From UGA Athletics...
Red ribbons are being worn in Sanford Stadium Saturday by all security personnel on duty. Red ribbons will also be placed on all entrance gates.
WHAT IS THE RED RIBBON CAMPAIGN?
A week-long national drug awareness campaign celebrated each October. The red ribbon symbolizes the community's and the individual's commitment to drug-free living.
HOW WAS THE CAMPAIGN STARTED?
The national Red Ribbon Campaign began in 1985 after the death of Enrique Camerena, a federal drug enforcement agent who was tortured and killed in the line of duty. The first campaign was sponsored by the National Family Partnership.
HOW IS THE STATE OF GEORGIA INVOLVED?
The state of Georgia has been involved since 1987. The campaign is sponsored by the Department of Human Resources through the Division of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse.