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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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We’re very excited to introduce our newest staff member, Tori Brant.  Tori is a Program Coordinator, contributing to the success of both of our Court Monitoring grants, which currently cover Greenville, Pickens, Richland, Kershaw, Charleston, Berkeley, and Horry Counties.  Tori...
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On July 5th MADD staff, Ashley Merrick and Kelly Stafford, spoke to 6th – 8th graders at Chicora Elementary School in North Charleston, SC. Carlton Holland leads a group of youth in a summer literacy program known as Freedom School....
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As part of the MADD/NFL partnership, MADD SC staff and volunteers spoke to the newest group of Carolina Panthers rookies in May during their rookie camp.  MADD staff Steven Burritt and Chris Phillips talked about MADD’s mission, DUI in the Carolinas, and...
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MADD SC is happy to report that our underage drinking prevention programs are going great.  Our program specialist, Ashley Merrick, has been busy the past couple of months sharing our MADD message and encouraging students to be alcohol free under 21....
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MADD South Carolina’s newest team member came across the country to join us, or rather back across the country. On April 24th, Karin Smith officially came on board as the Coastal Court Monitoring Specialist, which will be monitoring misdemeanor DUI...
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On April 11th, MADD SC took part in the 2017 DUI Enforcement Recognition & Law Enforcement DUI Challenge ceremony in Columbia.  The ceremony is put on annually by the SC Department of Public Safety to recognize excellence in DUI enforcement....
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