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Car Cutting On Campus: On behalf of Hero Campaign

On Wednesday, October 15, 2013, NJIT hosted its annual Jaws of Life demonstration. Sergeant Eric DiFrancesco arrived at the scene of the accident and started explaining the situation, as well as calling for back up. He emphasized that this was no ordinary accident, but one caused by someone driving while intoxicated. He scanned the area  … Read more

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Walking with heroes in Foxboro

BY JUDEE COSENTINO FOR THE SUN CHRONICLE FOXBORO – A brisk morning wind whipping through Gillette Stadium Sunday didn’t deter the nearly 1,500 participants and 50 teams that gathered for the inaugural HERO Campaign 5K walk to honor a New Jersey man killed by a drunk driver. Hosted by the New England Patriots and Norfolk  … Read more

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Thousands walk to support HERO Campaign Sunday in Ocean City

By Claire Lowe Shore News Today OCEAN CITY — About 2,000 participants and 100 volunteers showed up at Carey Stadium in Ocean City Sunday, Oct. 6 for the third annual HERO Walk to promote designated drivers. Last year the event raised $125,000 for the HERO Campaign. The organization hopes to at least match that amount  … Read more

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HERO walkers promote use of designated drivers in Ocean City

By Tom Barlas The Press of Atlantic City OCEAN CITY – Cheers, more cheers and even more cheers greeted more than 2,000 people marching Sunday on the Boardwalk from Sixth Street in hopes their efforts will convince people to use a designated driver instead of driving while intoxicated. The annual HERO Walk is a major  … Read more

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You Still Have Time to Sign Up for the HERO Walk

    The HERO Walk 2013 Online Sign Up Deadline has been extended. You now have until Midnight of Friday October 4 to join the Ocean City, NJ HERO Walk Online. Can’t make the Online Deadline? No problem! Just show up Sunday Morning, October 6, between 9am and 11am and register in person. The Weather  … Read more

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HERO Walk targets drunk driving

The Foxboro Reporter A campaign to prevent drunken driving will hold its inaugural Hero 5K Walk Oct. 20, at Gillette Stadium. The event, scheduled for 11 a.m., is hosted by the New England Patriots and Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey, and is expected to attract hundreds of walkers from throughout the Boston area in  … Read more

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HERO Walk at Gillette Stadium will target drunken driving

First event planned for Oct. 20 in Foxboro’ The Sun Chronicle FOXBORO – A campaign to prevent drunken driving will hold its inaugural Hero 5K Walk Oct. 20, at Gillette Stadium. The event, scheduled for 11 a.m., is hosted by the New England Patriots and Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey, and is expected to attract  … Read more

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Whitley County Signs Proclamation as HERO Campaign County

(Williamsburg, KY) On Tuesday August 13, 2013 Officer Steven Douglas with Kentucky State Police-Vehicle Enforcement joined Whitley County Judge Executive Pat White Jr. in signing a proclamation proclaiming Whitley County as a HERO Campaign County for designated drivers. The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign is a non profit organization whose mission is to prevent drunken  … Read more

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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