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					Spring/Summer 2010




Inside this issue:
                            Minnesota News
Victim Service News     2
Summer Vigil            2
                            MADD to Celebrate its 30th Anniversary
Brain Injury            2   at the Walk Like MADD 5k!
Volunteer News          3    More walkers, volunteers and dona-                   port families of
Volunteers of the       3    tions needed to reach $110,000 goal!                 drunk driving
Quarter                                                                                     crashes,
MADD on Facebook        3                                                                   prevent
                             Looking for a great way to spend
                                                                                            underage
VIP News                4    a Saturday in June? How about
                                                                                            drinking
Binge Drinking          4    signing up a team, volunteering,
                                                                                            and work
Awareness                    or donating to MADD for this
                                                                                            to stop
                             year’s 5k event, Walk Like
                                                                                            drunk driving.
                             MADD.
Sponsor of the          5
                                                                                           The Walk includes a teen scene, tot
Quarter                      Join Susie Jones from WCCO
                                                                                           spot, health and safety area, pooch par-
Crash Car News          5    Radio and Bill Lunn from 5 Eye-
                                                                                           lor for dogs, victim tribute area, and
                             witness News as we walk the
                                                                                           hospitality area. Anyone can be in-
Upcoming Events         6    banks of the Mississippi River.
                                                                                           volved and we encourage everyone that
                             The event, which takes place on
                                                                                           participates to invite friends, family
MADD National News 6         June 12th at Raspberry Island in
                                                                                           (including children), co-workers, and
                             Saint Paul, promises to be a
                                                                                           their furry companions!
                             memorable one, with games for
Welcome…                7    kids, free hot dogs and refresh-                               Thanks to the following sponsors:
MADD turns 30!          7    ments, and time to celebrate our loved ones in       WCCO-Radio, 5 Eyewitness News, AAA MN/IA,
Legislative Update      7    the Victim Tribute Area.                             TSR Injury Law, Bobby and Steve’s Auto World,
Thinking and Driving    7                                                         Kate’s Kids, Law Office of Bruce Larson, Subway,
                             There will be lots to do and see, as MADD cele-
                                                                                  Snap Fitness, University of Minnesota Medical
                             brates 30 years with a Decades Theme. Timelines
                                                                                  Center-Fairview, and HCMC.
                             will showcase how far we have come in eliminat-
Memorial Tree of Life   8    ing drunk driving and provide a chance for teams     For more information or to sign up your team or
                             to create a memory reminding us why we con-          as an individual walker, visit
                             tinue to fight to keep Minnesota roads safe.         www.walklikemadd.org (TWIN CITIES) or con-
                             Every dollar raised will stay in Minnesota to sup-   tact Brenda at 651-523-0802.


                             Day of Hope and Healing Rescheduled
   CONTACT US
MADD Minnesota State         Mark your calendars now for                          offender re-entry, rebuilding lives, work-
Office                                                                            ing with children and grief, taking care of
                             Saturday, August 21, 2010.
155 South Wabasha                                                                 yourself, and more. If you would like to
Street, Suite 104            MADD Minnesota will be hosting                                  suggest a topic or perhaps even
St. Paul, MN 55107           “A Day of Hope and Healing” on                                  run a breakout session at this
Phone: 651-523-0802          August 21, 2010. This all day event                             event please contact Carol or
                             was planned to help families in                                 Terri at 651-523-0802.
Fax: 651-523-0817
                             wherever they are in the grieving
Website:                     process.                                                         This event is free to any victim,
www.maddmn.org               Speaker Ted Bowman from the                                      victim family member, or survi-
                                                                                              vor of a drunk driving crash. If
VIP Information              University of Minnesota will be
                                                                                              you would like more informa-
www.maddmn.org               sharing his knowledge and experi-
                             enceon grief and overcoming the tragedy of           tion, visit our website for a registration
                             traumatic loss. Lunch will be served and             form or call the office and register with one
                                                                                  of our staff by August 13th.
                             the afternoon will focus on breakout ses-
                             sions with topics including, court process,
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Victim Service Events, Resources, and Updates
Support Groups                     good connections in your          job! With 87 counties in
Victim/Survivor Support            community? Then you are           Minnesota we cannot do it
Groups are offered on the          qualified to be a MADD            alone! We need your help
4th Tuesday of each month.         Minnesota County Monitor.         to reach those who need us.
Please check the website for       We are currently looking for      Memorial Quilts
details and topics, or call        people interested in a
                                   County Monitor volun-             There are a few more quilt         formation release form.
Carol for more information
                                   teer position. Time com-          squares available to make
at 651-523-0802.
                                   mitment is one to two hours       one more quilt. If you             A Heartfelt Thanks
Spring and Summer topics:                                            would like to make a quilt         I just wanted to say what an
                                   per week from home. This
April 27th Anniversaries           job requires people to be         square honoring your loved         honor it has been to work
and Special Days/Open              our eyes and ears in YOUR         one please contact the State       with so many of the MADD
Topic                              community. If you are able        Office for more informa-           Families over this past year.
May 25th Loss, Grief, and          to give a little time each        tion.                              As a whole, you have in-
Mourning/Open Topic                week checking the newspa-                                            spired me with your
                                                                     Website Memorials
June 22nd Summer Vigil             pers, or perhaps dropping                                            strength and courage
                                                                     We are planning to revise          through unbelievably diffi-
July 27th Criminal Justice         off some literature at your
                                                                     the MADD Minnesota web-            cult times. I am sure I can
System/Open Topic                  local court or hospital, we       site Memorial.
August 24th Helping Chil-          would LOVE to hear from                                              say this comes from all the
                                                                      If you are interested in hav-
dren Cope with Loss/Open           you. Our goal is to help                                             advocates here at the State
                                                                     ing your story told on the
Topic                              more victims of drunk driv-                                          Office. Thank you for let-
                                                                     website, please submit your
Victim Service Volun-              ing. We need you to help us       story and a photo to               ting us be part
teers NEEDED!                      keep victims from falling         Carol.haselmann@madd.or            of your lives.
Do you currently read your         through the cracks! Please        g or call the office and speak
community newspaper,               call Carol if you are inter-      with Carol. You will need
watch the local news or have       ested in this very important      to fill out a photo and in-


MADD MN Summer Memorial Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Please join us again this summer to celebrate the memories of those who have been killed or injured by drunk drivers.
We will gather at the office, then be led by a bag-
piper to drop flowers into the Mississippi River. It
has been a very moving event in the past and we
hope you will be able to join us this year.
RSVP to 651-523-0802.


The Importance of Brain Injury Awareness
A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)     officers and emergency medi-      being. Educating yourself         Other Resources:
occurs every 23 seconds and        cal personnel, or even ex-        about TBI is one of the most
almost 1.5 million Americans       change driver’s license and       important things you can do
will endure one over the next      insurance information. Later,     to understand and cope with       ♦   DRIVEN article “Life Out
year. According to the Brain       when the consequences of the      the injury.                           Of Focus” on TBI.
Injury Association, about 28       head injury begin to interfere                                      ♦   MADDvocate article
                                                                      MADD’s brochure Living
percent of all TBIs are cause by   significantly with the person's                                         “Loving Your Child Twice”
                                                                     With Brain Injury provides
motor-vehicle crashes. These       life, neither the injured indi-                                         for strategies on parenting
                                                                     information on injuries to the
injuries can cause a whole host    vidual nor the family relates                                           children with brain injury.
                                                                     head and brain, structure and
of short-term and long-term        the problems back to the crash.
                                                                     functions of the brain, classi-
problems.
                                    Even an injury that has been     fication and diagnosis, conse-
                                                                                                       ♦   Brain Injury Association of
                                                                                                           Minnesota.
Immediately after a crash, it is   labeled as mild TBI can be a      quences of brain injury, chal-
not unusual for a head-injured     significant injury that impacts   lenges to employment, reha-       ♦   Traumatic Brain Injury
person to discuss what hap-        family, personal relationships,   bilitation, grief, coping and         Resource Center.
pened with law enforcement         employment and general well-      healing.
MADD Minnesota News                                            Spring/Summer 2010                           Page 3



Volunteer Orientation and Update
Volunteers are the backbone of MADD Minnesota, so whether you are a new volunteer
with MADD or have been with us for years, we would like to invite you to attend our
MADD Minnesota Volunteer Orientation meeting.

You will have an opportunity to:

    •   Learn more about MADD’s Mission – Goals – Objectives
    •   Meet the MADD Minnesota Team
    •   Get updated on MADD activities
    •   Learn about volunteer opportunities
    •   Discover how your interests can help us stop drunk driving; support the            Volunteers the
        victims of this violent crime and to prevent underage drinking                    heart and soul of
Orientation meetings will be held from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm on the following Tuesdays:           MADD.
                                                                                              Consider
April 13th      May 18th           June 29th    August 10th     September 21st              volunteering
Please call us at 651.523.0802 to confirm your participation. We look forward to seeing        today!
you and working with you in the days and years ahead!


Volunteers of the Quarter: Century College Volunteers
For the last three years MADD Minnesota                                 give them experiences relative to their cho-
has had the privilege to work with volun-                               sen profession.
teers from Century College’s Service                                     The type of tasks we have asked these vol-
Learning Program.                                                        unteers to perform have been helping with
                                                                         mailings, answering phones, building
                                                                         shelves in the storage area, organizing and
                                                                         restocking the storage area and literature
                                          Each se-            cabinets, data entry, and doing outreach activities at
                                          mester,             health fairs or
                                          three to            schools.
                                          five stu-           They have been a
                                          dents con-          great help to us in
                                          tact the            getting much of
                                          Minnesota           our everyday work
                                          MADD of-            completed!
                                          fice and            Thank you Century
arrive ready to perform any task assigned. These              College Students
volunteers are required to complete 15 hours of vol-          for your service to
unteer time in a community organization that would            MADD!


                       and MADD Minnesota
You can now find MADD Minnesota on Facebook (www.facebook.com, then search
MADD Minnesota) Become a fan of MADD Minnesota today and let us know your
thoughts!
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Victim Impact Panel News~ Jo Baker
There have been lots of            with speakers, but 24 hardy         ♦     We held 38 panels this         Do you want your
changes within our VIP pro-        folks showed up, and we gave
gram. Dates and sites have         them our best!
                                                                             quarter.                       event published in
been adjusted in several loca-                                         ♦     We hosted 1203 offend-         the MADD Minne-
                                   The Cass County panel is tem-
tions.
                                   porarily suspended until fur-
                                                                             ers                            sota Newsletter.
We held our first panel in         ther notice.                        ♦     Involving 145 volunteers/      Let us know how
Crookston and it was, as usual,                                              speakers/facilitators          you are helping
                                   NEWS: Mark S. ( Mille Lacs )
a powerful one. New speakers
from the Thief River Falls area,
                                   little granddaughter is on the      ♦     Receiving just under           the fight to elimi-
                                   waiting list for a new heart.
presented and received good
                                   She is just 20 months old and
                                                                             45,000.00 in revenue.          nate drunk driving
comments. This will be a quar-                                         As always thanks to all for all      by sending your
                                   our prayers are with this fam-
terly panel, next one in April.                                        you do, as we try to make a
                                   ily.
                                                                       difference in across the state.
                                                                                                            article or event to
We, at the same time, held our
first one in Worthington, de-
                                   Thanks to all who made this 3rd                                          carol.haselmann@
                                   quarter a success!                                                       madd.org
spite a ice storm! We struggled


Targeting the “Binge Drinking Brand” Appearing on
Twin City Campuses starting April 5th
Binge drinking is more than a behavior, it’s a brand image heavily marketed          • The majority of people who die from alcohol
to college students—from Hollywood movies celebrating heavy drinking to              poisoning receive no help from their friends.
online websites selling drinking games to bars promoting outrageous drink
                                                                                     All with the tagline: Don’t be a model for binge
specials. UMADD and MADD Minnesota are launching a new campaign dur-
                                                                                     drinking.
ing spring break season designed to encourage college students to question
the “binge brand.”                                                                   Minneapolis, St. Paul, Roseville and West St.
                                                                                     Paul locations are listed below.
The campaign, created in partnership with Twins Cities marketing firm, Clar-
ity Coverdale Fury (CCF), shows the ugly side of buying into the “binge
brand.” In one example, an attractive female student is shown on her knees
vomiting. The headline reads, “Beauty by Binge.” Accompanying the image is                     On                         At
a simple fact: “71% of women believe men find it attractive when they drink          Washington Ave. S.      3rd St./Cedar Ave.
more.”                                                                               Franklin Ave. S.        27th Ave. S.
Although many students die each year in alcohol-related deaths, other conse-         Cedar Ave. S.           E. Franklin Ave.
quences include sexual assault, non-fatal alcohol poisoning, fighting, unin-         E. Franklin Ave.        24th Ave. S.
tended pregnancies and dropouts. The campaign seeks to draw attention to             Riverside Ave.          25th Ave. S.
several of these, to better illustrate the spectrum of the “binge brand.”
                                                                                     E. Franklin Ave.        Minnehaha Ave. S.
“The real goal of this work is to inspire conversation,” says Michael Atkinson,      Washington Ave. SE      Ontario St. SE
CCF creative director, “These messages can create awareness and challenge            Washington Ave. SE      Ontario St. SE
students to reevaluate their beliefs, but true change will begin when students       University Ave. SE      SE 18th St.
begin talking to each other about the issue binge drinking.”
                                                                                     University Ave. SE      25th Ave. SE
The posters messaging includes not only graphic images, but stirring statistics      University Ave. SE      29th Ave. SE
about the realities of binge drinking:                                               University Ave. SE      11th St. SE
• Over 1,700 college students die each year from alcohol related injuries.           SE Oak St.              SE Delaware St.
• 71% of college women believe men find it attractive when they drink more.          SE 4th St.              16th Ave. SE
                                                                                     SE 4th St.              SE 15th Ave
                                                                                     University Ave SE       Bedford
                                                                                     Cedar Ave. S.           7th St.
                                                                                     Snelling Ave.           Montreal Ave.
                                                                                     St. Clair Ave.          Fairview Ave.
                                                                                     Snelling Ave.           Niles Ave.
                                                                                     Randolph Ave.           Snelling Ave.
                                                                                     Minnehaha Ave.          Snelling Ave.
                                                                                     Como Ave.               Fifield to Stella
                                                                                     Marshall Ave.           Cretin Ave.
                                                                                     Marshall Ave.           Otis Ave.
                                                                                     Snelling Ave.           Dayton Ave.
                                                                                     Marshall Ave.           Fairview Ave.
                                                                                     Como Ave.               Cleveland Ave. N.
MADD Minnesota News                                               Spring/Summer 2010                               Page 5


Featured Sponsor of the Quarter


Minnesota School of            in the Walk Like MADD,
Business Supports              5k event on June 12.
MADD                           Here’s what our students
The Minnesota School of        and staff had to say about
Business is committed to       MADD:
serving our community in a     “Keep up the good work!”
variety of ways. On January
                               Mitch Ward, Minnesota
25th-29th we had an Alco-
                               School of Business, Online
hol and Other Drug Aware-
                               Admissions Representative
ness week. We had the stu-
dents take a quiz based on     “It was great to see the stu-
statistics from the MADD       dents participate in this
website to see what they       event! It is sometimes dif-
knew about drinking and        ficult to get college stu-
driving. We then posted the    dents involved, but every-
results and correct answers    one seemed to be on board
around campus. We had a        with this wonderful cause.      I personally know people
                               We even had a couple of                                        the consequences of drinking
variety of posters through-                                    whose lives were affected by
                               students that did not want                                     and driving and that is why I
out campus that highlighted                                    drunk drivers. In high
                               the pizza but just wanted                                      am happy to have raised
the dangers of drugs and                                       school my friend’s boyfriend
                               to donate money. I had a                                       money for MADD.”
alcohol that were especially                                   was killed by a drunk driver
geared at college stu-         staff member donate             and my best friend’s grand-    Kristin Teagarden
dents. On January 26th we      money and he told me that       father was also killed by a    Minnesota School
had a pizza sale and all of    he was a big supporter be-      drunk driver. I think it is    of Business
the proceeds went to MADD      cause he was hit by a           especially important for       Academic Coordinator
Minnesota! We also put a       drunk driver.                   young people to understand
team together to participate

Crash Car News
Look for crash cars in your com-             Crash cars will also be making ap-
munities throughout April, May               pearances at these other businesses
and June. If you see one, please             and events around the state: Trista
stop and take a moment to read               Days in Minnetrista, MN School of
the stories.                                 Business in Rochester, Blooming
The months of April and May are a peak       Prairie, and Inver Grove Heights.
season for MADD crash car tours to MN        A special thank you once again to
high schools. Prom and graduation are        Brett Letourneau for organizing and Crash car on Display at 2009 Trista Days
excellent opportunities for MADD MN          storing the cars and all the drivers
to get the message out that it is never      from Minnesota Professional Towing
okay to drink and drive. We now have         Association who bring our cars to all
10 crash cars/trailers that will be on       these events all year long. It is a
display at the following high schools:       monumental task and we appreciate
Renville , South Minneapolis,                your patience and willingness to go
Washburn , South St. Paul , Andover          the extra mile for MADD (literally!)
HS, Humbolt , Maple Lake, Maple
Grove, Anoka, Fairbault, Discovery
Public Schools, Bethlehem Academy,
Academy of the Deaf.
Page 6                              MADD Minnesota News                                                      Spring/Summer 2010



Upcoming Events and Trainings
Date                       Event                                         Location
April 10          Spring Advocate /Speaker Training             MN State Office
April 13          Volunteer Orientation                                  MN State Office
April 19-23       National Crime Victims' Rights Week - 25 Years of Rebuilding Lives
April 22          MADD Memorial Plaque Ceremony                 Rochester, MN
April   27        Victim/Survivor Support Group                          MN State Office
May 18            Volunteer Orientation                                  MN State Office
May 25            Victim/Survivor Support Group                          MN State Office
May 25 Monthly Victim Advocate Conference Call at 2pm and 7pm (CST)
May 26-28         OJP Conference on Crime and Victimization              Craguns Resort Brainerd, MN
June 12 Walk Like MADD                                          Raspberry Island, St. Paul, MN
June 22           Summer Memorial                                        MN State Office
June 22           Monthly Victim Advocate Conference Call at 2pm and 7pm (CST)
June 29           Volunteer Orientation                                  MN State Office
July    27        Victim/Survivor Support Group                          MN State Office
August 10         Volunteer Orientation                                  MN State Office
August 21         A Day of Hope and Healing                              Bloomington, MN
August 24         Victim/Survivor Support Group                          MN State Office
Please contact Carol at 651-523-0802 if you have questions about any of these events or would like to participate in one of these con-
ference calls listed above.


                                                                    Where MADD stands on Ignition Interlock Devices
MADD National Office News
                                                                    Where we stand: MADD is            starting circuit of a vehicle.
                     Stop Underage Drinking                         dedicated to supporting state
                     2010 Town Hall Meetings (THM)                  legislation that expands the       A driver must blow into the de-
                                                                    use of current alcohol ignition    vice and the vehicle will not start
                              The meetings also provide the                                            if the driver has measurable alco-
                                                                    interlock technology so that
                              opportunity to discuss MADD’s                                            hol (set to a predetermined level)
                                                                    interlocks are mandatory for
                              new parent initiative the Power                                          in their system.
                                                                    all convicted drunk drivers in
                              of Parents: It’s Your Influ-
                                                                    all 50 states. MADD works          If the driver does not have alco-
The Federal Government’s      ence. The following new re-
                                                                    closely with state lawmakers to    hol above the measurable level in
Interagency Coordinating      sources for the Power of Parents:
                                                                    encourage passage of this life-    their system, the vehicle will start
Committee on the Prevention It’s Your Influence are now avail-
                                                                    saving legislation.                normally.
of Underage Drinking is       able through Work Flow:
sponsoring town hall meet-                                          The main reason people drive       Interlocks may be set for
ings in communities across    • Marketing Brochure;                 drunk today is because they        “running retests,” which require
the US. All MADD offices are                                        can. Technology currently ex-      a driver to provide breath tests at
encouraged to participate in  • Parent Tips;                        ists that has the potential to     regular intervals, preventing
these important events. With                                        eliminate repeat drunk driving     drivers from asking a sober
nearly 2,000 meetings sched- • Daily To Do List; and, Book-         offenses – the alcohol ignition    friend to start the car.
uled, there is bound to be an mark                                  interlock. To realize a nation
opportunity for MADD to be If you wish to order these items         without drunk driving, we          For more information visit
represented in your commu- in bulk (quantities more than 50)        must substantially increase the    www.madd.org.
nity. These meetings are an   please contact                        use of ignition interlocks to
ideal chance to meet and      Judy.Mead@madd.org or call            include all convicted drunk
collaborate with community    469.420.4542. If you have any         driving offenders.
leaders to help prevent un-   questions, please contact
derage drinking. To learn     James.Bryant@madd.org or call         What Is an Alcohol Igni-
more about THM and loca-      469.420.4592.                         tion Interlock?
tions of these events, please
visit: http://                                                      An alcohol ignition interlock is
www.stopalcoholabuse.gov/                                           a small, sophisticated device –
townhallmeetings/map/                                               about the size of a cell phone –
Map_2010.aspx.                                                      which is installed into the
MADD Minnesota News                                                 Spring/Summer 2010                                  Page 7



We would like to welcome...
                                                              Lila Antonia Zamora was born on January 24,
                                                              2010 at 10:32 pm. She weighed 8 lbs, 1 oz and
                                                                           was 22 inches long.
                                                                         Congratulations Julie and Ed!
                                                                          She’s a beautiful little girl.

                                                            Julie Zamora is the Youth Programs Coordinator
                                                                           at the State office.



MADD Celebrates 30th Anniversary in Nation’s Capitol
It’s time to start thinking about National Con-               30: Saving lives, Serving People – Yesterday, Today
ference which will be held September 23-25 at                 and Tomorrow. Look for more information in the
the Marriot Crystal City in Washington DC. The                coming weeks as we plan this momentous occasion.
theme of this year’s conference will be MADD at

Legislative Update ~ Lynne Goughler
Many of you may have seen articles          Also contained within the bill was low-     able at-
in the newspapers and local televi-         ering the BAC from 0.20 to 0.15 for pur-    tending
sion regarding an ignition interlock        poses of enhancement.                       meetings
bill which was Governor’s Pawlenty’s        Unfortunately, as the bill proceeded        on behalf of
initiative this legislative session.        through the various committees it was       MADD as
 The bill began with ignition inter-        eviscerated beyond repair.                  well as do-
lock beginning on the first of-                                                         ing very important research for
                                            A bill for ignition interlock which we      MADD’s testimony.
fense. However, ignition interlock          know will save lives, by separating the
was a choice. A person could choose         impaired driver from the automobile         My thanks to all of you who sup-
ignition interlock or op to stay at         will not pass this session in a meaning-    ported this initiative with letters,
home on a revoked license. MADD’s           ful way.                                    and phone calls.
position has always been ignition                                                       As always, we will continue to edu-
interlock on the first offense with no      I would like to take this opportunity to
                                            thank Secretary of State Mark Ritchie       cate people and change DWI laws
choice to say no. We decided that                                                       that will protect people giving each
we would support and testify to igni-       and Karen Sprattler. Mark took his time
                                            to testify on behalf of victims before a    of us hope that impaired driving will
tion interlock giving the facts as to                                                   end in our lifetime.
why this is such an important tool.         difficult committee. Karen was invalu-

TAD donates 10% of its profits to MADD
On March 1, 2010, Thinking & Driving         own vehicle – eliminating one of the      Thursday through Saturday from 9PM
LLC (TAD), a new designated driver           common reasons why people drink           to 2AM. TAD accepts same-night res-
service based in Eden Prairie, began         and drive. Jake Lee, a co-founder of      ervations, but encourages advance
offering its driver services to individu-    TAD, said “we need to be more crea-       reservations. TAD also provides on-
als and businesses in the Twin Cities.       tive in eliminating the reasons why       site services to bars and restaurants.
TAD’s mission is simple: to remove           people decide to drink and drive, and     For more information regarding
impaired drivers from our roads.             we are hopeful we make that happen        TAD’s on-site services and programs,
TAD also helps support MADD’s goals          through TAD.”                             call TAD at 952-220-2809. Or look for
by donating 10% of its profits to            Individual reservations can be made       them at the upcoming Walk Like
MADD Minnesota.                              by calling TAD at 952-220-2809.           MADD event on Saturday, June 12.
Unlike a traditional cab service, TAD        TAD charges a flat-fee of $50 for a
drives each customer home in their           ride of up to 25 miles and operates
                                                                                                      NONPROFIT ORG
                                                                                                      U.S.POSTAGE PAID
Mothers Against Drunk Driving                                                                             St. Paul, MN
Minnesota State Office                                                                                   Permit # 4059
155 South Wabasha St
Suite 104
St. Paul, MN 55107

Phone: 651-523-0802
Fax: 651-523-0817




                                MADD Minnesota Memorial Tree of Life
                                A meaningful way to make       funds help us meet the           MADD Minnesota
                                a gift in memory of, or to     needs of our families by         Tree of Life
                                honor a special loved one is   offering free victim ser-        155 South Wabasha Street,
                                to sponsor a leaf on           vices, advocate training,        Suite 104
                                MADD’s new "Tree of Life".     literature and materials in      St. Paul, MN 55107
                                A beautiful memorial tree      area schools, all in an effort
                                with gold leaves has been      to prevent one more sense-       Please refer any questions
MADD Minnesota Staff:           installed in the reception     less death on Minnesota’s        to:
Jean Mulvey                     area of the MADD Minne-        roadways.                        Carol Haselmann
Executive Director              sota State Office. When we     Please join us in help-          651-523-0802
                                receive your gift of $100,     ing our tree grow!               or e-mail
Brenda Reuter
                                an engraved leaf will be                                        carol.haselmann@madd.org
Development Officer                                            Go to MADDMN.org to
                                placed on the Tree of Life.
Carol Haselmann                                                download a Tree of Life
Victim Services Coordinator     All donations help support     Order form, attach your          MADD Minnesota is a 501
                                MADD programs and ser-         check or money order             (c)(3) not-for-profit
Julie Zamora
                                vices. The success of our      made out to “MADD Min-           agency.
Youth Programs Specialist
                                program depends upon the       nesota, Tree of Life” and        Donations are tax-
Jo Baker                        monies generated by dona-      return to:                       deductible as allowed by
VIP Coordinator/Advocate        tions, memorials and fund-                                      IRS regulations.
Diane Homa                      raising activities. These
Advocate
Terri Johnson
Advocate

				
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