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Uber offering free rides from bars during holidays

Too much to drink on “Blackout Wednesday”? New Jersey bars are teaming up with mobile rideshare app Uber to provide a safe ride home. Through the holidays, Uber will provide free rides of up to $20 for first-time riders at all bars and pubs that belong to the New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association. During the  … Read more

The Winter Sports Season at Rutgers University

The HERO Campaign began its Rutgers winter sports campaign on Sunday, Nov. 22 as the Scarlett Knights women’s basketball was host to Temple. Helping to collect Hero Pledges as part of the Hero Campaign’s 100,000 Heroes program were student athlete volunteers (from left) Farris Cunninghan, Adriana Burcar, Dresden Maddox and Jordan Whitley. The Hero Campaign  … Read more

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HERO Campaign at Atlantic Cape Community College

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Student Government of Atlantic Cape Community College will host an Alcohol Awareness & HERO Game Day event in partnership with The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Atlantic Cape’s Mays Landing  … Read more

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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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