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Announcing the winners of the HEROtini Mocktail Challenge at the Jersey Shore


Galloway, N.J. (September 15, 2017) – After a summer of waiting to hear who would win Best Tasting HEROtini Drink, Best HERO Establishment, Best HERO Bartender and Best Herotini Drink Name, over 200 people eagerly awaited the HEROtini Mocktail Challenge results at the HEROtini Happening event on September 14 at the Stockton Seaview Resort in Galloway, Atlantic County, NJ.   Tomatoe’s and their No-Jito Mocktail took home the HEROtini Cup … [Read More]

The HERO Campaign HEROtini Happening Finals at Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club


Every day, 28 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve a driver who is under the influence of alcohol. Think of how many lives are affected, not only from death but the pain of the families who have lost someone, the guilt of a driver at-fault, there is so much hurt. The HEROtini Challenge was created to challenge local bars and restaurants to create the best mocktail throughout the … [Read More]

More than 250,000 Votes Cast in the HEROtini Mocktail Challenge at the Jersey Shore

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Atlantic City, N.J. – From Memorial Day to Labor Day, more than 250,000 votes were cast in the inaugural Great HEROtini Mocktail Challenge, created by the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers. Thirty-three popular bars and restaurants in Atlantic and Cape May counties spent all summer competing to prove who makes the best zero-proof mocktail. Now it’s time to find out!   The top ten finalists in the … [Read More]

Egg Harbor Township police partner with HERO Campaign to educate motorists


<iframe src=”;widgetId=1&amp;trackingGroup=69016&amp;playlistId=19132&amp;siteSection=shorenews&amp;videoId=32799091″ width=”590″ height=”332″ frameborder=”no” marginwidth=”0″ marginheight=”0″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”></iframe> EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — A random screening process by the Police Department landed a driver from Virginia in an impaired-driving checkpoint at Harbor Square Shopping Center as he and his passengers were out for a drive Friday night. “I wanted to thank you for making a choice not to drive drunk tonight,” Elliott told the driver before explaining the mission of … [Read More]

Monument, part of highway dedicated to victim of drunk driving crash

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UPPER PITTSGROVE TWP. - On a hot July day, people gathered around a small set of stones and bricks constructed in front of a cornfield in the middle of Upper Pittsgrove Township. The stones and bricks were built to make a roadside monument with the name John R. Elliott. The monument to former Navy ensign John Elliott was officially dedicated Friday afternoon, one day before the 17<sup>th</sup> anniversary of his death. The … [Read More]

OceanFirst Foundation Presents Big Check


The OceanFirst Foundation presented a $5,000 donation to the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers on Wednesday, July 19 2017. The contribution will support the HERO Campaign’s mission to promote designated driving. From Left are Bill Elliott, Co-Founder of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, Jean Jacobson, VP of Community Relations of OceanFirst Bank , Muriel Elliott, Co-Founder of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign … [Read More]

Dedication Ceremony and Road Renaming Set for Navy Ensign John Elliot Memorial in Upper Pittsgrove Twp.

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Upper Pittsgrove Twp., N.J. (July 21st, 2017) –  A roadside memorial honoring Navy Ensign John R. Elliott, recently upgraded by volunteer craftsmen from the Bricklayers and Iron Workers trade councils, will be dedicated at a ceremony to be held on Friday, July 21st at 12 noon in Upper Pittsgrove Township, N.J. The dedication will mark the 17th anniversary of the tragic death of Ensign Elliott (a 2000 graduate of the … [Read More]