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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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HERO Receives $2,500 from the MBCA

  The Metropolitan Business & Citizens Association (MBCA) presented a $2,500 contribution to the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign as the benefit charity of its sold out “March Madness” Winter Mixer, held  March 13th at the Buddakan Restaurant in Atlantic City. The contribution will support the HERO Campaign’s mission to promote designated driving, along with this  … Read more

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“HEROES” Book Honors Ensign John R. Elliott

Third-graders and students from the SJRS Book Project include designated driving message SOMERS POINT, NJ (March 14, 2017) – Bill and Muriel Elliott, founders of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, were honored guests of Sylvia McFadden’s third-grade class and students from the SJRS Book Project at St. Joseph Regional School in  … Read more

New England Patriots Honor Rick Glasheen as HERO Campaign Designated Driver

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (January 19, 2017) – The New England Patriots honored longtime fan and HERO Campaign supporter Rick Glasheen of Harwich, Mass. as their Designated Driver of the Season in a ceremony at Gillette Stadium before the divisional playoff game against the Texans on Saturday, January 14th. Glasheen was chosen as the Patriots’ Designated Driver  … Read more

Make a Pledge this NYE to Celebrate the Smart Way

SOMERS POINT, N.J. –  Last year there were ten traffic fatalities reported in New Jersey during the New Year’s holiday. While many like to usher in the New Year with a cocktail or two, the Hero Campaign hopes to put an end to traffic deaths caused by drunk driving by asking everyone to either use  … Read more