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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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Ocean City’s 2015 Night in Venice

Thank you to everyone that was involved in the HERO Campaign’s 15th Anniversary Salute at Ocean City’s Night in Venice this past Saturday, July 11th, 2015! Click here to view the full gallery of photos from the event.  Click here to view videos from the event.

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Somerset County Sheriff asks motorists to ‘Be a HERO, Be a Designated Driver’ this Summer

By The Messenger-Gazette  on July 02, 2015 In anticipation of increased road travel around the Fourth of July holiday, Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano is stressing the importance of safe and sober driving. “I want to remind drivers that law enforcement will be out in full force to thwart impaired-driving crashes throughout the summer,” he  … Read more

Churchill Downs Looking for HERO Designated Drivers

June 10, 2015 Louisville, KY — Churchill Downs is looking for heroes – designated driver heroes that is. The world-famous racetrack and home of the Kentucky Derby is teaming up with a positive program to prevent drinking and driving by promoting the use of safe and sober designated drivers. Churchill Downs and the John R. Elliott  … Read more

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