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April 2013 NewsFlash

SAFE HAVEN RECOGNIZES APRIL 2013 AS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH WITH “A REVOLUTION OF HOPE & HEALING”


Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. proudly announces the return of our Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign for April 2013. This effort, which the agency calls “A Revolution of Hope & Healing,” incorporates community outreach, professional training, and family-friendly events to send a clear message to Pike County that our community supports victims/survivors of sexual assault. Last year’s campaign included a child safety fair, a two-part training series for local professionals, significant outreach via the press, two fundraisers, two youth-focused events, and more. Thanks to the generosity of the campaign’s sponsors most of these events—which reached approximately 7,000 Pike County residents last year—were free to the public.

Safe Haven expects the 2013 campaign to reach even greater numbers. The month-long outreach begins on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, with a proclamation at the 9:00 a.m. meeting of the Pike County Commissioners. Following the meeting, Safe Haven’s Executive Director David Bever will conduct a press conference on sexual assault in our community in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room in the Pike County Administrative Offices located at 506 Broad Street, Milford, PA. The public is invited to attend this forum, which will commence the month-long awareness campaign of events open to the public, which include:

• Women’s Empowerment Community Art Project (April 13, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at The Pike County Courthouse, 410 Broad Street, Milford, PA)
• 2nd Annual Child Safety Fair (April 21, St. Vincent de Paul Parish Hall, 101 St. Vincent Drive, Milford, PA)
• Inter-Faith Prayer Breakfast to Honor Victims & Survivors of Sexual Assault (April 29, 7:30 a.m., Mt. Haven Resort & Restaurant, 108 Mt. Haven Drive, Milford, PA)
• Clothesline Project: T-Shirts designed by survivors, to be displayed at Safe Haven (Month-long, Safe Haven of Pike County, 500 West Harford Street, Milford, PA)
• Informative Tabletop Displays/Community Presentations (Various locations throughout April)

“A Revolution of Hope & Healing” 2013 will also include training for criminal justice professionals on this critical issue. All of these events listed above are free to the public, with the exception of the April 29 prayer breakfast; participants will purchase their breakfast directly from Mt. Haven Resort & Restaurant.

Safe Haven thanks our sponsors for this critical outreach effort, they are: The Dime Bank, Susan Hines/Guaranteed Rate Mortgage, Newton Medical Center, The Pike County Bar Association, Tri-County ENT, Tina and Jerry Vesely, Dr. & Mrs. Albert Waldman, Wayne Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank.

Awareness is the key to prevention. For more information about these events, or if you might be interested in sponsoring this important outreach, please contact Safe Haven of Pike County at (570) 296-2827.

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Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. Invites you to attend the Second Annual Child Safety Fair

Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. is pleased to invite you to its Second Annual Child Safety Fair! This is a fun-filled family event where both kids and adults can find something to enjoy.

There will be Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, a Jewelry Workshop, T-Shirt Painting, music, and food, as well as Safety Resources for the grown-ups.

Bring your family and meet local celebrities such as "Spotty McGoo & Friends" who will be presenting an exciting Puppet Show, and Darci Adams, Fitness Instructor, who will be offering an energetic Movement Class for the children.

We will be hosting this event at no charge to the public, so please consider joining us for a Sunday afternoon of family fun.

With warmest regards,

Diane C. Quintiliani, M.A., M.A.T
Director of Education and Outreach
Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc.


For more information, or if your group is interested in hosting a table-top, please contact Safe Haven at 570.296.2827






WHEN:

April 21, 2013

Sunday Afternoon

12:00pm to
4:00pm
WHERE:

St. Vincent
de Paul
Parish Hall

101 St. Vincent Dr

Dingmans Ferry
WHO:

EVERYONE!

Especially Families with young children
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The 10th Annual Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. Golf Tournament
Held again this year at the prestigious Lords Valley Country Club

All proceeds from this event will benefit Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc., the county's sole resource for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Event Info:

When: Monday, May 13, 2013

Time: Shotgun Start at 8:30am
Breakfast begins at 7:30am

Where: Lords Valley County Club in Hemlock Farms

Cost: $100 per golfer, registration includes 18 holes of golf, breakfast, and lunch.
Dear Pike County,

Have you been dreaming about the first tee-off of the season? Well stop dreaming and shine up those clubs! We are all eager to get back on the golf course, and the 10th Annual Safe Haven Golf Tournament is almost here. We are please to annouce that registration and sponsorship are now open for this much anticipated event.

Prizes will be awarded for First Place to the Men's, Women's, and Mixed Foursome, as well as Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin for both men and women.

Please join Safe Haven for this fun and exciting day on the greens at the area's premiere course, The Lords Valley Country Club in beautiful Hemlock Farms. Please click on this link for additional information, a registration form, or interest in a corporate or personal sponsorship opportunity.


Sincerely,

Diane C. Quintiliani, M.A., M.A.T.
Director of Education and Outreach
Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc.
diane@safehavenmilford.com

Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc.
500 West Harford Street
Milford, PA 18337
(570) 296-2827 * (570) 296-HELP * (877) 296-7878


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