December 16, 2017


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

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2016

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…

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‘Officer Friendly’ Retires

Posted on May 16th, 2016

Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce President Tom Hastings (right) greets Sgt. Jim Baldwin during his retirement reception at the Hastings Police Department. Click image for full view. After 32…

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Retro Bill Talks to Centennial Students

Posted on Nov 12th, 2015

Retro Bill at Centennial Public School 5 November 2015

From Seward County Independent: Photo: Retro Bill (Bill Russ) demonstrates how hard it is to lug around emotional baggage instead of resolving stressful issues at school. Bill spoke to elementary…

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D.A.R.E. Officers have an impact for a lifetime!!

Posted on Nov 25th, 2014

Even D.A.R.E. Officers get surprised. Recently, Papillion D.A.R.E. Officer, Tony Foster, was invited to a wedding. Not just any wedding, but the wedding of a former D.A.R.E. student. Now 23 years…

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Ella Pelletier, 2014 Papillion, NE D.A.R.E. Pledge Contest Winner

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2014

Ella Pelletier, 2014 Papillion, NE, D.A.R.E. Pledge Contest Winner, with D.A.R.E. Officer Tony Foster

Carriage Hill Elementary student, Ella Pelletier, is the 2014 D.A.R.E. Pledge Contest winner in Papillion, NE. Ella received her very own Daren, a D.A.R.E. medallion and D.A.R.E. coin for her…

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Paige McCoy, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Alumna – Nebraska

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2013

Paige is completing her freshman year at Aurora High School. She is a member of the Band, Choir, Fellowship of Christian Girls, and the Speech and Golf teams at AHS. She was named to the…

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Daren Joins Outdoor Education Trip

Posted on Aug 30th, 2013

In addition to teaching D.A.R.E. in the 6th grade classrooms in Papillion, NE, Officer Tony Foster also assists the 6th graders at the local 4H camp with their 2 day Outdoor Education trip each fall.…

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D.A.R.E. for Halloween

Posted on Aug 29th, 2013

Papillion, NE D.A.R.E. Officer Tony Foster wins first place at the Hickory Hill Elementary Trunk or Treat…

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D.A.R.E. with the King

Posted on Aug 29th, 2013

Since the 6th graders at Tara Heights Elementary in Papillion, NE are learning about the 50’s, Elvis (aka D.A.R.E. Officer Tony Foster), with the help of 6th grade teacher Rich Daly, surprises the…

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D.A.R.E. Day at Papio Fun Park

Posted on Aug 29th, 2013

Due to a partnership with local business owner, Margaret White, D.A.R.E. students are invited for a free day at Papio Fun Park. The park offers go-carts, miniature golf, batting cages, laser tag,…

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