MADD Honors Victims with Butterfly Release

On July 14th, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Georgia honored lives lost and lives impacted by drunk and drugged driving at the Colquitt County Justice Center in Moultrie, GA for the MADD South Georgia Vigil and Butterfly Release.


Gary Robinson, MADD South Georgia Community Action Site Leader, welcomed attendees to the event.


Shermaine Johnson, MADD Georgia Victim Services Specialist, provided the audience with a beautiful invocation, and MADD Georgia Manager of Victim Services, Shannon Duffey, led the butterfly release ceremony.

Pictured above (left to right): Shannon Duffey – MADD Georgia Manager of Victim Services; Christi Roy – MADD South Georgia Volunteer; Gary Robinson – MADD South Georgia Community Action Site Leader ; and Shermaine Johnson – MADD Georgia Victim Services Specialist.

Those in attendance were provided with an envelope including a butterfly that they were able to release during the ceremony.

Featured above is a photo of materials provided to attendees at the Vigil and Butterfly Release.

Sheriff Donald Whitaker of the Worth County Sheriff’s Office provided remarks. Chief Assistant District Attorney J.D. Hart of the Tift Judicial Circuit also addressed the crowd.


MADD South Georgia is grateful to those who volunteered their time, energy, and efforts to make this year’s vigil and butterfly release special and to the brave survivors and family members who attended.