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“HEROES” Book Honors Ensign John R. Elliott


SOMERS POINT, NJ (March 14, 2017) – Bill and Muriel Elliott, founders of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, were honored guests of Sylvia McFadden’s third-grade class and students from the SJRS Book Project at St. Joseph Regional School in Somers Point. The class presented a student portrait of their son, Ensign John R. Elliott, and a copy of the students’ newly published book, Jersey Shore HEROES. … [Read More]

MBCA Donates $2,500 to HERO Campaign

Elliot and Guardian MBCA Check Donation

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (March 14, 2017) – The Metropolitan Business and Citizens Association presented a $2,500 contribution to the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign as the benefit charity of its sold-out “March Madness” Winter Mixer, held Monday, March 13th at Buddakan Atlantic City. The contribution will support the HERO Campaign’s mission to promote designated driving, along with this summer’s HEROtini Mocktail Challenge. The competition between more than 30 area bars, … [Read More]

New England Patriots Honor Rick Glasheen as HERO Campaign Designated Driver

Rick Glasheen

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (January 19, 2017) – The New England Patriots honored longtime fan and HERO Campaign supporter Rick Glasheen of Harwich, Mass. as their Designated Driver of the Season in a ceremony at Gillette Stadium before the divisional playoff game against the Texans on Saturday, January 14th. Glasheen was chosen as the Patriots’ Designated Driver of the Season from fans who signed up during Patriots home games and took the … [Read More]

New Year’s Ocean Dips Simply Breathtaking

Newlyweds Mike and Lindsay Feeley of Morris Plains celebrated their wedding in Ocean City, N.J. by taking the HERO Plunge in the ocean on New Year’s Day, benefitting the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign. The campaign seeks to prevent drunk driving by promoting the use of safe and sober designated drivers.

OCEAN CITY — A bride and groom and hundreds of others entered the ocean in fairly orderly fashion Friday afternoon as they participated in the town’s annual New Year’s Day rite known as the First Dip. Under leaden skies and with the wind whipping 15 mph out of the northwest on an uninviting 42-degree day, newlyweds Lindsay and Mike Feeley, both 33, of Morris Plains, Morris County, hit the 53-degree … [Read More]

How do I get my free Uber ride?

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How does it work? Using Uber’s free app, you can request a pickup and a car will show up in minutes. Your credit card is billed directly for your trip and there’s no need to tip, so you won’t need to carry cash. You can even see the car coming towards you on a map! Follow these simple steps to get $20 off your ride: 1) Download the free Uber iPhone/Android/Blackberry 7 … [Read More]

Uber offering free rides from bars during holidays

Uber logo

Too much to drink on “Blackout Wednesday”? New Jersey bars are teaming up with mobile rideshare app Uber to provide a safe ride home. Through the holidays, Uber will provide free rides of up to $20 for first-time riders at all bars and pubs that belong to the New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association. During the 2012 Thanksgiving weekend, more than 170 people were killed in crashes involving a drunk driver, … [Read More]

The Winter Sports Season at Rutgers

HERO - Rutgers Basketball

The HERO Campaign began its Rutgers winter sports campaign on Sunday, Nov. 22 as the Scarlett Knights women’s basketball was host to Temple. Helping to collect Hero Pledges as part of the Hero Campaign’s 100,000 Heroes program were student athlete volunteers (from left) Farris Cunninghan, Adriana Burcar, Dresden Maddox and Jordan Whitley. The Hero Campaign will continue to be present at selected Rutgers basketball games and wrestling matches during the … [Read More]

HERO Plunge 2016


We challenge you to Pledge or Plunge on New Year’s Day sponsored by Shore Orthopaedic! Take the HERO Pledge and register to Plunge on New Year’s Day or make a donation to the HERO Campaign – then challenge your friends! Register here: