Monument, part of highway dedicated to victim of drunk driving crash

UPPER PITTSGROVE TWP. – On a hot July day, people gathered around a small set of stones and bricks constructed in front of a cornfield in the middle of Upper Pittsgrove Township. The stones and bricks were built to make a roadside monument with the name John R. Elliott. The monument to former Navy ensign John  … Read more

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OceanFirst Foundation Presents Big Check

The OceanFirst Foundation presented a $5,000 donation to the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers on Wednesday, July 19 2017. The contribution will support the HERO Campaign’s mission to promote designated driving. From Left are Bill Elliott, Co-Founder of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, Jean Jacobson, VP of Community  … Read more

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HEROtini Challenge Offers Non-Alcohol ‘Mocktails’ for Designated Drivers

Source – SNJ Today Video: HEROtini Tasting Challenge By Nina Baratti, SNJ Today Reporter ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Thirty-two Jersey Shore bars and restaurants are going head to head in a creative challenge. Non-alcoholic “mocktails” are popping up all over the Jersey shore, giving designated drivers a chance to drink something fun while keeping others safe.  … Read more

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“Be a HERO” Golf Tournament Supports HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers

SWAINTON, N.J. (May 31, 2017) – More than 130 golfers participated in The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers’ 17th Annual “Be a HERO” golf tournament and dinner auction on Wednesday, May 17th at Sand Barrens Golf Club, hosted by MediLink Homecare, Inc. and sponsored by Applebee’s and Townsquare Media. Proceeds benefit the  … Read more

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Union members upgrade memorial in Salem County for a true HERO

UPPER PITTSGROVE TWP. — Volunteer union workers spent Friday making upgrades to the roadside memorial placed at the spot where a U.S. Navy Ensign tragically lost his life because of a drunken driver. “It’s a wonderful feeling to come out here with organized labor and our apprentices,” said Richard Tolson who is director of the  … Read more

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