Get ready for a festive evening to support the critical work of DVCC. Join us at the Shorehaven Golf Club for cocktails on the terrace followed by dinner and dancing with live entertainment from local favorite cover band, “Fake ID.” Attire is festive not formal – no black tie necessary but bring your dancing shoes! The beautiful setting with views of the golf course and Long Island Sound will set the tone for the evening’s theme, “Dancing in the Moonlight.”
This week on 0684-Radi0, our free podcast (subscribe here in the iTunes Store), we talk to Suzanne Adam, executive director of the Domestic Violence Crisis Center, about domestic violence in New Canaan and the wider region that the nonprofit organization serves. The DVCC’s “Harvest Fest” will take place Oct. 21 at Shorehaven Golf Club in Norwalk.
This week on 0684-Radi0, our free podcast (subscribe here in the iTunes Store), we talk to Suzanne Adam, executive director of the Domestic Violence Crisis Center, about the nature and prevalence of domestic violence in New Canaan and the wider region, resources available to victims—they are extensive and range from immediate support and consultations to safe housing—and how the DVCC is funded. The organization’s 19th annual Voices of Courage spring luncheon is to be held May 20th. Details on the virtual event, including auction information and ticket sales, can be found here.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. New Canaan YMCA will open its spinning studio for local youth to participate in a “Ride to Raise Awareness.” The ride, co-hosted by Domestic Violence Crisis Center will incorporate a fun, high-energy workout with some key facts about teen dating abuse prevention. The 45-minute spin is free to all area high school students with a valid school ID. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a bike.#TDVAM2020
This week on 0684-Radi0, our free weekly podcast (subscribe here in the iTunes Store), we talk to New Canaan CARES Executive Director Ellen Brezovsky, about strategies that local parents may employ in speaking to their children about the tragic case of Jennifer Dulos, a missing New Canaan mother of five. Resources can be found on this on this page of the CARES website, under the Parenting Skills-Toolkit tab, including article on how to talk to children about difficult news, disasters or traumatic events. This installment of 0684-Radi0 is sponsored by the Domestic Violence Crisis Center, providing victims of domestic violence with legal, counseling and financial empowerment assistance confidentially and at no cost. Call the Domestic Violence Crisis Center—your life could depend on it. Information can be found at dvccct.org.