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Wareham Youths Embark on Life-Changing Week

Posted on July 27, 2016 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, News

Wareham registrants, counselors, School Resource Officer and representatives of the Wareham-New Bedford Lodge of Elks assemble for a photograph Monday morning prior to departing to participate in this week's D.A.R.E. camp in Whitman. Wicked Local Photo/Chris Shott.

WAREHAM, MA – There was a buzz in the air and a few more vehicles than usual in the Town Hall/Multi-Service Center parking lot Monday morning. Right: Wareham registrants, counselors, School Resource Officer and representatives of the Wareham-New Bedford Lodge of Elks assemble for a photograph Monday morning prior to departing to participate in this week’s […]

Anna Grace Holthaus, 2016 Iowa D.A.R.E. Essay Winner

Posted on July 11, 2016 by in Hometown, Iowa, News

<a href="http://www.dare.org/anna-grace-holthaus-2016-iowa-d-a-r-e-essay-winner/" target="_blank">Anna Grace Holthaus, 2016 Iowa D.A.R.E. Essay Winner</a>.<br />In photo with Anna, L to R:  Sheriff Dan Marx, South Winneshiek Teacher Jessica Peters, Anna Holthaus' Family, Deputy Tim Felton & South Winneshiek Superintendent Kris Einck.

The Iowa D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association, the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office and South Winneshiek School are proud to announce that Anna Grace Holthaus has won the Iowa D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association first place essay for 2016. Anna Grace Holthaus wrote her D.A.R.E. essay about what she learned in her D.A.R.E. classes and how she will use this […]

How D.A.R.E. Has Changed My Life

Posted on July 6, 2016 by in Hometown, Kansas

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Taylor Hinderliter’s D.A.R.E. essay, How D.A.R.E. Has Changed My Life, was selected as the top essay for the state of Kansas. Taylor is a Lindsborg resident. Imagine this. You’re at a party and BAM, your best friend falls to the ground and is not responding to anyone or anything and she has to be taken away […]

D.A.R.E. Family Fun Day Focuses on Violence Prevention

Posted on July 3, 2016 by in Georgia, Hometown

D.A.R.E. To Be Great

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Thursday was the final day of the annual summer DARE program hosted by the Columbus Police Department. Students went on a number of field trips this year, including Stars and Strikes, Coca Cola Space and Science Center and the Columbus Aquatic Center. This year’s focus was on the prevention of violence […]

Will Alexander, 2016 D.A.R.E. Pledge Winner, Papillion, Nebraska

Posted on July 2, 2016 by in Hometown, Nebraska

Will Alexander, 2016 D.A.R.E. Pledge Winner, Papillion, Nebraska

Will Alexander, from Carriage Hill Elementary, was this year’s winner of the D.A.R.E. Pledge Contest. Will attended the mayor’s luncheon, met famous actor Clint Howard, received his very own Daren, and rode in the 1957 Chevy D.A.R.E. car in Papillion’s annual Papillion Days parade with his DARE officer, Officer Tony Foster. This was the 6th […]

‘DARE to be GREAT’ Summer Camp Concludes with Family Day

Posted on July 1, 2016 by in Georgia, Hometown

Columbus Police Cpl. Travis Spencer, center, holds the microphone for his D.A.R.E. students during their skit for parents and public safety officer Thursday. About 70 boys and girls attended the month-long D.A.R.E. to Be Great summer camp held at Fort Middle School. Funded by a grant through the Office of Crime Prevention, the youngsters went on field trips, including the National Infantry Museum, Oxbow Meadows and the Coca-Cola Space Science Center, spent a day at the Aquatics Center, went to the movies, had educational sessions about bullying and respect, and got a lot of exercise - all part of the message to stay away from drugs and gangs. Robin Trimarchi rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com

The “D.A.R.E. to be GREAT” summer camp, designed to teach youth how to avoid danger and drugs, concluded Thursday with a family day at Fort Middle School. The Columbus Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit invited parents and students to the school to reflect on the fun experiences and lessons the camp provided. The students performed […]

Copley-Fairlawn D.A.R.E. Impact Shows in Essay

Posted on July 1, 2016 by in Hometown, Ohio

Copley-Fairlawn D.A.R.E.

COPLEY — Patrolman Sarah Shendy has read a lot of sixth-graders’ essays in her six years as Copley D.A.R.E. officer, but this year’s crop was especially powerful. “They just kind of blew me away,” Shendy said. The D.A.R.E. — Drug Abuse Resistance Education — program has been taught in Copley-Fairlawn City Schools for more than […]

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Hosts D.A.R.E. Summer Camp

Posted on June 29, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

Ohio State Division of Watercraft Sgt. Kim Sheets, left, helps Zach Orsborne, 11, of Sidney, son of Alysha and Neil Orsborne, navigate through a canoe with drunk goggles on as Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Strunk looks on during the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Summer Camp Thursday, June 23. The camp was held at Lake Loramie State Park.

FORT LORAMIE — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office “D.A.R.E. Summer Camp” (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) had another successful year. Image (click for full view): Ohio State Division of Watercraft Sgt. Kim Sheets, left, helps Zach Orsborne, 11, of Sidney, son of Alysha and Neil Orsborne, navigate through a canoe with drunk goggles on as Shelby […]

State D.A.R.E. Association Conference

Posted on June 29, 2016 by in Hometown, Mississippi, News

D.A.R.E. Vehicle

D.A.R.E is a program taught in public schools and private schools nationwide, focusing not only on drugs, but also on good decision making and positive lifestyles. All this week, certified D.A.R.E. instructors from across our state and even Alabama are meeting up on the Coast to share notes, exchange ideas and learn new techniques to […]

Glassboro 6th Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on June 23, 2016 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

Glassboro students Tavianna Clarke (1st place, not pictured), Ashley Johnston (2nd place) and Mia Fornes (3rd place) won the Thomas E. Bowe School DARE Essay Contest. They are pictured at DARE Graduation with Glassboro Police Cpl Timothy D. Brown, their DARE instructor.

Proud parents and students packed Glassboro’s Thomas E. Bowe School gym this June. The group gathered to watch the school’s 149 sixth-graders graduate from the D.A.R.E. program. Glassboro Police Cpl. Timothy D. Brown instructed this year’s students. Brown incorporated decision making, prevention of drug and alcohol addiction, K-9 demonstrations and overviews of law enforcement careers […]