Bill’s Blog: September 5, 2014

Dr. Kathleen Taylor, the superintendent of the Ocean City School District, needed no convincing that the annual HERO Walk on the Boardwalk was a good thing to get students involved in when it began four years ago. “It’s easy to see the educational value of the HERO Campaign, and the HERO Walk that supports it,”  … Read more

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Press Release: HERO Campaign receives grant from Wells Fargo

The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers Receives Grant from Wells Fargo (Egg Harbor Township – September 4, 2014) – The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign was awarded a $1,000 grant by Wells Fargo to support the organization’s mission of preventing drunken driving tragedies by promoting the use of safe and sober designated  … Read more

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Press Release: Village ShopRite stores in South Jersey raise $9,200 for HERO Campaign during August

CONTACT: Bill Elliott, HERO Campaign chairman. 609-332-2588 ShopRite stores in South Jersey that are operated by Village Super Market, Inc., raised $9,200 for the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers with a ‘HERO Ribbon’ campaign. During August, ShopRite cashiers asked customers if they wished to purchase a $1 ‘HERO Ribbon’ as they went  … Read more

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Bill’s Blog: August 27, 2014

by Bill Elliott More than two thousand people took part in the 3rd Annual HERO Walk on the Ocean City Boardwalk last year. A good number of those folks were members of a team; in fact, the Egg Harbor Township and the Ocean City school districts sent 24 and 12 teams, respectively. In fact, Team  … Read more

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Press Release: HERO Campaign on NBC40 Forum

Contact: Bill Elliott 609-332-2588 William_Elliott@comcast.net HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers featured on NBC40 Forum on September 7 Bill Elliott, chairman of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, will be featured on NBC TV 40’s Forum 40 show on Sept. 7. The show is hosted by Robin Stoloff, of the NBC 40 staff.  … Read more

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Bill’s Blog: August 14, 2014

by Bill Elliott Fourteen years ago last month, we lost our son, Navy Ensign John Elliott, to a drunk driver. John had just graduated from the United States Naval Academy, where he was named the Outstanding HERO of the Year for his service to his fellow midshipmen as a Human Education Resource Officer. Out of  … Read more

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Press Release: HERO Campaign Launches ‘100,000 PENNSYLVANIA HEROES’ DRIVE

The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, following the 14th anniversary of John R. Elliott’s death, announced today the launch of its ‘100,000 Pennsylvania Heroes’ drive. Preventing drunk driving tragedies by promoting the use of ‘safe and sober designated drivers’ is the mission of the HERO Campaign, and the new Pennsylvania initiative will  … Read more

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HERO News: HERO Campaign on Fast Track with NASCAR

Awareness of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers took a major step forward in June when the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 NASCAR race was broadcast live from Kentucky Speedway by ESPN to a national audience on Friday, June 27, 2014. The HERO Campaign partnered with the Kentucky Office of Highway  … Read more

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