All posts by: MADD

"I will never get to see David become a man, fall in love, get married and have children of his own. I will never get to experience the joys of being a grandmother. It was taken from me."...
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MADD South Carolina is excited to introduce Lakesicha Davis to the team as Court Monitoring Specialist.  Lakesicha will be taking over for Jennifer Colby, who is leaving MADD to fulfill her career goal of being a counselor. Lakesicha is a long-time...
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Paula Schaefer began volunteering with MADD SC around December 2015. Paula came to us wanting to assist other victims of impaired driving because of her own experience in 1999. Paula and her husband, who was in the military, were moving...
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Our first line of defense when it comes to keeping our roads safe from impaired drivers are our law enforcement heroes. Dave Kopenhaver is the Senior Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) in the state of South Carolina and a member of...
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MADD SC’s underage drinking prevention programs have been active and have been a part of some great things this summer.  Our program specialist Ashley Merrick has been busy networking and forming various partnerships sharing information on our Power of You(th)...
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Dozens of firefighters, police officers, and emergency personnel make up the cycling group known as The Carolina Brotherhood. Over the span of 6 days, the group covered the 625 miles from Smithfield, North Carolina to Beaufort, South Carolina for the...
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"I no longer have a brother; I am now an only child. I will forever be angry that Josh had to go the way he did."...
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Written by MADD SC Victim Services Specialist Kelly Stafford On June 9th, the 14th Circuit Law Enforcement Network participated in the Hands Across The Border event with Georgia. This is an annual event that is conducted with state and local...
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As part of the NFL and MADD partnership, staff from MADD South Carolina and MADD North Carolina, along with victim speaker Nicole Hutchinson of North Carolina, met with the Carolina Panthers rookie class to discuss safe decision making when it...
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Our esteemed Walk Like MADD volunteer Chair, Patricia Voelker, received the Victims’ Rights Week 2017 Distinguished Survivor Award. The award was presented on April 12th at the 2017 SC Crime Victims’ Rights Week Conference in Columbia. Patricia was chosen from...
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