WANADA received the Corporate Sponsorship Award from WRAP, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program, at WRAP’s recent annual meeting. WRAP was cofounded by former WANADA CEO Gerard Murphy 36 years ago to curb drunk driving and underage drinking, over which time it has established itself as one of the foremost sober driving advocacy groups in the region and nation.
Among other WRAP accomplishments in the past year highlighted at the event were these:
- Successfully removing 5,178 would-be drunk drivers from Greater Washington’s roadways;
- With GEICO’s support, initiating new, in-school, interactive youth safety events addressing topics including underage drinking, teen driving, bullying and date violence; and
- Helping to unveil the region’s new half Lyft/half police car serving as a “mobile billboard,” reminding motorists that after an evening that includes drinking, they have a choice of how they get home.