Contact: Tracey Bell
BeBOLD Secretary & PR Coordinator

Bedford, NH. (October 4, 2021): BeBOLD is sponsoring its 5th annual “BEDFORD GOES RED” for Red Ribbon Week, a national drug prevention initiative held October 23 – 31. BeBOLD’s “Bedford Goes Red” for Red Ribbon Week is a local, community effort run in conjunction with National Red Ribbon Week.

BeBOLD’s ‘Bedford Goes Red’ for Red Ribbon Week is an entire week of businesses and homes displaying red ribbons and/or red lights to support and encourage people to stay drug free.

You can get red ribbons/bows at Primary Bank, located at 207 NH-101 in Bedford and Cohen Closing and Title, located at 334 NH-101 in Bedford. You can get red light bulbs generously donated by and available at Bedford ACE Hardware located at 209 NH-101. Red ribbons/bows and lights are FREE, while supplies last!

Once you have your red lights and/or red ribbons displayed, take a video or photo of you “going RED and being BOLD”, send it to and we will post it on our social media! Support BeBOLD and get your business’ name out in the community!

BeBOLD is also hosting special activities to celebrate Red Ribbon Week, including an outdoor movie night for BHS students on Sunday, October 24; a presentation, which is open to the public, by Teen Challenge on Wednesday, October 27 from 7-8:30pm in the Lurgio Media Center; and a photo booth and giveaways at the BHS Football game on Friday, October 29.

For more information about BeBOLD, please check out and for more information regarding National Red Ribbon Week, please visit

BeBOLD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit drug awareness, education and prevention coalition in Bedford, NH. The coalition includes adult and youth volunteers as well as local police, school and community professionals. BeBOLD’s mission is to prevent substance abuse in the Bedford community by educating Bedford’s adults and youth about the current dangers of all kinds of substance abuse, including alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription drugs and tobacco.