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MADD South Carolina is excited to be starting another year of our important Court Monitoring program in seven key counties. Our project is now beginning Year Two of our work in Horry, Berkeley, and Charleston Counties.  Due to the often...
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 At MADD, the month of October is known for “October Activation” for the Power of You(th) program. During this month we focus our efforts on our Power of Youth program to get this information out to our community.  MADD SC...
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On the evening of November 15, 2017 so many lives changed forever. David Newell’s family and his fiancé would never hold him again. His fraternity brothers would never laugh with him again and a USC Community would mourn the loss...
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The brothers of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of South Carolina are hosting a golf tournament in honor of their brother David Newell who was killed in a crash on Nov. 15th, 2017.  The fraternity decided all proceeds of...
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The 2nd Annual Walk Like MADD Greenville Upstate Presented by HotSpot was held Oct. 7th at ICAR in Greenville and was another huge success.  We thank all the walkers, volunteers, and corporate partners who came together in support of our...
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On September 24th, MADD SC staff Kelly Stafford and Ashley Merrick were given the awesome opportunity to attend and speak with students at an event at Clafin University in Orangeburg, SC. About 250 students attended the event called The Freshman...
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State Victim Service Sponsor Yarborough Applegate Law Firm shares information about “dram shop” cases in a guest blog this month. A common misunderstanding following a drunk driving collision is that the only compensation available for victims comes from pursuing a...
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As Walk Like MADD Greenville Upstate Presented by HotSpot approaches on October 7th, we are pleased to introduce you to our Honor Family.  Rhonda Cockrell is the mother of Jeremy Cockrell.  On November 15, 2014, Rhonda Cockrell lost her son,...
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On Tuesday July 24th, 2018, Victim Services Volunteer and Charleston Area Victim Impact Panel (VIP) Coordinator, Paula Schaefer, was honored by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office. Paula received the Good Citizen Award for her work with the MADD Victim Impact...
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On August 7th, 2018, MADD SC attended National Night Out with the Mount Pleasant Police Department. National Night Out is a campaign that promotes healthy community partnerships with local law enforcement. Law enforcement meet with community members with the goal...
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