 by in Hometown, Nevada, Spotlight

From Carson Now. “Drug Use is Life Abuse” is a message on red wristbands that is spreading throughout the community in celebration of the Red Ribbon campaign Oct. 21-31. The week-long event is one of the nation’s largest substance abuse prevention awareness causes. Carson City Sheriff’s Office, Carson City School District, Grocery Outlet, community agencies including […]

Thanks, Officer Batman

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

Pickerington Police Officer Dan Simcox gets a hug from new Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduate Katie Nash, 11, following graduation Friday, Oct. 17, at Harmon Middle School. From PICKERINGTON TIMES-SUN. Pickerington Police Officer Dan Simcox led a group of 77 students through D.A.R.E. graduation ceremonies Friday, Oct. 17, at Harmon Middle School. The D.A.R.E. program, designed to […]

D.A.R.E. seeking vehicle to educate against drugs

Posted on October 25, 2014 by in Arkansas, Hometown, News, Spotlight

School officer seeking vehicle to educate against drugs. From The Sun Times. Heber Springs, Arkansas Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officer Mandee Love of the Heber Springs Police Department and is going above and beyond in her efforts to educate Heber Springs school children about the dangers of drugs. In her short time as a […]

D.A.R.E. Raffle 10-20-14

Posted on October 24, 2014 by in News, Spotlight

We did the raffle drawing, congratulations to the winners!   Here are the results for the Grand prize and Bonus prize. Lisa Halpern $20,000 Bonus Prize Winner     Michael Vasquez $25,000 Grand Prize Winner