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Kentucky is a ‘HERO’ State

By all accounts, John Elliott was no ordinary kid. He was senior class president and graduated fourth in his class at Egg Harbor Township High School. He played offensive tackle on the football team and also lettered in tennis. He was the kind of student that teachers and parents knew was going to make a  … Read more

Morrissey asks Weymouth bars to take part in Hero Campaign

By Ed Baker Wicked Local Weymouth Weymouth — Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey is asking local bars to join the Hero Campaign to prevent drunk driving and tragedies by asking patrons to be designated drivers. Morrissey said during the Dec. 17 town council meeting that 60 people died on Norfolk County roads last year  … Read more

Kentucky Goes to bat for the HERO Campaign

Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear hands a Louisville Slugger to HERO Campaign Chairman Bill Elliott and his wife Muriel in recognition of Kentucky’s kickoff of the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers® in Louisville on December 18. State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer(back center) and representatives of the Offices of Highway Safety and Alcoholic Beverage Control are also  … Read more

Kentucky joins designated driver campaign

The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky has joined the designated driver campaign known as the HERO Campaign to help end drunken driving deaths and injuries. Gov. Steve Beshear launched the campaign in the state Tuesday, encouraging people to participate in designated driver programs and drive sober. A statement from Beshear’s office says the HERO  … Read more

‘Hero’ campaign enlists Ky. bars, encourages law enforcement to crack down on drunk driving

by Pure Politics at CN|2 Kentucky is now the fourth state in the nation to officially embrace the HERO campaign aimed at curbing drunk driving by encouraging designated drivers. Gov. Steve Beshear signed a proclamation Tuesday at the Prime Lounge in downtown Louisville designating it HERO day. Meanwhile, bars that participate in the program will  … Read more

Kentucky Gov. Beshear launches designated driving campaign

by WYMT TV and Mountain News FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 18, 2012) – Governor Steve Beshear launched Kentucky’s HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, encouraging people to participate in designated driving programs throughout Kentucky and the nation. The national campaign was established by the family of Navy Ensign John Elliott of Atlantic County, NJ, who was killed  … Read more

Police crackdown on drunken driving

Written by Deborah M. Marko The Daily Journal VINELAND — To protect those on the road, the city police department warns it will be cracking down on drunken drivers during the holiday season. Starting today, the Vineland Police Department will join the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, according to Sgt. Peter D’Arrigo,  … Read more

As Braintree Renews Liquor Licenses, Officials Encourage Safe Drinking Practices

By Joseph Markman Braintree Patch BRAINTREE, MA – In the midst of both the holiday and annual alcohol license renewal seasons, Braintree officials Tuesday sought to spread a message of responsible drinking to residents and business owners. The Board of License Commissioners voted unanimously, with Fire Chief Kevin Murphy absent, to approve one-year renewals for  … Read more