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Fifth Annual HERO Walk ‘Hitting the O.C. Boards’

Hundreds are expected to participate in this signature HERO Walk. The fifth Annual John R. Elliott HERO Walk is scheduled to ‘hit the boards’ on Sunday, October 4, 2015, to promote the use of safe and sober designated drivers to prevent drunk driving tragedies. EVENT: John R. Elliott HERO Walk PLACE: Civic Center, 6th Street  … Read more

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Student Raises Funds and Awareness for Designated Driving

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 7, 2015 – Birthdays are always a cause to celebrate. High Point University student Juliette Gabriel celebrated her 21st birthday in a unique way by raising funds and awareness to promote the importance of having a designated driver. In place of gifts, Gabriel asked friends and family to celebrate her 21st  … Read more

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In Memory of John R. Elliott

Our latest video is in memory of John R. Elliott. We hope that it is a reminder for why the HERO Campaign is pursuing ending drunk driving tragedies nationwide. August 26, 2015

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“HEROtini Peach Bellini” Launched at 15th Anniversary Brunch

On Sunday, July 19, 2015, the HERO Society hosted its 15th Anniversary Brunch at Stockton’s Seaview Golf Club and Resort, which marked a milestone for the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers®. Muriel Elliott, co-founder of the HERO Campaign, along with the Brunch Committee decided it would be fun to create a signature  … Read more

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August 7 at the 70th Annual Annapolis Rotary Club’s Crab Feast

The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers garnered a great deal of attention on August 7, 2015 at the 70th Annual Annapolis Rotary Club’s Crab Feast. The event, which was held at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, drew approximately 2,500 patrons. The Annapolis Rotary Club invited the HERO Campaign to set up a tent  … Read more

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John R. Elliott HERO Campaign Receives Grant from Wells Fargo

Ocean City, NJ – July 29, 2015 – The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers® was awarded a $1,000 grant on July 16th by Wells Fargo to support the organization’s mission of service to the community. “At a time when donations from the public and private sectors are down due to the economy,  … Read more

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HERO Campaign Celebrates 15th Anniversary

July 20th, 2015 – GALLOWAY – Fifteen years ago, a young navy ensign was driving from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, where he had graduated only two months earlier. He was on his way home to Egg Harbor Township for his mother’s birthday, but never made it home after being struck and killed  … Read more

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HERO campaign celebrates 15 years of saving lives

  Over the last 15 years, the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign has made a difference to life in South Jersey — and far beyond the borders of its home state. And knowing that has made all the difference to the family of Elliott, the Egg Harbor Township resident who was killed by a drunken driver  … Read more

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