National Impaired Driving Month Press Conference
December 30, 2011

Px20 members recently coordinated a press conference to raise awareness of the dangers related to distracted driving, in particular under the influence of alcohol or prescription drugs. This event was conducted in December to recognize National Impaired Driving Month.  Several local and state representatives were in attendance.  Michael Martin, Executive Director of the Native American Community Services, graciously hosted the event.  Speakers included Judge Mark Farrell of Amherst Courts; Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard; Andy Brocato, Senior Community Relations Manager of TOPS Friendly Markets; and Sergeant Daniel Dytchkowskyj and Chief Scott Joslyn from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.  For information on distracted driving and associated resources, contact Erica J. Boyce, Px20 representative, at 716.831.2298 ext.28.