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Norfolk DA Looking for a HERO (to be a Designated Driver)

By Grahame Turner Wellesley Patch The Norfolk County District Attorney is making the rounds, asking town licensing boards to encourage participation in a Jersey Shore designated driver program. Being the designated driver can make you a hero, according to a New Jersey-based campaign that is making its way around Norfolk County. Norfolk County District Attorney  … Read more

Campaign against Drunk Driving comes to Hunterdon, Somerset

By Terry Wright/Hunterdon County Democrat FLEMINGTON, NJ – “We got a knock on the door at 4 a.m. Two police officers said, ‘Your son didn’t make it.’ ” That’s how William Elliott of Atlantic County learned that his son John, who had graduated from the Naval Academy just two months before, was dead. A  … Read more

Police ask Walpole bartenders to look for HEROes

By Veronica Hamlett Wicked Local Walpole WALPOLE, MA — Walpole police are asking bars and restaurants to ensure heroes step forward while drinking at local establishments. The request is part of a national campaign Norfolk County is adopting to eliminate drinking and driving. The HERO campaign, started by a New Jersey family who lost their  … Read more

Jack’s in Long Branch, New Jersey Creates HERO Cups

Long Branch, NJ, October 2012 – Jack’s Goal Line Stand, a local favorite of Monmouth University students and community members alike, honored the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers® by having the Campaign’s logo printed on cups used at their establishment. Nick Petitti, the owner of Jack’s, has been a supporter of the Campaign for many  … Read more

Our Lady of Mercy Academy Hosts HERO Walk

Newfield, NJ, November 6, 2012 –    This year the students from Our Lady of Mercy Academy were unable to attend the 2nd Annual HERO Walk in Ocean City so they decided to host a HERO Walk of their own. President of the SADD Club at OLMA, senior Victoria Cannizzaro, didn’t want to miss an opportunity  … Read more

Massachusetts District Attorney launches new anti-drunken driving campaign

In Massachusetts, Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey launched a regional anti-drunken driving campaign in conjunction with the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers at Gillette Stadium with local police departments and bar and tavern owners on Nov. 2. In 2009, more than 12,000 people were arrested for DUI in Massachusetts, and more than 650 people  … Read more

Norfolk D.A. to Offer Training for Establishments That Serve Alcohol

By Matt Perkins The training will be held for all owners and managers of such establishments on Nov. 2 at Patriot Place in Foxborough. Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey is calling on licensed liquor venues throughout the county, requesting owners and managers of establishments that serve alcohol to attend an alcohol service training  … Read more

HERO Campaign continues to promote use of sober designated drivers

By The Messenger-Gazette The Somerset/Hunterdon Counties HERO Campaign Team, comprised of law enforcement agencies and community-based programs, kicked off the HEROES program last month at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater. In the infield of the Somerset Patriots ballpark the Somerset/Hunterdon Counties HERO Campaign Team proclaimed their support for the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, a  … Read more