“My Life Sentence”
My name is Vernon Hilyer aka: Brandon’s Dad. I share a true life story about my son’s fight with alcohol and the effects his choices had on everyone who knew and loved him. My son Brandon was an outstanding all-American kid that was full of life, but alcohol impaired his control and eventually robbed him of life. N
March 19 – 23 Bridge Builders Community Foundations Week of Giving. Please support Brandon’s Dad
April 8 New Beginnings Church, Meadville. Public Welcome 6:00
April 9 Jefferson County Adult Probation DUI Class
April 26 Union High School, Clarion County
April 27 East/West Forest high Schools at Tionesta
Presently 25,000 people are killed each year in alcohol related accidents.
One American life is lost every 30 minutes in alcohol related auto crashes.
It is estimated that one out of every two Americans will be involved in an alcohol related accident in his or her lifetime.
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• Alcohol is a factor in almost half of all traffic fatalities
• Every other minute a person is seriously injured in an alcohol related crash
• Teenage drivers are at a higher risk to be involved in a drinking and driving accident
• At the point when you have reached a six pack, your chances of being in a drunk driving accident are up to 44%.
My name is Vernon Hilyer aka: Brandon’s Dad. I share a true life story about my son’s fight with alcohol and the effects his choices had on everyone who knew and loved him. My son Brandon was an outstanding all-American kid that was full of life, but alcohol impaired his control and eventually robbed him of life. Now I serve a "Life Sentence" due to his drinking and driving. My Life Sentence is not one behind bars but a life full of sadness and emptiness. I share many things about his drinking world, both in high school and in college that most can relate to. My true-life story has had a life changing effect on many people. As you look through this site, think to yourself how this will impact your students. Working together we can save one more life.
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Some key quotes from my presentations:
And not only how it effects you, but how it effects everyone around you..Forever
If a Police officer pulls you over for suspicion of DUI, You need to
thank them for possibly saving your life.
It's a phase; Most kids grow out of it,
Brandon will never see 22.
Think of your Mom and Dad,
What will they do when the police knock on their door?
Once Alcohol becomes important to you, it becomes important to have
The bar tender said, "When he left the bar he was fine." She was
the last one to see him alive.
We headed home to make arraignments to bury my son, my Drunk Driver
It was 8:00 in the morning and our lives have changed forever.
Please don't Drink, and definitely don't Drink and Drive.
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Was a great day to change Billboards today. This one is located by the AC Valley High School, in St Petersburg. Wishing all those kids in school if they make the choice to drink that they make the safe choice and never ever Drink and Drive. Your family needs you to come home everyday. Thanks to Lied Louie for the donation use of this sign. ... See MoreSee Less
I received the call from Tim and Jane Lavan yesterday in Shippenville. They said they have a billboard in Knox by the Keystone High School that will be empty for a couple months if I was interested in putting a billboard up through prom season. Let me tell you, you don't have to ask me that twice. Tim and I changed that sign and had it up in a very short time. Just sending a note especially to the kids in Keystone, Please Don't Drink and Drive. And especially at the end of your school year. ... See MoreSee Less
Yesterday I spent the morning in Brookville at the Teen Safe Driving Competition for students from most schools in Clarion & Jefferson Counties. It was a great day !! ... See MoreSee Less
Trying to put puzzle pieces on top of outlines with intoxication goggles on.
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