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February 7, 2007 was the day that forever changed Karen Mertes’ life path. Karen, a Lieutenant Colonel serving in the United States Air Force, was driving the speed limit on the interstate when she was struck from behind by a...
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CHARITABLE RAFFLE In support of our second annual Walk Like MADD & 5K DASH, MADD SWFL has a charitable raffle which will open on 8/28/17. Winning Raffle Numbers will be pulled on 9/30/17 at the Walk/5K.  If you are not present, you can...
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RAPS, POEMS AND POWER OF YOUTH Recently, MADD SWFL Program Specialist, Malaina Mote, provided a Power of Youth activity at the Oasis Youth Shelter in Fort Myers. The activity was to write a rap or poem about underage drinking. Below...
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Florida Gulf Coast University Get MADD Event Watch this amazing event organized and hosted by Nyasia Jenkins of Phi Sigma Eta in March, 2017....
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WALKING FOR SAFE ROADS REMEMBER, INSPIRE, COMMIT Walk Like MADD & 5K DASH is a walk held throughout many cities in the United States to help end drunk driving. Participating in our walk and run in Southwest Florida can help...
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IGNITION INTERLOCKS 50 STATES IS OUR GOAL One of the goals in MADD’s campaign to eliminate drunk driving is to pass ignition interlock laws in every state. Only 28 states and District of Columbia have passed enhanced offenders ignition interlock...
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FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL: KEEPING OUR ROADWAYS AND HIGHWAYS SAFE MADD SWFL appreciates our Law Enforcement Heroes in our community.  Recently, our local FHP Public Affairs Office shared training that Troop F Fort Myers attended.  It immediately resulted in taking drugs...
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Q: What’s one of your favorite things to do when you’re not working at MADD? Lori: “I like to cook whenever I have the time. I also like to bake.  The creativity in cooking and baking is inspiring to me.”...
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MADD SWFL MOMENT: MEET JESSICA SANCHEZ, VICTIM SERVICES SPECIALIST Q: What’s one of your favorite things to do when you’re not working at MADD? Jessica: “Spending time with my friends and shopping.”   Q: Any favorite food? Jessica: “Thai food”...
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