Group recognizes Luetkemeyer for efforts to combat drunk driving, underage drinking
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) was recognized last week by The Century Council for his commitment to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking.
The Century Council, which presented Luetkemeyer with the award in Washington, D.C., is an independent not-for-profit organization dedicated to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking. The Century Council develops and implements a variety of programs and public awareness campaigns that promote responsible decision making regarding alcohol consumption.
“Keeping drunk drivers off the roads and doing everything we can to keep alcohol out of the hands of young people saves lives, and I am proud to take part in any effort that educates our youth and provides parents, teachers, and local communities with resources to stop uneccessary deaths or injuries due to irresponsible behavior and poor decisions,” Luetkemeyer said. “Too often, families have to deal with the tragic consequences of drunk driving and underage drinking and anything we can do to prevent that is worth doing.”