MADD Around VA April/May 2016
MADD participated in a SADD coordinated event at O'Connell HS in Arlington, VA. Pictured are: MADD volunteers Dorothy Waldron, Hope Casserly and her son Tyler Craven, and School SADD Chapter President Ellen Ward.
Recruits from the City of Roanoke Police Department volunteered at WALK LIKE MADD-Roanoke
Walk Like MADD Roanoke
The First annual WALK LIKE MADD Roanoke was held on May 7 in Fallon Park. Participants raised over $800 to support MADD's mission in Virginia. Huge thanks to our participants, volunteers, and the Roanoke City and Roanoke County Police Departments and the Virginia State Police - Division 6 Field Office for their support!
Plaques were awarded to the top fundraisers in the following categories:
Top Fundraiser – Christopher Thayer, Top Friends and Family Team – Drunk Driving Assassins (represented by Brittany Owens), Top Law Enforcement Team – Roanoke County Police Dept.
Kevin's mom, dad and brother, at Kars for Kevin fundraiser.
In Stafford, on April 17, a car show was held in memory of Kevin Harrah who was killed by a repeat offender in September 2015. Over $3000 was raised for MADD VA. Kevin was a newlywed who was headed home from work when a repeat offender, driving on a suspended license and without an ordered ignition interlock, rear ended him at a traffic light.
The Fairfax ASAP/MADD VA 25th Annual Awards for Excellence in Community Service and Public Safety was held at the Westfield's Marriott in Chantilly on May 6, 2016. More information here.