Tag Archives: Violence against women

9th Annual Breakfast Presented by Violence Against Women, Services Elgin County

For immediate release October 31, 2013 “We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Samantha Nutt – Founder and Executive Director of War Child North America is our guest speaker for our 9th annual community breakfast on Thursday November 7th” notes Andrea Quenneville Chair of the Board of Directors for Violence …

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Rodney Kiwanis Helps Families Needing Safety

West Lorne, ON (July 18 th, 2013) — Violence Against Women Services Elgin County is happy to announce a gift from the Rodney Kiwanis Club. The Rodney Kiwanis today gave $1,000 to create a new home for Women’s Place Elgin’s Emergency Shelter. “At Women’s Place our Emergency Shelter, mothers and their children …

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Violence Against Women Services Elgin County announces a new gift to Building Hope. Saving Lives.

St. Thomas, ON (June 24, 2013) — Violence Against Women Services Elgin County is happy to announce another generous gift from the “Fun Razors: Women in Unity” to the Building Hope. Saving Lives. Initiative. The Fun Razors: Women in Unity today gave $7,300 to create a new home for Women’s …

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ROSS, Jane Louise of St. Thomas

ROSS, Jane Louise of St. Thomas, Ontario passed away suddenly at home on Monday, June 10, 2013 at the age of 68.  Beloved sister of Mary Ellen (Doug) Norman of Thornbury, Bob (Kathy) Ross of Dundas, Catherine Khan (the late Arif) of Lake St. Peter.  Lovingly remembered by her Goddaughter; …

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Building Hope. Saving Lives. Public Launch

St. Thomas, ON (May 2, 2013) — Violence Against Women Services Elgin County invites media to attend the public launch of the Building Hope. Saving Lives. an initiative to create a new home for Women’s Place Elgin’s Emergency Shelter. The Building Hope. Saving Lives. Public Launch Event & Reception will …

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Slut!

In the past few months, there have been highly publicized protests, held by mainly women, and these protests or match’s are called Slutwalks. The first walk was held on April 3rd, 2011 after a Toronto police officer, Constable Michael Sanguinetti suggested that to remain safe, “woman should avoid dressing like …

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Canadian Federation of University Women–Meeting.

The St. Thomas chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women welcomes all members and new members to its Thursday, January 13 meeting starting at 7:30 pm. Meeting at the Central Elgin Collegiate Institute Library, presenter Liz Brown will speak on Violence Against Women.  Please contact Margie Snowsell for more …

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