Riverdale Schools received grant for Operation Teen Safe Driving Program


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Posted Online: Jan. 29, 2013, 1:08 pm
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Press release submitted by Rock Island County Sheriff


Sheriff Jeff Boyd is proud to announce that Riverdale Schools have received a $2,000.00 grant for the Operation Teen Safe Driving Program. This grant will be used to create and implement a peer led program where teens will reach out to younger students and mentor them on the importance of safety and responsibility.
Additionally, the children in grades K-5 will participate in a contest where they will be ask~d to color pictures of the Operation Teen Safe Driving Program logo. The winners will be announced and awards given to one student from each grade by Sheriff Boyd and Representative Mike Smiddy.


















 



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