COMMUNITY HEROES LOCAL AND STATE-WIDE For over 38 years, MADD knows that a crucial element of end- ing drunk, drugged and substance-impaired driving is the law enforcement, first responders, prosecutors and community members. We, here at MADD, regard these folks and their families as Community Heroes . Throughout the United States, we host local Recognition Cere- monies where we announce top nomination honorees and cele- brate those who are nominated. In the state of Florida, we have a unique opportunity to recognize our Community Heroes at events hosted by our local offices as well as at a state-wide event. In Southwest Florida, we celebrate law enforcement, breath tech operators, first responders, prosecutors, nonprofits, volun- teers and others who help our community with this public health issue through a nomination process and event.
To nominate a Community Hero , visit madd.org/swflnominate . All local nominations are sent to the state-wide event .
In This Issue
All nominees and their families are invited to the local SWFL event at jetBlue Park which features family-fun activities, bat- ting practice on our very own Major League Baseball Field and the grand finale – the recognition ceremony. As well, all nomi- nees will be invited to the state-wide event which features valu- able training plenaries.
Law Enforcement Recognition
LOCAL SWFL EVENT
Interns & Movie Nights
Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
jetBlue Park, Fort Myers
2018 By The Numbers
Recognition Ceremony—July 27
Training Plenaries—July 27 & 28
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