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HERO Walk draws 2,000 to Ocean City Boardwalk

Written by Ann Richardson, The Ocean City Gazette OCEAN CITY — More than 2,000 participants hit the Ocean City boardwalk for the second annual HERO Walk on Sunday, Oct. 14. The “Be a Hero, Be a Designated Driver” event benefitted the HERO Campaign, a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing drunk driving by promoting the use  … Read more

Second annual HERO Walk brings a crowd to Ocean City’s Boardwalk

By BRIAN IANIERI, The Press of Atlantic City OCEAN CITY — Daniel DuRoss’s three daughters wore their father’s image on T-shirts that explained how a drunken driver killed the 29-year-old Atlantic City police officer on Sept. 24, 1963. Kimberly DuRoss, who was 3 at the time, sees signs that awareness campaigns have changed public perceptions  … Read more

They’re willing to walk: Schools, groups work to gather participants for annual event to raise awareness about drunk driving

By MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST Staff Writer The Press of Atlantic City High school and even middle school students – many too young to drive – are joining the Ensign John R. Elliott Hero Campaign for Designated Drivers to combat drunk driving. They are participating with teachers and parents in large numbers at the second annual  … Read more

HERO Kickoff Rally at Fitzpatrick’s

Fitzpatrick’s Deli & Steakhouse is a big fan of The Hero Campaign in its efforts to keep our roadways safe when drinking and dining out. We are organizing a HERO team to walk on Sunday, October 14th to support this much needed cause. The Hero Campaign’s mission is to prevent drunk driving tragedies by educating  … Read more

Jersey Shore Heroes recruits more than 150 bars and taverns

From The Current STAFF REPORTS Wednesday, July 25, 2012 GALLOWAY – More than 150 bars and taverns from Asbury Park to Cape May have pledged to promote a designated driver program established in memory of Navy Ensign John Elliott of Egg Harbor Township. Under the Jersey Shore Heroes program, they will serve free soft drinks  … Read more