Tag: Drug Free Greenville

The signage has been in place for a month and a half at Walmart in Greenville. Sometimes event planners realize that one does not mess around with Texas Weather. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Walkathon Washed Up!

The long-anticipated event was canceled Friday evening by Drugfree Greenville. The mission of Drugfree Greenville is to increase awareness of substance abuse. One of the casualties will be the Weekend Walkathon that was canceled late Friday night as the National Weather Service (NWS) issued flash flood warnings for this weekend. […]

Chris Yarbrough, senior flight nurse on Air Evac 67, enjoys a hot dog with students from Greenville ISD. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Heroes Luncheon

Two Greenville ISD Resource Protection Cruisers with sirens screaming led two busloads of students from Travis School up Stonewall Street to the Lunch With Heroes at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center Wednesday. Bonita Malone, Director of the Drug Free Greenville Foundation, explained “students collected Hero Trading Cards last month.  Under […]

Greenville Police Chief Dan Busken wishes an admirer well at Heroes Night.  Image by Jim Satterwhite.

A Night for Heroes

Drug Free Greenville (DFG) and first responders in the area once again sponsored Heroes Night last Thursday at the Greenville High School Cafeteria.  Fire engines, police cruisers, ambulance and a medical evacuation helicopter was displayed outside of the cafeteria. The event is a first responder appreciation program designed to educate […]

Ronny, James, Jerald, Lisa and Sarah stand ready to pass walkers and joggers water as they pass by their aid station at Super One. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Cold, Clear Water

Community wide events in Hunt County would be impossible to pull off without the efforts of business, individuals, service organizations, and veterans groups.  Refreshment stands were erected every quarter mile of the four mile walk route for hydration, fruit slices, energy bars and fruit juice drinks.  The 2016 Walkathon sponsored […]

Bonita Malone, director of Drug Free Greenville, starts the 2016 Walkathon at the Farmer's Market. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Drug Free Greenville Walkathon

The 2016 Drug Free Greenville Walkathon started Saturday morning at the Farmers Market. Cheerleaders, bands and walkers of every stripe had gathered for the four mile walk through the streets and by ways of Greenville, Texas. The Walkathon and Walkopoly campaign are the principle fund raisers for Drug Free Greenville. […]