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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2013

Date & Time Title Program Host Location Contact
Oct. 1, 2013
Noon
“Love Sings Out!” Concert for Healthy Relationships REACH of Haywood Haywood
County
Buffy Queen (828) 456-7898
 

Additional Information: “Love Sings Out!” Concert for Healthy Relationships will be held at Haywood Community College, in the outdoor space. It will feature singer/guitarist Matthew Curry, star of the HART musical production “Johnny Cash: Ring of Fire.” All students, teachers and staff as well as the general public are invited to attend free of charge. There will be food, entertainment and speakers. It is sponsored by Haywood Community College, Haywood DV/SA Task Force, REACH of Haywood, 30th Judicial District Alliance, Hay Co. Sheriff’s Office, HVO and others.

 
Oct. 3, 2013
6:30pm
 

7th Annual Interfaith DV Candlelight Vigil

  Mecklenburg
County
Contact
 

Additional Information: Annual candlelight vigil honoring the fallen victims killed by their intimate partners in the state of North Carolina over the past year.

 
Oct. 4, 2013
Noon - 1pm
Day of Unity Celebration and Commemoration Family Services, Inc., Safe Relationships Division Forsyth
County
DeWanna T. Hamlin
(336)
722-8173

Additional Information: Join Family Services, Inc. for Mayoral Proclamation, Survivors Speak and ceremony honoring those who have lost lives as a result of domestic violence.

 
Oct. 4, 2013 Beards BeCAUSE Kickoff This is a Beards BeCAUSE fundraiser in honor of Safe Alliance Shelter for Battered Women Mecklenburg
County
Contact
 

Additional Information: Official kickoff of the 2013 Beards BeCAUSE campaign where men grow beards to raise money for Safe Alliance Shelter for Battered Women. Web Site

 
Oct. 4, 2013
6:30pm-9pm
Movie Night for Domestic Violence Awareness Month Randolph County Family Crisis
Center, Inc.
Randolph County Courtney Chavis
(336) 625-5040
 

Additional Information: Join us for our first event in the month of October to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Tickets are $5 which includes admission, one drink and choice of popcorn or a snack. Our movie is family friendly and rated PG-13, filmed in Wilmington, NC. For tickets, visit the Red Door Bargain Boutique or the Red Door Home Store or contact Courtney Chavis.

 
Oct. 5, 2013 r.a.d Charlotte Benefit Concert Series
(Rock Against Domestic Violence)
 
r.a.d Charlotte Mecklenburg
County
Contact
Patricia

 

 

Additional Information: The voices of victims, survivors, advocates and supporters will be heard. This is the inaugural r.a.d Charlotte benefit concert to launch domestic violence awareness month.

 
Oct. 7-8, 2013
7:00pm
Oct. 7 – 18th Reception & showing of Telling Amy's Story
Oct. 8 -7:00 pm
Families First, Inc. Columbus/
Bladen Counties
(910)
642-5996

Additional Information: “Crazy in Love” offers a realistic and interactive opportunity to walk through the lives of a seemingly “normal” couple. Participants get a unique opportunity to trace the chain of events that forever alter
two lives.

 
Oct. 8, 2013
5:30pm-8:00pm
Night Out Against Crime and Violence Statesville Police Department Irdell
County
 

Additional Information: In downtown Statesville, in front of Broad Street United Methodist Church and Mitchell Community College.

 
Oct. 8, 2013
6pm-7pm
Going to Court for Domestic Violence NCCU School of Law Durham
County
Demetria Harris (919) 530-6601
 

Additional Information: A diverse panel of attorneys will host a discussion about what one can expect to happen in court for criminal and civil cases related to domestic violence.

 
Oct. 9, 2013
7:45am-8:45pm
Dostic Violence Community Council Meeting Family Services, Inc., Safe Relationships Division Forsyth
County
DeWanna T. Hamlin
(336)
722-8173
Additional Information: Annual Meeting of the Domestic Violence Community Council. RSVP required by October 7.
 
Oct. 9, 2013
11:00am-1:30pm
Matthews Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Matthews Chamber
of Commerce
Union/
Mecklenburg Counties
 
Ingrid Boivin
(704)
288-1907
 

Additional Information: A Turning Point will have a table at the Matthews Chamber Luncheon. Written materials and brochures will be available for attendees.

 
Oct. 11-12, 2013
 
Grillin’ and Chillin’ A Turning Point Union
County
Judi Abbott (704) 288-1825

Additional Information: BBQ tasting contest judged by professionals and the people of NC. Some of the proceeds go to support Turning Point, the only domestic violence shelter in Union County.

 
Oct. 11, 2013 Customer
Appreciation Day
Safe Space, INC Franklin
County
(919) 497-5599

Additional Information: Safe Space, INC. Thrift Store located at 304 East Nash Street will show its appreciation to our loyal customers by providing light refreshments and special sales during this day. Come by and celebrate with us and find some great deals.

 
Oct. 12, 2013
12:00pm
Art of Healing Reception Compass Center for Women and Families Orange
County
Hannah Larter (919)
968-4610

Additional Information: B210 Henderson Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Compass Center for Women and Families will feature the finished art projects of a number of Art Therapy workshops for survivors of domestic violence. Light snacks will be provided.

 
Oct. 12, 2013 Domestic Violence Breakfast/Vigil Hannah's Place and Twilight Women Ministry Halifax
County
Clarine Jones (252) 541-2037
 

Additional Information: Hannah’s Place along with Twilight Women Ministry will sponsor a Domestic Violence breakfast/Vigil at Jermonico’s Café in Weldon, NC. Local Churches, individuals and community leaders are being invited to attend to bring an awareness of domestic violence and its effect on the community. A vigil will be held with lighting of candles in memory of those that were victims of domestic violence.

 
Oct. 12, 2013
2pm-5pm
Victim to Victors Center for Family
Violence Prevention
Pitt
County
Latina Shelly (252) 624-9659
 

Additional Information: Tickets are $15. Center for Family Violence Prevention will have an information table available.

 
Oct. 14, 2013
7:30pm-8:30pm
Candlelight Vigil
 
Rape, Child & Family Abuse Crisis Council of Salisbury-Rowan, Inc. Rowan
County
(704)
754-8486

Additional Information: Candlelight vigil in memory of those who have died at the hands of domestic violence and honoring those who have survived. Held on the steps of the Rowan County Court House, Salisbury, NC.

 
Oct. 14, 2013
4pm-7pm
ECU Clothesline
Project
ECU Student
Organization
Pitt
County
 

Additional Information: At ECU Mendenhall Student Center

 
Oct. 14, 2013 Appreciation Week Safe Space, INC Franklin
County
(919) 497-5599

Additional Information: Appreciation Week-Small tokens of our appreciation will be given to the community leaders, attorneys, the sheriff and police departments, DSS and others who have supported our efforts to end domestic violence.

 
Oct. 15, 2013 Candlelight Vigil Project Vox Wake
County
Contact
Tara Romano
Additional Information: Candlelight vigil for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in downtown Cary.
 
Oct. 15, 2013 15th Annual ASIS Golf Tournament Mecklenburg County Community Support Services Women’s Commission Mecklenburg
County
Contact
Thomas Vidak
 
Additional Information: Celebrity golf tournament benefiting the domestic violence programs and services of the Mecklenburg County Community Support Services Women’s Commission.
 
Oct. 15, 2013
12pm
Compass Center Benefit Night at Sweet Frog Compass Center for Women and Families Orange
County
Hannah Larter (919)
968-4610
Additional Information: 105 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill. Mention Compass Center while checking out at Sweet Frog and the Compass Center will receive a portion of the proceeds!
 
Oct. 15, 2013
6:30pm
Take Back
the Night
Friend to Friend Moore
County
Email
Additional Information: Candlelight vigil in memory of those who have lost their lives to Domestic Violence and will celebrate the lives of those who have been able to rebuild their lives through community support. Open to the public and refreshments will be served.
 
Oct. 17, 2013
5:30pm
Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes ®/Candlelight Vigil Family Abuse Services Almance
County
(336)
226-5982

 
Additional Information: In partnership with student groups at Elon University, FAS will be hosting a Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes® event. The event encourages men to literally wear women’s shoes and walk a mile in them as a gesture of empathy and solidarity in coming together to eradicate domestic and dating violence. The event will include awareness-building activities and will celebrate survivors. Following the Walk, we will hold a candlelight vigil in honor of those victims we have lost to domestic violence.
 
Oct. 17, 2013
6:30pm
Candlelight Vigil Iredell SCAN Iredell
County
Amy Eisele
 (704) 878-2227
 
Additional Information: The annual vigil to remember the children who died in North Carolina in the past year at the hands of a caregiver or loved one will be held at the Troutman United Methodist Church.
 
Oct. 17, 2013
6:30pm-7:30pm
Every 9 Seconds: A Discussion
on Unsafe Relationships
Compass Center for Women and Families Orange
County
Hannah Larter (919)
968-4610
Additional Information: Every 9 seconds is the estimated time a women is abused. This workshop introduces the basics about domestic violence, how it affects our community, and how you can help. Location: Hillsborough Library
 
Oct. 17, 2013
11:30am-1pm
HOME FREE annual luncheon to end domestic violence in Forsyth County HOME FREE annual luncheon to end domestic violence in Forsyth County Forsyth
County
Shannon Heck (336) 831-1909
ext. 8
Additional Information: The special guest speaker is Mildred Muhammad, domestic violence survivor, best-selling author of Scared Silent and the ex-wife of D.C. sniper John Muhammad. The event will be held at Bridger Field House in Winston-Salem. www.homefreenc.com
 

Oct. 18, 2013
Noon

3rd Annual Balloon Release REACH of Cherokee County, Inc. Cherokee
County
Rhonda Pratt (828) 837-9631
Additional Information:
 

Oct. 18, 2013
11am-2pm

Hot Dog Lunch Joseph Delk IV & the Delk Law Firm to Benefit
Shelter Home
Caldwell
County
Email
Additional Information: Joseph Delk, IV & the Delk Law Firm will sponsor a hot dog lunch for Caldwell County Law Enforcement officers in partnership with the Shelter Home. The event is to give a special thank you to law enforcement for the protection they give to families and support for the Shelter Home Services.
 

Oct. 19, 2013
5:30pm

Wine Tasting Fundraiser Family Abuse Services Alamance
County
 
(336)
226-5982
Additional Information: Your $25 admission fee entitles you to a tasting of six wines, one souvenir wine glass, heavy appetizers, live music by Autopilot, and the opportunity to purchase wine with 15% of the sales donated to Family Abuse Services of Alamance County.
 

Oct. 19, 2013
10:00am

2nd Annual End The Silence Photography Exhibit Presented by PEARLS & hip chick Photography Mecklenburg County Sandra Escobosa-Guynes
(704) 817-8793
Additional Information: This year’s photography exhibit will continue the legacy of women ending the silence and telling their stories of surviving domestic violence through powerful photographs and written accounts.
 
Oct. 19, 2013
6:30pm
In Their Footsteps Candlelight Vigil First Baptist Church in Madison, NC Rockingham
County
Email
Additional Information: “In Their Footsteps” will be hosted by Sarah Lawson with First Baptist Church in Madison, NC. There will be various speakers from the area, providers, officials and law enforcement. Cardboard “footprints” will be demonstrated to represent domestic violence fatality victims. The evening will culminate with a candlelight vigil in memory of the victims. This is the 5th annual candlelight vigil presented by Sarah Lawson and Help, Inc.
 
Oct. 22, 2013
9am - 10am
Annual DVAM Balloon Release A Turning Point Union
County
Christi Phillips (704) 288-1899
Additional Information: At Konehete Park at 12 noon, the 3rd Annual Balloon Release to honor victims of domestic violence will be held. The Murphy High School marching band will be performing and Mayor Bill Hughes will open the ceremony. The names of victims will be read.
 
Oct. 22, 2013
6pm - 7:30pm
Dating Violence on College Campuses NCCU School of Law Durham
County
Demetria Harris (919) 530-6601
 
Additional Information: Attorney Deria Hayes will lead a discussion about the importance of recognizing and preventing dating violence on college campuses. Our featured guest, Belinda D. Simmons, Ombudsperson of the NCCU Office of Student Rights and Responsibility, will address the shared responsibility of students, parents and administration in the prevention of dating violence on college campuses.
 

Oct. 22, 2013
6pm - 7pm

Candlelight Vigil Shelter Home Caldwell
County
Email
Additional Information: Domestic Violence Vigil will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hudson, NC.
 
Oct. 24, 2013
6pm - 7pm
Candlelight Vigil Shelter Home Caldwell
County
Email
Additional Information: Domestic Violence Vigil will be held in Taylorsville at the First Baptist Church.
 
Oct. 24, 2013
11:30am - 1pm
Union County Violence Prevention Task Force Luncheon Union County Violence Prevention Task Force Union
County
Thelma Manguia
(704) 288-1824
Additional Information: This will be an observance remembering the victims who died due to domestic violence in NC the past year. This will be held at the Union County Courthouse Square. Balloons will be released for each victim.
 
Oct. 24, 2013 Candlelight Vigil Union County Violence Prevention Task Force Union
County
Thelma Manguia
(704) 288-1824
Additional Information: Union County Violence Prevention Task Force will be hosting the 5th prevention and intervention awards luncheon to recognize outstanding members of the community for their efforts in the prevention and interventions of Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and Child Maltreatment.
 
Oct. 24, 2013
7pm -10pm
Compass Center Benefit Night at Steel String Brewery Compass Center for Women and Families Orange
County
Hannah Larter (919)
968-4610
Additional Information:
 
Oct. 24, 2013
5:30pm
15th Annual Candlelight Vigil Safe Space, INC Franklin
County
(919) 497-5599
Additional Information: The community is invited to join the Safe Space Board Directors, Staff and supporters in remembering victims and survivors. The vigil will include comments and remembrances by community members and survivors of domestic violence. Candles will be lit as the names of each Vitim who has died at the hands of domestic violence in North Carolina during 2013 are announced.
 
Oct. 26, 2013
2pm - 9pm
McDowell County Zombie Run/Walk Family Services of McDowell County, Inc. McDowell
County
Megan Webster(828)
652-8538
Additional Information: A fun unofficial timed 5K. Runners will wear flag football belts and be chased by Zombies. Participants can sign up as a runner or a zombie for $10. Flags will be equipped with prizes and can be redeemed at the Quarantine after party. The run will begin at the McDowell County Courthouse. Quarantine party will be at Main Street Pub. A fall festival will begin at 2pm and runners will take off at 5pm.
 
Oct. 26, 2013
11am - 1pm
Ladies in Hats
Luncheon
Zeta Phi Beta
Rho Zeta Zeta Chapter
Pitt
County
Linda Evens
Additional Information: Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at My Sister’s Closet. Proceeds benefit Center for Family Violence Prevention.
 
Oct. 28, 2013
11:30am
Fried Shrimp Dinner Hyde County Hotline Hyde
County
(252) 925-2502 to order ahead
 
Additional Information: All proceeds help serve victims of domestic abuse and sexual victimization in Hyde County.
 
Oct. 28-31, 2013 Cell Phone Drive Center for Family Violence Prevention Pitt
County
Jillian Lundy
Email
Additional Information: At Wright Plaza on the ECU campus
 

Oct. 29, 2013
6pm - 7:30pm

Silent Victims of Domestic Violence and General Domestic Violence Q&A NCCU School of Law Durham
County
Demetria Harris (919) 530-6601
 
Additional Information: Kadia Edwards of the Durham Crisis Response Center will join Attorney Deria Hayes to highlight victims of domestic violence who are greatly impacted but are not as widely recognized, such as children, pets and the elderly. This session will also include a general question and answer session.
 
Oct. 30, 2013
11am - 2pm
Panel Discussion: Domestic Violence and the African American Community Family Services, inc., Safe Relationships Division Forsyth
County
DeWanna T. Hamlin
(336)
722-8173
Additional Information: Winston-Salem State University, Anderson Center, Dillard Auditorium. This is co-sponsored by WSSU Office of Interpersonal Violence and Department of Rehabilitation Studies.
 
Oct. 31, 2013
10am - 6pm
Shop to Stop the Violence Fall Designer Sale Center for Family Violence Prevention presented by My Sister's Closet Pitt
County
Lorrie Palaruan (252) 758-4400
Additional Information: Lorrie Palaruan at (252) 758-4400

 

 
 
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