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Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association
Louisiana DARE Officers Association

Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Training Events


The Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Association will conduct its quarterly meeting on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 10:30am at the Opelousas Civic Center. The purpose of the quarterly meeting is to provide an opportunity for all L.D.O.A. members to assemble, discuss and vote on all matters pertaining to Louisiana’s D.A.R.E. program. L.D.O.A. members are encourage to attend these meetings in order to stay current on training, policies and procedures, state conference news and D.A.R.E. America/International information. A block of rooms will be reserve for Thursday night for L.D.O.A. members traveling a far distance to the meeting location. Please be prompt in scheduling reservations by the listed deadline.

26th Annual

Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Training Conference


 

Conference Information

Hotel Information:

Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino
315 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, LA 71101

Reservation Contact: (877) 429-0711    Registration Code: SH11LAD

Website: www.samstownshreveport.com/louisiana-dare-association

Room Rates: $89.00 Per Night for Both Single and Double

Early Bird Registration  (Postmarked prior to June 16, 2017)    Fee $200.00
Late or On-site   (After June 18, 2017)    Fee $225.00

Any questions or concerns about the meeting, please contact  LaTienda P. Davis at latienda.davis@caddosheriff.org or (318) 560-6600.

Conference Agenda

Monday, July 17, 2017
1:00-5:00 pm Registration Check-In/ Door Prize drop-off
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
9:00 am- 5:00pm Registration Check-In/ Door Prize drop-off
9:00 am- 4:00pm Golf Tournament
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Shooting Tournament
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm Bowling Tournament
6:30 pm-9:00pm President Reception
Attire: Red, Black and White
Door Prize Giveaway
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
8:00 am- 9:30am Opening Ceremony
Presentation of Colors
Welcome from LDOA President/Presentation of Flags
Welcome from:
-Mayor Ollie Tyler, Shreveport
-Mayor Lorenz “Lo” Walker, Bossier City
Memorial Candle Lighting for All Decease
D.A.R.E. Officers
DARE Service Pins Awards
LDOA Group Picture
Attire: Class A Uniforms with Ties/Ceremony Uniform (If Applicable)
9:30am-10:00am Break
10:00am-11:30 am Workshop Session 1
11:30am-1:00 pm DARE Officers’ Luncheon
1:00pm-2:30 pm Workshop Session 2
2:30pm-4:00 pm Workshop Session 3
6:30pm-9:30 pm Family Night
Attire: Championship Teams from 1991-2017
Door Prize Giveaway
Car Show/ LDOA Elections
Thursday, July 20, 2017
9:00am-10:30am Workshop Session 1
10:30am-12:00am Workshop Session 2
12:00pm-1:00pm DARE Officers’ Luncheon
1:00-2:30 pm Workshop Session 3
2:30-4:00 pm Workshop Session 4
6:30-9:30 pm LDOA Awards Banquet
Attire: Formal/Black Tie
-LDOA Scholarship Winners
-LDOA Educator of the Year Winner
-DARE Officer of the Year
-DARE Lifetime Achievement Award
-DARE Essay Winners (District/State)
-Board Recognition for Year of Service
-Swearing in of New LDOA President
– Video Presentation of 2016-17 Year
– Door Prize Giveaway
Friday, July 21, 2017
8:30-11:00am General Session/ Business Meeting (Casual Dress)
-Swearing in of 2017-18 Board of Directors

2015 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year: KJ Hawthorne, Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office

2015 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year: KJ Hawthorne, Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office

Zachary Jackson, recipient of the D.A.R.E. Officer’s Child Timothy Bergeron Memorial Scholarship.

Zachary Jackson, recipient of the D.A.R.E. Officer’s Child Timothy Bergeron Memorial Scholarship.