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Night in Venice shows ‘Jersey strong’ in Ocean City

By LYNDA COHEN, Staff Writer Ocean City’s Night in Venice parade got a boost in boats this year as the HERO Campaign honored service members and other “heroes who keep US Jersey strong.” The 15-vessel fleet from Seaview Harbor Marina even included a barge with an Army truck and members of each military branch. The  … Read more

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HERO Campaign Partners With Night in Venice

The partnership will add at least 10 boats to the July 20 parade in Ocean City. by Douglas Bergen Ocean City Patch The 59th annual event (see more information) will feature a patriotic “Salute to our Jersey Shore Heroes.” The salute will be focused on thanking members of the United States military and first responders,  … Read more

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“Hurley in the Morning,” Golf Open Donation

  William Elliott (center), Founder and Chairman of The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, received a $5,000 grant from the 6th Annual “Hurley in the Morning,” Golf Open on June 21 at The Mays Landing Golf and Country Club.  The grant was presented by Harry Hurley (right) to Elliott and Gabe Staino,  … Read more

AtlantiCare gala honors HERO campaign, Christies, local doctor

By VINCENT JACKSON The Press of Atlantic City AtlantiCare celebrated the accomplishments of a diverse group of honorees during its 54th annual Century Club Gala Saturday at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. Honorees were Gov. Chris Christie and first lady Mary Pat Christie for their work during Hurricane Sandy; Bill and Muriel Elliott, of  … Read more

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CNN says, ‘Be a HERO this prom season’

By Lynda Love Highlander, CNN (CNN) — Prom season is a perfect time to remind teens of the dangers of drinking and driving. In 2010, car crashes killed about 2,700 people between 16 and 19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Instead of increasing the death toll, any teen can choose to  … Read more

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KSP encourages designated drivers for St. Patrick’s Day

by WKYT (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the Kentucky State Police is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they’ve been drinking. The agency recently partnered with the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers®, a multi-state program that promotes the use of sober drivers during celebrations such as St. Patrick’s Day.  … Read more

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Happy to be Stuck to You: New HERO Stickers for Kentucky Law Enforcement

Louisville Metro Police Dept. (LMPD) Chief Steve Conrad (left) and Kentucky State Police (KSP) Commissioner Rodney Brewer (right) display a new HERO bumper sticker that represents a partnership between the agencies designed to save lives by promoting the use of designated drivers. The sticker will appear on 900 LMPD vehicles and 1,600 KSP vehicles. The  … Read more

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Wanted in Medway: Designated Heroes

By Jessica Trufant/Daily News staff Milford Daily News MEDWAY — Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey visited Medway earlier this week, but it wasn’t due to a homicide or other serious crime. Instead, the purpose of Morrissey’s trip was to prevent tragedies from happening by promoting the Hero Campaign for Designated Drivers – a program  … Read more

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Editorial: Designated drivers are the heroes in Hunterdon County

Hunterdon County Democrat Editorial Board Scores of brothers and sisters, friends dear or casual and even some moms and dads will be heroes this holiday season. That’s what William Elliott of Atlantic County calls the designated drivers who agree to serve as taxi drivers, or order alcohol-free drinks throughout the evening, so that others can  … Read more

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