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Nonprofit holds fundraiser to raise awareness for domestic violence

    Nonprofit holds fundraiser to raise awareness for domestic violence

CHRONICLE STAFF REPORT Beautiful Countenance is a nonprofit domestic violence advocacy group.  The group is not federally funded and counts on the donations from the generosity of others.  On Saturday,

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Local organizations unite to fight domestic violence

    Local organizations unite to fight domestic violence

Photo by Tevin Stinson Family Services rallies nine groups  to launch the Family Violence Prevention Initiative  BY TEVIN STINSON THE CHRONICLE  Family Services isn’t pulling any punches in the fight

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Nonprofit offers free horseback riding lessons

    Nonprofit offers free horseback riding lessons

BY TODD LUCK  THE CHRONICLE A local nonprofit is sponsoring horseback riding lessons for children who’ve been affected by domestic violence and sexual assault. Eliza’s Helping Hands (EHH), which helps

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Pay attention to domestic violence

    Pay attention to domestic violence

Laura Finley Guest Columnist October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Dwarfed by the enormous outpouring for breast cancer awareness month, it receives attention largely from survivors, advocates and activists. But

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Vigil shines light on domestic violence

    Vigil shines light on domestic violence

BY TODD LUCK  THE CHRONICLE A vigil tried to shine a light on the violence that happens behind closed doors

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Church holds domestic violence seminar to heighten awareness

    Church holds domestic violence seminar to heighten awareness

Domestic Violence in this country has been swept under the rug for far too long. Victims are afraid to speak out in fear of retribution from their abusers.

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Community needs to learn more about stalking crimes

    Community needs to learn more about stalking crimes

  To The Editor, Governor Pat McCrory proclaimed January to be Stalking Awareness Month in North Carolina. He is the

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‘Silent witnesses’ silhouettes highlight domestic violence awareness By Tori P. Haynesworth For The Chronicle

    ‘Silent witnesses’  silhouettes highlight  domestic violence  awareness  By Tori P. Haynesworth For The Chronicle

By Tori P. Haynesworth For The Chronicle City officials, Winston-Salem Police Department officials and Family Services of Forsyth County held

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Forsyth County could gain domestic violence pilot program 

    Forsyth County could gain domestic violence pilot program 

(Above: Rep. Ed Hanes) A new program designed to combat domestic violence and give victims peace of mind could be

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Agency seeks public support as it sets broader goals

    Agency seeks public support as it sets broader goals

(pictured above:  Chanel Davis A view of Family Services’ 1200 S. Broad St. headquarters.) Family Services has a new vision statement

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