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                     p u bl i c a ti o n     of      c r is is        c e nt e r      nor t h

                                           second edition 2011

The mission of Crisis Center     Enjoy CoCktails & CuisinE for WomEn in Crisis

North is to empower victims              risis Center North                                        Participating vendors
of domestic violence and                 will hold its 4th                                         include: John Marshall
cultivate community attitudes            annual signature                                          Catering, Bella Frutteto,
and behaviors that break         fundraising event,                                                D’Andrea Wine Imports,
the cycle of violence.           Cocktails & Cuisine for                                           Fuhrer Wholesale, Erin’s
                                 Women in Crisis May 20,                                           Fine Foods Catering, Key
                                 2011, from 6 - 10 p.m. at                                         Impact, Hartwood
                                 The Woodlands in                                                  Restaurant, Woodside’s
                                 Bradford Woods.                                                   Grille, Panera, SweetHouse
      BIG BURRITO                Sponsorship is provided by                                        Bake Shop, The Franklin
           2                     The Allegheny County                                              Inn Mexican Restaurant,
                                 District Attorney’s Office                                        Southern Wine and Spirits,
  GLAS SLIPPER BALL              and Diehl Toyota Scion with Media                Wexford Post Office Catering Group,
          3                      Sponsorship provided by North Hills              Kaufman House, Aladdin’s Eatery, Walnut
                                 Monthly Magazine.                                Grove, McGinnis Sisters, Pretzel Crazy,
    IMPACT OF GRIEF                                                               Pinnacle Vodka, Arrowhead Wine and
           3                     Jon Burnett, KDKA-TV Accuweather                 Ugandan Gold Coffee.
                                 Forecaster will serve as emcee and the event
                                 will feature taste treats from over 20 top-      Please join us! To order tickets visit
      CCN ON FILM                notch local restaurants and wine/beer/ale, or call 412-364-
           4                     purveyors. The event will also include music     6728, x15. $60 for general admission,
                                 from local jazz duet, It Takes Two, and an       $75 for VIP which includes premier
SAVE MONEY BY SUPPORT            extensive silent and live auction. Celebrity     parking and early admission.
          5                      foodie judges, Kate Guerriro and Kaitlyn
                                 Johnston will be selecting the Best Overall      CCN serves victims of domestic violence in
    POLICE TRAINING              Taste Treat and all event guests will have the   the northern and western communities of
           6                     opportunity to vote for The People’s Choice      Allegheny County, providing support to over
                                 Award for overall favorite.                      2,000 victims each year through free and
      MEGAN’S LAW                                                                 confidential counseling and advocacy
                                 event sponsors                                   services. All funds raised from the event
                                                                                  support these life saving services for
                                                                                  families in our neighborhood. Homicide

 W H A T ’ S                                                                      rates of domestic violence have risen 49%

                                                                                  on the state level and 36% on the county
                                                                                  level in the past two years.
                                 media sponsor
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no joy for CCn

        or the past eight months, CCN has had                                                          counseling division are just some of the
        the privilege of hosting Joy Horner, a                                                         indispensible functions Joy has performed.
        social work intern from the University
of Pittsburgh. Her work ethic, sense of                                                                Perhaps most vital was her organization of
humor, and reliability have become fixtures                                                            CCN’s Holiday Program. She worked tirelessly
of the counseling department in her tenure.                                                            to coordinate holiday gift donations and
However, as the saying goes, all good things                                                           distribution to over 270 women and children.
must come to an end. Joy will be leaving CCN                                                           Even after Joy’s required internship hours
in April to prepare for her May 1st graduation.                                                        were satisfied, she strived to fulfill each holiday
                                                                                                       wish list to the greatest possible extent, and
It seemed from the very beginning that she                                                             in doing so, helped to illuminate the holiday
was a perfect candidate for the agency and                                                             season for the survivors that CCN serves.
that her skill set would be too valuable to
pass up. After two semesters of memorable                                                              Although the staff at CCN is sorry to see her
moments and accomplishments, it is clear               Joy Horner, CCN’s social work intern from       go, we are grateful that Joy selected our
that Joy was indeed the best fit. Her passion          the University of Pittsburgh                    agency for her internship. We thank her for
for the movement to end domestic violence                                                              her outstanding service, and we hope that we
has been evident in her work. That passion             Researching and providing resource              have benefitted her as much as she has
is not easily taught, but is essential to the          materials to clients, making promotional        us. Based on the competence and initiative
responsibility of respectfully and professionally      items for new programs, assisting survivors     that she has displayed, we are certain that, no
serving survivors. Throughout the academic             in filing for protection from abuse (PFA)       matter where her journey takes her, Joy will
year, Joy has achieved that and more.                  orders, and organizing materials for the        have a lifetime of successes ahead of her.

        thank you big burrito

               CN’s staff and board members would like to send out a big burrito thank you to
               Mad Mex Robinson and the big Burrito Restaurant Group for hosting a benefit
               dinner for the organization on March 15th. The event raised over $1,400.

        A special thank you to the Mad Mex staff members and Manager, Jeff Mach. Everyone
        made our experience so great, and as always, the food was outstanding.

        A representative from Blacktie Pittsburgh was there that night and took some photos. If
        you are interested visit; the event is currently highlighted on the
        home page.


    Pajama Party
                                                                                Will you be our friend?

    C                                                                           r
            risis Center North recently received a donation of over 200                 emember to be a fan of CCN on Facebook! Our Facebook
            pairs of children’s pajamas from a pajama drive at the                      page is a resource for volunteers, donors and the general
            St. Bonaventure School. Students there came together to                     public to find out more about current trends in domestic
    make bedtime warmer and more comfortable for child survivors of             violence, upcoming events, and much more. Become a fan today and
    domestic violence. For making a donation to CCN, the students were          show your support! Visit our page at
    able to wear their own pajamas to school for a day. A special thanks!/pages/
    to everyone involved, including The Pajama Project who connected            Crisis-Center-North/157104917640693.
    St. Bonaventure with Crisis Center North!
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grEat food and finE WinE for bright futurEs

      he 8th Annual Glass Slipper Ball was       Hosted by emcee WTAE Anchor, Sally
      held at the Four Points Sheraton           Wiggin, the Glass Slipper Ball featuring the
      Saturday, March 5th by Zonta Three         Best of the Chefs and Libation Purveyors,
Rivers. This year, more than $50,000 was         is one of Pittsburgh’s largest and most
raised for scholarships for girls and women.     popular fundraisers. An amazing sampling
To date, the event has generated more than       by Pittsburgh’s finest Chefs was enjoyed by
$325,000 for scholarships that are               more than 450 guests.
distributed through the Zonta Pittsburgh
North Foundation to agencies such as Crisis      The 2011 event showcased dozens of
Center North, HEARTH, POWER, Girls Hope,         restaurants whose chefs create signature
and North Hills Community Outreach.              hors d’oeuvres and desserts designed           thE imPaCt of griEf
                                                 specifically for this event including:         on a survivor
A beneficiary from last year’s event, CCN was    Andora Catering, Atria’s, Bella Frutteto,

able to allocate $10,000 in scholarship          Blue Water Tavern, China Palace,                        pen the newspaper, watch the news,
funds to clients to aid with their educational   Cioppino, Erin’s Fine Foods, Four Points                talk to your neighbors, in today’s
endeavors. With those funds, eight women         Sheraton, Fresco’s, The Hartwood, John                  world you will find there is no
were able to pay for tuition and associated      Marshall Catering, Key Impact, McGinnis        shortage of grief. We experience grief
educational costs.                               Sisters, The Naked Grape, Osteria 2350,        whenever we encounter the loss of someone
                                                 The Perfect Pastry, Pretzel Crazy, The         or something, which we value. For most,
“The flexibility of the funds is so helpful to   Regional Learning Alliance, Saga,              grief is thought of when there is the death of
our clients. While many scholarship funds        Shakespeare’s, SiBA, Springfield Grille,       a loved one, but grief can also be experienced
don’t allow for payment of associated            SweetHouse Bake Shop, Ugandan Gold             when we lose a job, a home, even our
educational costs, Zonta acknowledges that       Coffee, Walnut Grove, Willow, and              appearance or physical abilities due to age.
without childcare, books, and/or computers,      Woodside’s Grill. Also featured were
pursuing an education would not be possible,”    tastings from libation purveyors including:    An often
states Stacy de las Alas, Development            Capital Wine and Spirits, D’Andrea             misunderstood         “Every day we
Specialist. “Through Zonta’s fundraising         Imports, Fuhrer Wholesale, Southern            emotion by
efforts our team is able to help women           Wine and Spirits and The Wine Boss.            domestic              each encounter
change their lives,” furthers de las Alas.                                                      violence victims,
                                                                                                sadness and grief someone who
                                                                                                can be palpable
                                                                                                in abusive            is dealing with
                                                                                                Survivors may be grief…
                                                                                                coping with the
                                                                                                loss of a once
                                                                                                happy relationship, losing trust in their
                                                                                                partner, or experiencing grief over the loss
                                                                                                of their sense of self.

                                                                                                On March 29, CCN volunteers, staff, and
                                                                                                board had the opportunity to participate in a
                                                                                                training on the psychology of grief. This
                                                                                                presentation, facilitated by Erin Varner,
                                                                                                focused on what grief is, how it affects us,
                                                                                                and how we can manage it. Erin, who is also
Detmer Shaffer, CCN Finance Committee Volunteer; Grace Coleman, CCN Executive                   a student at the Pittsburgh Institute of
Director; and Alicia Dal Lago, CCN Board Member at Large, enjoy the Glass Slipper Ball
on March 5th.
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WomEn in film & mEdia Psa ProjECt – a monstrous aCComPlishmEnt

     n December 2008, CCN applied for the Women In Film and
     Media PSA Project. Women In Film and Media of Pittsburgh’s
     stated purpose is to improve the status and portrayal of women
in film, video and other screen-based media. With emphasis on
education, they serve to provide access to opportunities in the
industry and work with non-profits dedicated to helping women and
children. Their PSA Program benefits local non-profit organizations
and assists women by mentoring them in a production atmosphere
to give a hands-on experience while being guided by professionals.

In March 2009, CCN was selected with two other area nonprofits to
present their organizations and missions to the PSA committee. Later
that month, CCN was selected as the PSA recipient. Scripts were
presented to CCN in December; in January 2010, a script was
determined, and by April, the scenes were filmed. After much
anticipation, CCN was able to present the PSA at our annual meeting
in November.

“When we sat down to look at scripts and concepts that would work
for our center, we wanted something different that would set CCN’s
PSA apart from others. We shared a monster concept with WIFM that
we had seen done in an international print campaign. We all agreed
on the uniqueness of this concept and felt it would capture the
attention of viewers young and old,” says Erin Varner, PSA
Committee Member.

Producer Lisa Smith describes the story as a woman watching a
horror movie on TV and as the camera pushes in, the viewer sees a
scene of a woman being chased by a man who turns out to be a
monster. As the story unfolds, the viewer realizes the woman is in
some sort of distress in her relationship and the monster is her
partner who walks through the door in the end. The gist of it is, she
doesn’t have to watch a horror movie – she lives one.”

“The concept behind the PSA is to help people understand that it
can happen to anyone and that it really is a nightmare type of
situation,” says Board President Lisa Wagner.

All of the volunteer crew members from WIFM said they were very
motivated and excited to donate their time to a cause that helps save
women’s lives.

Development Specialist, Stacy de las Alas comments, “The time and
effort donated by this team was incredible. It was amazing to me how
much time it took to capture a shot. The patience and teamwork of
the crew was outstanding. We are so impressed with the outcome!”

If you would like to see the PSA or view the video that was made to
capture the filming process, visit our website, there are links to both
on the home page.
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EldEr abusE and its PrEvalEnCE
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        id you know that over two million
        older Americans are victims of
        physical, psychological, or other
forms of abuse and neglect? According to a
2003 National Research Council Panel
assigned to Review Risk and Prevalence of
Elder Abuse and Neglect, between 1 and 2
million Americans age 65 or older have
been injured, exploited, or otherwise
mistreated by someone on whom they
depended for care or protection.

Every five seconds, an elderly person is
abused, with just five states accounting for
over 1/3 of all elder abuse cases in the U.S.
These states include: California, Florida,
New York, Texas and Pennsylvania.

Types of Elder Abuse include:
                                                  •	Abandonment	–	Desertion	of	a	person	       According to the Colorado Gerontological
  •	Physical	Abuse	–	Use	of	physical	force	
                                                    by an individual who has physical          Society and Senior Answers and Services, by
    that may result in bodily injury.
                                                    custody or a person who provides care      the year 2030 there will be 70 million older
  •	Sexual	Abuse	–	Non-consensual	sexual	           for the elder.                             persons, which will represent 20% of the
    contact of any kind with an elderly                                                        population. If you suspect elder abuse,
    person.                                                                                    don’t hesitate to speak up! Keep in mind
                                                Elder abuse can cause depression, isolation,
  •	Emotional	Abuse	–	Pain	or	grief	            and/or deterioration of health and well        that expressing your concern will let the
    through verbal acts or non-verbal acts.     being. Some elders live a shorter life than    person know that you care. Understanding
  •	Financial	Exploitation	–	Illegal	control	   those that have not suffered elder abuse.      the warning signs and offering support can
    of property, assets or funds.               The effect of elder abuse also depends on      help them escape an abusive situation and
                                                the relationship with the individual causing   begin the healing process. CCN is a
  •	Neglect	-	Refusal	to	care	for	and	                                                         community resource for elder abuse;
    provide for the elderly person.             the abuse and those who can prevent the
                                                abuse from occurring.                          contact the hotline or a counselor for more
                                                                                               information or support.

suPPorting CCn Can savE you monEy

       aising money in this economy is          service provider stays the same (Duquesne
       tough, so we are finding creative        Light or PPL). So if you convert your meter,
       ways to sustain programs for Crisis      you raise $24 dollars for CCN in a year’s
                                                                                               Here’s how:
Center North. Since Pennsylvania has been       time and you save on your electric bill.
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company that supports nonprofits by paying         no cancellation fee                         Once you make the switch, you’ll have two
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                                                                                                       CCn Programs to be featured
                ross toWnshiP hosts County-WidE                                                       at the national organization for
                        PoliCE training                                                                victim assistance Conference

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            he Allegheny County District           represented a variety of municipalities                   CN would like to congratulate a
            Attorney’s office and advocates from   including, but not limited to, Ross                       number of staff and their
            the four county domestic violence      Township, McKees Rocks, and Homestead.                    colleagues on the acceptance of
     programs have partnered to educate and        Trainers consisted of representatives from        their workshop proposals to present at
     support front line law enforcement            the District Attorney’s office and the            the 37th Annual NOVA Conference. The
     officers. “As advocates, we often find        Allegheny County Police Department.               conference, to be held this August in
     ourselves on the second line of defense,                                                        Philadelphia, is offered by the National
     intervening after a victim is already         Topics covered in the session included:           Organization for Victim Assistance
     involved with the criminal justice system,”     •	identifying primary aggressor                 (NOVA). Each year, professionals from
     says Allison Martin, Legal Advocate, Crisis                                                     victim service organizations around the
                                                     •	 officer safety
     Center North. Police officers, on the other                                                     country travel to the NOVA conference to
     hand, are not afforded the same luxuries.       •	lethality                                     hear leading authorities in the field
     Their lives are placed in danger every time     •	prosecution tips                              speak about dynamic programs and
     they respond to a domestic violence call.       •	case study reviews                            innovative ideas emerging from work
     In situations where more than one party                                                         being done across the United States.
     has a bruise, officers are faced with the
     test of identifying the primary aggressor.    The training was duplicated in McKeesport
                                                                                                     This year, CCN submitted three
     And the challenges don’t stop there. After    on March 25 for police departments who
                                                                                                     workshop proposals with each being
     making an arrest, police must appear in       were unable to attend the initial session
                                                                                                     accepted by NOVA’s review team. Grace
     court, on-duty or off-duty, countless times   due to scheduling conflicts.
                                                                                                     Coleman, Executive Director, and Kristy
     before the matter can be completely                                                             Carnahan, Supervisor of Counseling
     resolved. Costs to departments for paying     “We wanted to get a clear message out
                                                                                                     Services, will be presenting a workshop
     off-duty officers can result in financial     there that we are here to help and support
                                                                                                     on the pet therapy program launched at
     hardships for the local municipality.         our local police departments” says
                                                                                                     CCN this past spring. Grace’s widely
     Additionally, on-duty officers may find       Allison. Officers were encouraged to
                                                                                                     adored dog, Penny, will also be making
     themselves pulled from daily duties to        contact their local domestic violence
                                                                                                     the trip to showcase the many talents
     appear in court.                              agency on behalf of a victim immediately
                                                                                                     she brings to the Center. Grace has also
                                                   after the first point of contact. It is the
                                                                                                     been accepted to lead a separate
     On March 10, the group convened in the        goal of all involved parties, through better
                                                                                                     workshop, presenting her work on the
     Council Room of the Ross Township             partnerships, to enhance services and
                                                                                                     Western Regional Training Initiative.
     Municipal Building. Officers in attendance    response to victims of domestic violence.
                                                                                                     This invaluable online program makes it
                                                                                                     possible for volunteers, staff, and board
                                                                                                     members to conveniently complete
    grief continued from page 3                                                                      domestic violence and sexual assault
                                                                                                     program training requirements. Finally,
    Mortuary Sciences, recently took a course      volunteers know how to help others and            Erin Varner; Dr. John Chapin of Penn
    on grief and found many connections to her     ourselves when we are faced with grief,”          State University; and Patricia Hefner, MSN,
    work at CCN.                                   says Erin.                                        RNC, faculty member for Heritage Valley
                                                                                                     Sewickley School of Nursing, have been
    “Every day we each encounter someone           Erin advises that the most important thing        accepted to present on current research
    who is dealing with grief, whether it is a     you can do for someone who is grieving is to      and training practices of CCN’s Medical
    client, friend, or neighbor. At some point,    offer your support. “Often we don’t know          Advocacy Program.
    we will be called upon to help a person        what to say to someone experiencing a loss,
    cope, or have to cope ourselves with a loss.   and that’s okay. It’s more important to offer a
    It’s important to me that our staff and        warm and empathetic ear than anything else.”
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mission vision’s ComPassion lEads to Collaboration

        ach year, nonprofit organizations                                                           One day of hard work will gratify these
        benefit from the generosity of                                                              survivors and the staff for years to come.
        neighboring businesses that offer
their time and talent through the United                                                            Beyond the cosmetic improvements,
Way’s Day of Caring. Usually, corporations                                                          Mission Vision has initiated a collaboration
provide this support, but this year, Crisis                                                         with CCN and some of our sister agencies in
Center North was honored to receive                                                                 neighboring counties. Because of this
assistance from Mission Vision, another                                                             partnership, Vision of Hope, with their
nonprofit agency in our community.                                                                  mobile eye care unit staffed with state-
                                                                                                    licensed medical professionals, can provide
Mission Vision is an organization which                                                             eye exams and glasses to survivors of
partners exclusively with Western Pennsylvania’s   and doughnuts. Invigorated by caffeine and       domestic violence and their children, who
most prominent charitable and educational          sugar, and armed with a steam cleaner, the       otherwise would not be able to afford them.
organizations to provide free eye care and         volunteers set out to scrub the carpets in the
eyewear to the homeless and uninsured,             areas most used by CCN’s clients. They           What started with doughnuts, paint and
working poor adults, underprivileged               moved on to refresh the counseling office        cleaning products will culminate with
children, and veterans in the community.           with spackle for the nail holes and a coat of    healthy eyesight for 40 survivors. CCN
                                                   paint for the walls.                             would like to thank Mission Vision for
The Day of Caring began with four                                                                   creating a new but lasting partnership with
volunteers from Mission Vision providing           The result is a more welcoming space             the local domestic violence advocacy
the CCN staff with much-appreciated coffee         where survivors can share their stories.         community.

sharE your attitudE & knoWlEdgE about                                                                  heavy duty spring Cleaning

mEgan’s laW                                                                                                      ake room in your garage or
                                                                                                                 driveway – donate your

           egan’s Law began in 1992, after                                                                       unwanted vehicle to CCN to aid
           the rape and murder of seven-                                                              clients with transportation needs. CCN is
           year-old Megan Kanka by Jesse                                                              pleased to be partnering with North Hills
Timmendequas, who had been previously                                                                 Community Outreach through its
convicted of sex crimes and had lived                                                                 Community Auto Program, which puts
across the street from Kanka with four other                                                          donated vehicles back into the hands of
sex offenders. The law requires sex offender                                                          financially struggling individuals and
registration, with a database tracked by the       The effectiveness of offender registration is      families. Car, truck, boat, or plane – any
state. Each state decides what information         constant fodder for both media and                 vehicle in any condition is accepted.
will be made available and how it should be        politicians alike. Proponents say the laws
disseminated. Commonly included                    are necessary for the control and                  Please consider this unique way to
information includes the offender’s name,          monitoring of dangerous individuals who            contribute and provide support to CCN’s
picture, address, incarceration date, and          live among the general populace. Opponents         work with and for survivors of domestic
nature of crime. The information is often          say the law has had little impact on               violence. Call CCN’s Fiscal Director, Ron
displayed on free public websites, but can         recidivism rates.                                  Aikins, at 412-364-6728, ext. 20 to learn
be published in newspapers, distributed in                                                            more about donating your vehicle and
pamphlets, or through various other means.         Long-time CCN volunteer, Dr. John Chapin           how to receive the maximum Federal tax
In Pennsylvania, residents can access the          (Penn State University), is conducting a           deduction possible through Crisis Center
information on the web (www.pameganslaw.           study about attitudes concerning Megan’s           North.                                     Law. The online survey (surveymonkey.
                                                   com/s/G9CJKVW) takes five to ten minutes
                                                   to complete and is completely confidential.
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24-hour Hotline (412) 364-5556

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    Save t dat

          Friday, May 20
                   4th Annual
     Cocktails & Cuisine
board of dirECtors                                                   staff
Lisa Wagner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . President               Grace Coleman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Executive Director
Dr. Donna Imhoff . . . . . . . . Vice President                      Dr. Ron Aikins, Ph.D.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fiscal Director
                                                                     Stacy de las Alas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Development Specialist
Alicia Dal Lago. . . . . . . . . .Member at Large
                                                                     Erin Varner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Supervisor of Advocacy Services
                                                                     Kristy Carnahan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Supervisor of Counseling Services
Dana Bissontz
                                                                     Allison Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Legal Advocate
Dr. Glenn M. Nelson                                                  Matt Karg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Case Manager/Legal Advocate
Jonathan Hoover                                                      Joyce Lunz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Legal Advocate
Christine Kleck                                                      Jeannie Friedlander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Legal Advocate
Karyll Davis                                                         Leon Strimel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Prevention Educator
Grace Coleman                                                        Priscilla Palmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Children’s Counselor
                                                                     Sharon Nesbit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clerical Receptionist
Julie Stoeklein
Michelle Gable Napoli

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