HEROES Raise Over $50,000 for Designated Driving Campaign

OCEAN CITY – After a week’s delay thanks to a nor’easter and threat of Hurricane Joaquin, the HERO Walk finally marched down the Ocean City Boardwalk Saturday, Oct. 10. The HERO Campaign raised its goal of $50,000 to promote the use of designated drivers. This year, about 500 supporters came out to support to the  … Read more

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5th Annual John R. Elliott HERO Walk a Success

Ocean City, NJ – More than 500 supporters joined in the 5th annual John R. Elliott HERO Walk, held last Saturday, October 10, 2015, on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Postponed from last week due to heavy storms at the shore, the event raised over $60,000 for the campaign and its mission to preventing drunk driving  … Read more

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Uber Drivers Take the Pledge and Participate in HERO Walk

As part of its ongoing efforts to curb drunk driving, Uber will be taking part in Sunday’s HERO Walk, sponsored by the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers. The walk brings together more than 1,500 supporters in Ocean City, NJ to support drunk driving prevention. Uber will take a number of significant steps  … Read more

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HERO Walk Rescheduled Due to Storm

New Date: Saturday, October 10th The 5th Annual John R. Elliott HERO Walk is this Saturday at 11AM at 6th Street and the Boardwalk in Ocean City. Registration for the Walk, which had been originally scheduled for Oct. 4th but was postponed due to the threat of Hurricane Joaquin, will start at 9AM in the  … Read more

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Changes at Keeneland for Fall Meet

There will be several changes at Keeneland for this year’s fall meet. Seven temporary buildings and extra seats have been added to accommodate an extra 10,000 people for the upcoming Breeders’ Cup. “Our staff has worked this summer to have everything prepped and ready for the Breeders’ Cup at the end of our race meet.  … Read more

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Keeneland Looking for HERO Designated Drivers

Keeneland wants their fans to be heroes — designated heroes that is. The world-famous racetrack, which will host the 2015 Breeder’s Cup World Championships, is the newest partner to team with a positive program to prevent drinking and driving by promoting the use of safe and sober designated drivers. Keeneland and the John R. Elliott  … Read more

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The HEROtini

Have you taken the HERO pledge yet? I’m Rene Bunting, vice president of Marketing and Communications at AtlantiCare. 15 years ago, Bill and Muriel Elliott created the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for designated drivers in memory of their son John R. Elliot. John died as a result of a drunk driver crashing into his  … Read more

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Tri-County High School Hosts HERO Walk to Combat Drunken Driving

  FRANKLIN – Up to 70 students and their friends from Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School sacrificed an early Sunday morning to participate in the HERO Walk to promote awareness about the importance of having a designated driver. The three-mile walk, which took place along the school’s track and consisted of 12 and a  … Read more

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Taking the Pledge at the Eagles Stadium

Fans line up to sign the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign’s Designated Driver Pledge at Sunday’s Philadelphia Eagles game against the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field. The HERO Campaign is in the midst of its ‘100,000 HEROES’ program, in which it seeks 100,000 people to take the Designated Driver Pledge. The HERO Campaign tent  … Read more

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