Dec
18
2013

WASHINGTON, DC--Today, The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, a national not-for-profit organization funded by distillers dedicated to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking, recognized Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto with its 2013 Leadership Award. During her tenure she has shown an outstanding commitment to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking in Nevada.

The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility has been excited to partner with Attorney General Masto over the years.

Whether working to improve drunk driving and underage drinking laws, hosting educational events at schools across Nevada or taping public service announcements to encourage discussions about alcohol between adults and youth, Attorney General Masto has provided excellent leadership on preventing drunk driving and underage drinking.

“It is an honor to receive this award,” said Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto. “I will continue to educate Nevadans, especially children and parents, about the consequences of drug and alcohol abuse.  I am thankful to the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility for their work on this issue to prevent the loss of another innocent victim.”

 “We have been excited to work with Attorney General Masto to help encourage parents and children to start that all important conversation about alcohol,” said Ralph Blackman, President and CEO of The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. “We can’t thank Attorney General Masto enough for her dedication to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking and encouraging youth to say “Yes” to a healthy lifestyle and “No” to underage drinking. We have been honored to work with her and look forward to future partnerships in Nevada that will help save lives.”

About The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, is a national not-for-profit leader in the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking and is funded by the following distillers: Bacardi U.S.A., Inc.; Beam, Inc.; Brown-Forman; Constellation Brands, Inc.; DIAGEO; Hood River Distillers, Inc.; and Pernod Ricard USA. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility promotes responsible decision making regarding beverage alcohol and develops and implements innovative programs and public awareness campaigns which ignite action through strategic partnerships. Established in 1991, The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility’s initiatives are highlighted on its website at www.responsibility.org.

Contact: 
Darron Moffatt, MoffattD@responsibility.org, 202-637-0077