FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Wednesday, December 09, 2015
CONTACT: Sara Rabern (605)773-3215
South Dakota Receives National Leadership Award from Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility
PIERRE, S.D.- Today, the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility announced the recipients of its 2015 Leadership Awards. Attorney General Marty Jackley was one of four Attorneys General to be recognized for strong leadership to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking and promote teen driver safety. Jackley was joined by Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine and Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes.
“The national leadership award is a strong recognition for all of South Dakota’s law enforcement community that serves to prevent underage drinking and to make our roads safe from impaired driving. I want to thank the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility for its continuous work in the fight against underage drinking and drunk driving,” said Jackley.
The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) is a national not-for-profit that leads the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking and is funded by the following distillers: Bacardi U.S.A., Inc.; Beam Suntory Inc.; Brown-Forman; Constellation Brands, Inc.; DIAGEO; Edrington; Hood River Distillers, Inc.; and Pernod Ricard USA. For more than 24 years, Responsibility.org has transformed countless lives through programs that bring individuals, families and communities together to guide a lifetime of conversations around alcohol responsibility and offering proven strategies to stop impaired driving. To learn more, please visit www.responsibility.org.