Four Delco Organizations Receive Grants to Help Prevent Underage, Reckless Drinking


Four Delaware County organizations have received grants from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to help in their efforts to reduce underage and reckless alcohol consumption.

The PLCB’s 2017-19 Alcohol Education Grant Program has distributed a record $2.3 million to 66 organizations in 33 counties across the state. Recipients include schools, community organizations, law enforcement, and nonprofits.

Neumann University received a $39,922 grant for the administration of its AlcoholEDU program.

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The Haverford Township Police Department will use some of its $39,652 grant for its INTERCEPT program, while the Springfield Township Police Department will use its $39,565 grant to fund officer overtime on RUDD enforcement.

The Valley Forge Military Academy Foundation is planning to use its $39,252 grant to implement projects such as an Alcohol Wise educational program and enforcement patrols.

“This year, we’re awarding a record amount of funding to the most grant recipients we’ve ever approved through this grant program” said PLCB Chairman Tim Holden. “Preventing underage and irresponsible drinking is an important part of our mission, one we take very seriously.”

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