“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
Aug 30 Clarion County Career Center – Adult Nursing 8:15 am
Sept 1 Crawford County Recovery Celebration, Diamond Park, Meadville 11 -3
Sept 15 Venango County Recovery Celebration, Bandstand Park, Franklin PA 4:30 – 7
Sept 22 Titusville (Family Services) Recovery Celebration, Sheide Park, Titusville 2 – 6
Sept 25 Jeffer
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.
If you are interested in my program and would like to help me impact more lives by delivering a presentation to your group or organization, or if you would just simply like to get more information click here to contact me.
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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A huge thank you to Brandons Dad for coming out and speaking tonight for our I Have A Choice Week, and sharing with us the dangers of drinking and driving.
At 6:00 this evening I will be sharing my program with the students at Clarion University at the Science & Technology Center. I an hoping to help one more student make a better choice when it comes to the thought of Driving Under the Influence. This would also save their family from dealing with the Sadness DUI brings to so many around the offender. Going to be a great night in Clarion tonight. #BrandonsDad ... See MoreSee Less
Tonight I will be sharing the program with DUI offenders and a friend they are required to bring in Clearfield County. This is required for them thru the DA's office and a Victim Impact Group thru the probation office there. They try hard to make a difference like I do. I always look forward to this program which is about every other month, sometimes more often, because of the response I get form the people there (on both sides). Maybe it will be a little safer on the roads in Clearfield County after tonight. I always pray that even 1 person gets it and keeps it.
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