Estrada to host reward day at Turner Field
Johnny Estrada
Johnny Estrada

Posted Nov 10, 2005

Braves' catcher Johnny Estrada No Drugs Foundation to Host Reward Day at Turner Field for Graduates of Foundation-Sponsored D.A.R.E Program.

The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) program sponsored by Braves’ catcher Johnny Estrada’s ‘No Drugs’ Foundation will be culminating on Tuesday, November 15 with a reward trip to Turner Field for the graduates of the 11-week program.

Estrada’s ‘No Drugs’ Foundation ( sponsored the anti-drug program for 5th grade students at Harmony Leland Elementary school in Mabelton. The course was taught by Officer Charles Willix of the Marietta Police Department. The final class of the program took place on November 2, and was tabbed as a “Role Model” class. Braves’ pitcher Tim Hudson was brought along to serve as the guest speaker. Estrada and Hudson gave the final lesson of the “No Drugs” program, as they spoke and took questions from the students at the Role Model class. The graduation ceremony took place at Harmony Leland on Friday, November 4.

In order to reward the children for their successful completion of the D.A.R.E. program, the Estrada foundation will be treating the children to a special day at Turner Field on Tuesday, November 15. Activities will include a behind the scenes tour of the stadium lead by Estrada, playtime in Scouts Alley, and a lunch/awards ceremony in the Hank Aaron Room.

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