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’3 Bars and a Jitney’ coming to Atlantic City. HERO Campaign is on board

This summer, three popular Atlantic City bars and taverns will partner with Sea Isle City Jitney and the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign to offer their patrons free designated driver rides between the three establishments. The complimentary service, called ‘3 Bars and a Jitney,’ is the creation of Atlantic City’s Wonder Bar, the Ducktown Tavern … [Read More]


Atlantic Pops performs annual HERO Spring Concert

The Atlantic Pops Community Band staged its annual HERO Spring Concert Wednesday night at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center. Mark Kadetsky, at far right in the group picture, is the music director of the Atlantic Pops Community Band; he welcomed about 200 people to the show at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center. Wednesday’s … [Read More]

Steve Callendar, left, presents a check for $1,000 to the HERO Campaign on April 11, 2016.

Tropicana presents check to HERO Campaign at Boogie Nights

Steve Callender, general manager of Tropicana Atlantic City, presents a check of $1,000 to a staff member from the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers on Monday. The Boogie Nights dance club at Tropicana hosted a ‘HERO Night’ on March 25, with partial proceeds going to the benefit of the HERO Campaign. A … [Read More]

Tom Miller, center, and officers from the Kentucky State Police manned the HERO Tent at Keeneland Race Track over the weekend. More than 100 people signed the HERO Pledge.

Spring launch for HERO Campaign at Keeneland Race Track

The HERO Campaign’s spring launch at Keeneland Race Track in Kentucky was a big success , thanks to the efforts of Haley Robic, Tom Miller and the Kentucky State Police (Tom Miller is at center in photo). The HERO tent, set up on The Hill at Keeneland, got great response, with 119 people taking the … [Read More]

Cherie Sloan, 19, is a health science major from Sicklerville.

Sicklerville woman named Stockton’s HERO of Year for 2016

Cherie Sloan, a 19-year-old health science major from Sicklerville, was named the HERO Campaign’s 2016 HERO of the Year for Stockton University on Thursday. The HERO of the Year is a student who exemplifies ‘HERO’ qualities in serving as a safe and sober designated driver for friends and family. A nomination for HERO of the … [Read More]

John R. Elliott

In Memory of John R. Elliott

Our latest video is in memory of John R. Elliott. We hope that it is a reminder for why the HERO Campaign is pursuing ending drunk driving tragedies nationwide. August 26, 2015

The Staff at Charlie's Bar with The HERO Campaign's Denise Hladun

HERO Night at Charlie’s Bar

Employees of Charlie’s Bar in Somers Point and members of The HERO Campaign staff get together for a photo during HERO Night at Charlie’s on Monday, Dec. 14. The event was one of several being held by The HERO Campaign and New Jersey bars and taverns, in association with the New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association. … [Read More]

Newlyweds Mike and Lindsay Feeley of Morris Plains celebrated their wedding in Ocean City, N.J. by taking the HERO Plunge in the ocean on New Year’s Day, benefitting the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign. The campaign seeks to prevent drunk driving by promoting the use of safe and sober designated drivers.

New Year’s Ocean Dips Simply Breathtaking

OCEAN CITY — A bride and groom and hundreds of others entered the ocean in fairly orderly fashion Friday afternoon as they participated in the town’s annual New Year’s Day rite known as the First Dip. Under leaden skies and with the wind whipping 15 mph out of the northwest on an uninviting 42-degree day, … [Read More]