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Thank you Karen Berman-Mulligan for the beautiful painting our shelter residents will now be able to enjoy. Visit Karen’s website at http://karenbermanmulligan.com/index.html for more information about her amazing work.
If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, check out the grand opening for PanikSwitch Cycle’s.
The fun starts at 10am in Hermon and goes all day!
Check out their link for more information.
PanikSwitch Cycle Event
Check out this great event at the Gracie Theater at Husson University on April 18th.
A Community Conversation about Domestic Violence led by Outside the Wire, a Nationally Acclaimed Theater Company.
We’ll be attending and we hope to see you there!
Check out the above link for our flyer for our Spring Hotline Training starting March 25! This will be our first joint training with Womancare. You can volunteer today! Contact us for more information
Many thanks to the Verizon Foundation for their $7,500 grant to support Spruce Run’s domestic violence prevention program in local high schools and middle schools. For additional information please see the news story that WABI did for us.
Our second annual Lincoln Walk on October 4, 2012 and our first annual Bangor Walk on October 25, 2012 were a great success. The Lincoln Walk had over 100 participants, doubling last years number. Over 300 people turned out for our Bangor Walk. Thanks so much to all of our community supporters for showing their commitment in helping us change attitudes, save lives, and end abuse. Check out our photo gallery from both events.
Our 2012 Annual Report is out. Check out how many people were helped this past year and how your support makes a difference. You can also read about some of the new events we held during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Please join us for two upcoming events to benefit Spruce Run.
Dance Out Domestic Violence Zumba Party is taking place Friday, October 26, 2012 from 6 – 7:30 pm at the UMA Bangor Fitness Center, 67 Taft Street. Zumba instructor Sara Beaulieu will lead a fun and energetic party to benefit Spruce Run. Entrance fee: monetary donation or donations of new socks and/or underwear. For questions contact Kristy Albee at 262-7912.
Designing Women Fine Art & Craft Show is taking place Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 9am – 4pm at Husson University’s Center For Family Business. Your $2 donation at the door will benefit Spruce Run. For more information on the incredible fine artists featured at this show, visit Designing Women now.
Walk with us to End Abuse in Bangor or Lincoln!
Lincoln – October 4th
Lincoln Walks to End Abuse – It’s not too late to register for this event. All events are located at the Gazebo in downtown Lincoln. From 12pm – 5pm there will be a Hands are Not for Hurting Event; Clothesline Project Display and Spruce Run Information Table. From 5pm-6:30pm will be a .7 mile walk around town starting and ending at the gazebo. Register now to ensure you’ll get a free awareness t-shirt! Form ore information visit Lincoln Walks to End Abuse.
Bangor – October 25th
Bangor Walks to End Abuse –Join us as we walk a loop around downtown to raise awareness about domestic abuse. We are inviting all members of the Greater Bangor Community to walk together in support of survivors, to remember those who have been lost, and make a statement that we will not tolerate abuse in our community. It’s free, fun, and an easy way you can get involved. For more information, please visit the Bangor Walks To End Abuse. Don’t forget to register for your FREE awareness T-shirt, lunch, and a chance to win great prizes. It’s not too late to sponsor this event, contact us to get your logo on the awareness shirt!
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Spruce Run is hosting a number of events to raise awareness this October. We encourage you to start thinking about the ways you might want to get involved. Here are a few events we’ll be looking for you to participate in: Like our services, all events are FREE.
“Hands Are Not For Hurting” Children’s Activity | Maine Discovery Museum, Bangor | October 2nd
“Lincoln Walks to End Abuse” | Downtown Gazebo, Lincoln | October 4th
Millinocket Clothesline Project 2012 | Veterans Park, Millinocket | October 12th
Ruby Tuesday Give Back | 663 Stillwater Ave, Bangor | October 23rd-25th
“Bangor Walks to End Abuse” | Downtown Bangor, West Market Square | October 25th
Paint Penobscot County Purple 2012| Your place of worship, business or home | All Month
Knowledge Empowers Campaign 2012| All Penobscot County Libraries | All month
And so much more! Check out our Full Calendar of Events