January 29, 2015




This is the place to keep up with the latest information affecting our program as D.A.R.E. continues to help eradicate drug abuse and violence throughout the world.




Cub® Foods Donates $50,000 to Minnesota D.A.R.E.

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2015

Cub Truck DARE

From Minnesota D.A.R.E. Funds to support Minnesota D.A.R.E.’s 25-year effort of helping youth make safe, healthy choices every day. STILLWATER, MINN. (Jan. 15, 2015) — In honor of the 25th…

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School resource officer develops friendship with students, staff

Posted on Jan 15th, 2015

Mitch Schelinder

From Carteret County News-Times. Walking the hallways: Cpl. Mitch Schelinder with the Cape Carteret Police Department is the School Resource Officer at White Oak Elementary School. (Dylan Ray…

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Final Award: JAMS Arbitration Case Reference Number 1220045411

Posted on Jan 5th, 2015

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Collier County student gets new wheelchair

Posted on Dec 30th, 2014

BY STEPHANIE SUSSKIND  DECEMBER 19, 2014 View Original Article COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- In this season of giving, a Collier County boy is getting the most meaningful gift of all,…

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D.A.R.E. America Honors New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman

Posted on Dec 19th, 2014

Eric T. Schneiderman

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…

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

Posted on Nov 25th, 2014

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

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…

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Lewiston Police Department DARE donation

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2014

LPD DARE donation

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…

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

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2014


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…

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3-time world champ Rick Wilkin still racing cars after nearly 50 years

Posted on Nov 19th, 2014

Rick Wilkin

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,…

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Cavazos’ dream comes true

Posted on Nov 18th, 2014

Stephanie Cavazos

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,…

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Teens using e-cigarettes worry health officials

Posted on Nov 16th, 2014

Students smoke just across from the school cafeteria.

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…

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Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death

Posted on Nov 16th, 2014


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…

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Police receive requests to broaden D.A.R.E. Programme

Posted on Nov 12th, 2014

Calvin Brutus

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…

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Holly Festival Craft Fair to be Nov. 8 and 9 at BCMS

Posted on Nov 8th, 2014

Holly Festival Craft Fair

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…

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Congratulations to new Maine State Senator Scott Cyrway

Posted on Nov 6th, 2014

Scott Cryway

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…

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Rockwood Drug-Free Coalition highlighted during Red Ribbon Week

Posted on Nov 4th, 2014

Marquette High SADD chapter representatives

Marquette High SADD chapter representatives (from left) Drew Baker, Vinai Kumar, Michelle Li, Akash Sarkar and Paige Knittel with the pedal car. Click the image for full view. From West…

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Stadalsky: Metalstamp makes donation to Minooka D.A.R.E.

Posted on Nov 4th, 2014

Metal Stamp Logo

From The Herald-News. MINOOKA – Metalstamp Inc. owners, Lee and Kathy Huchinson, and son Ben Huchinson presented a $5,000 check to the Minooka police department’s D.A.R.E. program last…

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D.A.R.E. officers honor Hightower

Posted on Nov 1st, 2014

Hightower honored

Edwardsville Police Officers Joy Davis, Jason Hunter and Christopher Williams present Edwardsville District 7 Superintendent Ed Hightower with an award for his support of the annual D.A.R.E. Car…

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Red Ribbon Week takes first strides with 5K

Posted on Oct 29th, 2014

Staff Sgt. Shane Makary

Staff Sgt. Shane Makary, ordinance maintenance platoon sergeant, Combat Logistics Batalion 13, receives a trophy for coming in second place during the Red Ribbon Week 5K race at Desert Winds Golf…

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Dunn County deputy earns state award for warning kids about drugs

Posted on Oct 25th, 2014

Dunn County Deputy Rod Dicus

Dunn County Deputy Rod Dicus teaches a Drug Abuse Resistance Education class to Elk Mound fifth-graders. Dicus recently was named as the Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year. From…

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