The N.E.O.A. regularly partners with police and fire departments, schools, civic organizations and medical groups to provide educational displays for families.
Experts from the N.E.O.A. are on hand to answer any questions families may have on drug abuse and to provide our new 2011 Kids ID Kit to those attending.
Our Kids ID sponsors have included Webster Bank, American Savings, McDonald’s, Taco Bell, the Westfield Shoppingtown malls in Trumbull, Enfield, Meriden and Milford, Danbury Mall, C-Town and IGA. Our media partners include Infinity Outdoor, WTIC 96.5, STAR 99.9, WEBE, WEZN, KC 101, WNHC, WPLR 99.1 and Connecticut WB20 TV.
Informational displays of drug cases and literature provide indepth explanations of drugs and their effects on the mind and body.
We’ve also brought celebrities such as UConn basketball players both men and ladies, professional WWE wrestlers and other illuminaries in the entertainment field to the malls.
N.E.O.A. President Lt. Michael Rinaldi (ret.) greets some high school students at a community service event held at a Connecticut mall.
Longtime N.E.O.A. member and former Director Officer Carol Zesut takes fingerprints of a child at a community service event.
N.E.O.A. Director Officer Bruce Lovallo and Trumbull Police Chief Thomas Kiely speak at a Trumbull Mall event.