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D.A.R.E. to be Different

Posted on May 23, 2016 by in Hometown, Indiana, News

Jennifer Long’s sixth grade class at Ladoga Elementary graduated on Thursday. However, it was not to the junior high just yet. The class celebrated the end of their 10-week Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program with a pizza party, a police K-9 demonstration and a small graduation ceremony. School Resource Officer Jennifer Griffith of the […]

Over 1,000 Sixth-Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on May 23, 2016 by in California, Hometown, News

During the D.A.R.E. program commencement Friday, over 1,000 Santa Maria Bonita School District students pledged to stay substance-free and exercise their right to say “no” to peer pressure. The Santa Maria Elks Lodge was filled with proud graduates from Liberty, Sanchez, Ontiveros, Oakley, Robert Bruce, Battles, Tunnell and Jimenez schools. All were proudly donning their […]

Community Surprises Pickaway Co. Deputy with New Car

Posted on May 17, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio – Every Monday morning, as Pickaway County Deputy Dale Thomas walks to his cruiser, he carries jumper cables knowing that the long weekend will leave the battery needing a jolt. If it is raining, he prepares for the leak in the cruiser’s roof by grabbing a rain jacket. The D.A.R.E. officer knows the shortfalls […]

Students Pledge to Remain Drug-Free

Posted on May 1, 2016 by in Hometown, New Hampshire

Right: Seabrook Middle School fifth-graders celebrated the completion of the school’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education program at a graduation event. Each student was required to write an essay that included a personal commitment to avoid drugs, tobacco, alcohol and violence. Photo by Kiki Evans/Seacoastonline. Click for full view. SEABROOK — Seabrook Middle School’s fifth-graders shared […]

D.A.R.E. Day photos from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Naples, FL

Posted on April 27, 2016 by in Events, Florida, Hometown

D.A.R.E. Day 2016 photos from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Naples, FL, featuring D.A.R.E. America ELEAB Member & Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk, Dr. Kamala Patton – Collier County Public Schools Superintendent, the Elementary School Principals of the Collier County School System, DAREN & the Collier County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. vehicle!! Right: Daren with the Collier County Sheriff’s […]

Proud D.A.R.E. Graduates

Posted on February 17, 2016 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

Proud of our local program! 80 graduates!! Eighty fifth grade students proudly hold up their certificates after completing the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program during a Friday, Feb. 5 graduation ceremony at Valley View Middle School in Watchung. Master of ceremonies was D.A.R.E. Officer Scott Tallmadge and special guests included Watchung Police Chief Jospeh […]

Sweepstakes Winners Feb 15th, 2016 – Congratulations!

Posted on February 15, 2016 by in News

Congratulations, Tajhanna, on your $5,000 win, and Sean, on your $2500 win! The drawing was on February 15th at the DARE offices.

A Big D.A.R.E. America “Thank You” to D.AR.E. Instructor, Major Steve Gilbert, as he retires after 30 years of service!

Posted on February 11, 2016 by in Hometown, Indiana

Bedford D.A.R.E. Officer Retires (BEDFORD) – Bedford Police Major Steve Gilbert has retired after serving more than 30 years with the Bedford Police Department. Maj. Gilbert’s last day was Wednesday. “Steve was dedicated to serving the citizens of Bedford, especially the kids,” says Chief Dennis Parsley. “He is going to be dearly missed.” Parsley says […]

Santa Maria Police Department Graduates over 700 in its D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on February 3, 2016 by in California, Hometown

St. Mary of the Assumption School D.A.R.E. Graduation

RETRO BILL was the Keynote Speaker at the Santa Maria Police Department’s Annual D.A.R.E. Graduation hosted by D.A.R.E. Officer Al Torres. Over 700 6th Grade Santa-Maria Bonita School District students graduated from the D.A.R.E. Program at the end of the fall 2015 semester. Over 900 additional Santa-Maria Bonita School District students are currently enrolled in […]

Happy 20th Birthday to the Timmins Police D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on February 2, 2016 by in Canada, Hometown, Ontario

The Timmins Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program celebrated its 20th birthday on Saturday to great fanfare. The program mascot Daren the Lion had a birthday party at the Timmins Public Library to mark the occasion and 40 children from the city attended the event complete with story time, crafts, pizza and cake. Click the […]