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Drivers urged to make the right choice

Local nonprofit hosts even about safe summer driving

The open house at Beacon of Hope, the Choices 301 building, provided information about safe driving just in time for the summer months when instances of drunk driving, motorcycle and pedestrian accidents tend to increase slightly, according to Lt. Kerry Thompson of Albany County Stop DWI.

The open house at Beacon of Hope, the Choices 301 building, provided information about safe driving just in time for the summer months when instances of drunk driving, motorcycle and pedestrian accidents tend to increase slightly, according to Lt. Kerry Thompson of Albany County Stop DWI. Tom Heffernan, Sr.

— “My work with raising awareness … began that night in 1989 when my daughter was declared dead and I realized that she had lost her right to fulfill her hopes and dreams,” said Campion, president of the Kathleen A. Campion Foundation. “I knew that I would have to speak for Kathy.”

She said it’s not the work she’s done to prevent drunk driving that keeps her rolling year after year, but the work that still needs to be done.

“There are so many people who are not listening to the message,” said Campion.

For more information about Choices 301, visit www.choices301.com.

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