Posts filed under: Walk Like MADD

My wonderful twin brother, Scott McGuire, was a Special Agent with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New Orleans. His dreams were shattered the morning of January 15, 2016, when he was on the sidewalk and was hit by a drunk...
Who was Roberto? Roberto Castillo was known throughout South Florida as a top running competitor. He held age group records for speed and participated in races all over the country. He was a runner, but he took up cycling to...
Why We Walk: Phaedra Marriott-Olsen I never could imagine how much my life would change in just a matter of seconds. On May 11, 1996 everything was going as planned. My friends and I had decided to go to a concert...
Why We Walk:  Nicole Hutchinson My little sister, Darcie, was killed by a drunk driver. I can still vividly recall the night 22 years ago that my life was forever changed. It was Friday the 13th, and I was working...
It’s that time again! Let’s vote! Even while the 2018 Walk Like MADD season is in full swing, we’ve started looking forward to the 2019 season. Our Walks are about hope … about healing … and about finding a way...
As warmer temperatures arrive, so do Walk Like MADD events around the country. Recently, I was fortunate enough to attend Walks in South Carolina and New York. South Carolina In Columbia, South Carolina, the Mayo family was honored.  Their 15-year-old son...
Patty’s Legacy Celebrations of life like anniversaries, birthdays, and holidays haven’t been commemorated with joy in my family for over 30 years. Some people call it our “new normal” but there is nothing normal about it. On March 29th the...
Walk Like MADD 10th Anniversary: Why We Walk – Diana Battell I learned about MADD through my sister when my nephew was killed by a drunk driver in October of 1983. My nephew, Christopher Thater, was a graduate of Charminade...
In the spring of 1983, my sister Josie, and I both watched the original MADD movie, which told the story of Candy Lightner. I remember saying, “If we ever volunteer for an organization, let’s make it MADD and do it...
My career with Tucson Electric Power Company (TEP) began in September 1991.  In March 1993, fellow employee Robert “Bubba” Bills was struck and killed while on the job by a drunk driver. Not long after, TEP launched its aggressive “Drunk...