5K Remembrance Run in May

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Please join us as the Committee Against Domestic Violence, families and friends honor the women who lost their lives to domestic violence during 2011 at a remembrance ceremony and run.

May 2nd, 2015
9:00 am
Peace Park

5K Remembrance Run Fee—$35.00 Children under 12 for free
First 48 paid participants receive a free t-shirt
For more information or pay entry fee call: Danielle Widmer @ 388-7532
All funds will benefit victims of domestic violence.

Remember My Name:
Mary Inman
Micaela Costanzo
Kelly Jo Dubue-Woodward
Stephanie Estrada
Stacie Stefka

Help get the word out by clicking here to download and print the flyer.

Remembrance Raffle

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maryRemember My Name
Shout it
from the center of your soul Wake me
in my grave
Let ME know
My LIVING was not in vain.
Raffle in Memory of Mary Inman 1969-2011

 

 

 

Tickets
1 @ $5.00
6 @ $25.00
Drawing on April 30, 2015
Raffle Prizes Include:
*Handmade quilt donated by the Family of Mary Inman
*Handmade baby quilt donated by Vivian Joy
*Lay hen donated by Rebecca Stanton
*Handmade afghan donated by Fred Chesbrough
*Propane BBQ Grill
*Impact X Rocker Gaming Chair
*4 Ft Teddy Bear
*Gift Baskets
And More

All funds will benefit victims of domestic violence

For more information contact:
Elko Committee Against Domestic Violence 775-738-6524
Purchase Tickets From
Name:
Phone #:

Help spread the word by downloading and printing the flyer.

The Cost of Domestic Violence

Every minute, 20 people in the U.S. become victims of intimate partner violence. [1] Every minute. The effects of domestic abuse run the gamut from bruises to homicide, and everything in between. While this epidemic costs many things—marriages, childhoods, lives—it also has very real, and very significant, monetary costs as well.

Read the full article here.

When Your Teen is Dating an Abuser

If you think domestic violence is limited to adults, you’d be incorrect. In a recent survey, approximately 1.5 million U.S. high schoolers—both boys and girls—admitted to being victims of physical violence from a romantic partner within the last year. Unfortunately, research also shows that only about a third of those teens will confess the abuse to someone else.

Read the full article here.

Survivors Step Forward After Ray Rice Scandal

You’d practically had to been living under a rock to miss the Ray Rice debacle from February of last year. When the NFL running back delivered that infamous punch to his then-girlfriend, Janay Palmer, in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino, the world gasped and the media went into a frenzy, especially when the graphic video was released seven months later.

Read the full article here.

Can Abusers Change?

It’s a hotly debated topic with no easy answer. Can people change? Sure, we all change as we mature and grow older. And, we even change our unhealthy addictions, like drinking too much or doing drugs. But when it comes to abusers, the question seems to be more weighted. Even if he says he can change, will change, wants to change—can you trust him again?

Read the full article here.

NOMORE Week Encore TV Presentations: Stalked and Surviving Evil Air Dates, Times

NO MORE Week continues with encore presentations from 9 a.m. to noon eastern time on Saturday, March 14th of two episodes each of the true-story shows Stalked: Someone’s Watching and Surviving Evil on Investigation Discovery (ID), the mystery-and-suspense cable TV network available in 86 million households.

Here’s a description of the episodes and how to watch:

Read the full article here.