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  • Changes to 2020 TN Statewide Night of Remembrance and Awards Ceremony
To say this has been an unprecedented year is an understatement.  The global pandemic has dramatically changed how we live, work, and socialize.  At MADD Tennessee, we have had to alter our programming to offer online Victim Impact Panel classes...
We are excited to announce that Sgt. Vincent Turocy of the Tennessee Highway Patrol has been named the MADD National Officer of the Month for October 2020! We surprised him with a presentation of the award on Thursday, October 15. ...
MADD understands that COVID-19 has been stressful for all age groups, and teens are not immune. Stress during an infectious disease outbreak can sometimes cause increased use of alcohol and other substances.1  Recent research shows that since COVID-19 related social...
  • October 2020 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving and...
  • Middle Tennessee Drive-Thru Walk Logo 300x
Because of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions/recommendations, gathering in a large group for our traditional Walk Like MADD event is not feasible.  However, we are happy to announce an exciting alternative.  The 2020 Middle Tennessee Walk Like MADD will now be a...
  • September 2020 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving and...
  • TABC uniform sleeve 300x250
The Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Law Enforcement Division frequently conducts Minor Compliance Checks all throughout the state of Tennessee to ensure that licensed establishments are complying with state law which prohibits the sale of alcohol to those under 21.  This...
  • 6 teams West TN Walk pie graphic web version
Just like each participant can create their own Milestones on their Walk page with mini-goals and some promise of silliness if their contacts help them reach it, we also wanted to create some Event Milestones that we are working together to reach! Every Five Teams Registered...
  • West Tennessee Virtual Walk Logo 200x
We had hoped that since the Memphis Zoo was open for business, that we might be able to hold our West Tennessee Walk Like MADD as a live event.  But, we recently polled past and present participants to gauge their...
  • Victim Story Request for Law Enforcment Roll Call Video Project web version
Under our existing National NHTSA grant, MADD will be producing a Law Enforcement Roll Call Video encouraging officers to remove impaired drivers from our roadways through strong enforcement. MADD knows that it is victims’ stories and the speakers sharing them...