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Posted on: May 27, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Riverside Police Chief to Speak At MADD Event

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Riverside Police Chief to Speak At "Walk Like MADD" Event in Homer Glen

Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel will speak at this upcoming MADD event on Sunday, June 4th, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.  He will be a special guest along with Homer Glen Mayor George Yukich.  Chief Weitzel was recently appointed the first ever chairperson of the MADD Illinois Drunk Driving and Drug Driving Advisory Task Force for law enforcement.

This event will take place at 14933 S. Founders Crossing in Homer Glen, Sunday June 4th at 10:00 AM. This location is on Bell Road between 143rd Street and 151st Street in Homer Glen.


About Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is celebrating its 35th anniversary by creating a future of NO MORE VICTIMSTM. MADD is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these crimes and prevent underage drinking. MADD supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every ten minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP. MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® will end drunk driving through increased law enforcement, all offender ignition interlock laws and advanced vehicle technology. PowerTalk 21® is the national day for parents to talk with their teens about alcohol, using Power of Parents®’ proven approach to reduce underage drinking. Learn more by visiting MADD’s new website at or calling 1-877-ASK-MADD.


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