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Articles with the Tag: Safe Harbor

Sexual assault survivors honored Sexual assault survivors honored

PABLO – About a dozen women and men stood up to give survivors of sexual assault a voice during the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council’s quarterly meeting on Friday. The event coincides with the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is held in April. It started in the 197...

SAFE Harbor secures larger Ronan office

News from SAFE Harbor RONAN — Change can be challenging or exciting. Sometimes it can even be amazing. Last month, SAFE Harbor faced one of those changes that was a dream come true. In early January, the agency was able to take a giant step forward with the relocation of its main office to a large...

Kettle Drive funds stay in county Kettle Drive funds stay in county

LAKE COUNTY — This Christmas Season when you shop at Super 1 Foods, Walmart, Pablo Family Foods and Harvest Foods, you will see volunteers from the Polson, Pablo and the Ronan area churches as well as community organizations ringing the bell for the Salvation Army Kettle Drive. Over the last several...

SAFE Harbor receives $20,000 grant SAFE Harbor receives $20,000 grant

News from SAFE Harbor RONAN — Improving the lives of others was always a priority for Mary Kay Ash, the founder of the international corporation that bears her name. Nearly two decades after her death, the vision of this pioneering businesswoman continues to have a positive impact on families from...

Auxiliary awards Safe Harbor Auxiliary awards Safe Harbor

RONAN — The VFW Auxiliary 5652 of Ronanchose Safe Harbor for 2016’s “Make a Difference Day” recipient. Safe Harbor was recognized for doing so much for our community. The Auxiliary presented Safe Harbor with a Certificate of Appreciation and $100. Pictured from left: Trustees of the V...

Local heroes honored for making a difference Local heroes honored for making a difference

News from SAFE Harbor POLSON — People making a difference was the focal point of SAFE Harbor’s 2016 Community Honorees Celebration on Oct. 19 in Polson. As part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, SAFE Harbor had sought community nominees from the area who had made a significant c...

Briefs for Sept. 7, 2016

Mission Valley Children’s Choir to begin again RONAN — The Mission Valley Children’s Choir will begin its second year on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at the Faith Lutheran Church, 406 5th Ave. SW in Ronan. Rehearsals will be held from 4-5 p.m. every Wednesday. The choir is open to children from...

Local hospitals team up to help sexual assault victims Local hospitals team up to help sexual assault victims

News from DeeAnn Richardson, SAFE Harbor Executive Director Rape survivors, whether in Ronan, Polson or a larger city like Seattle encounter significant difficulties seeking post-assault healthcare and medical forensic evidence collection. Numerous studies have found that less than half of survivors ...

SAFE Harbor plans Art Auction and Celebration 2016

SAFE Harbor's annual Art Auction and Celebration is on Oct. 22, at the Ronan Community Center. The event is a time for community partners from across the region to share their creations, talents and services to help raise awareness and financial support. At the gala, both a live and silent auction take place...

DOJ grant expands victim services in Lake County DOJ grant expands victim services in Lake County

Victims of domestic violence can get lost in the court system and their abusers may not get the help they need — or the punishment. The problem increases as felony criminal cases rise in Lake County, doubling between 2014 and 2015, and could double again this year. As an understaffed county attempts...

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